Book of the Month Club Picks – May 2020

I recently signed up for Book of the Month Club again. If you recall, I tried this book subscription box out earlier this year. As it turned out, I didn't like feeling as though I had to read something specific each month, because I'm much more of a mood reader than a planner. This time… Continue reading Book of the Month Club Picks – May 2020

Book Review · Books

The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1)

Synopsis "When a troubled supermodel falls to her death from the balcony of her London home, it is assumed that she has committed suicide. However, her brother has his doubts and calls in private detective Cormoran Strike to investigate. Strike is a war veteran - wounded both physically and psychologically - and his private life… Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1)

Books · Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week's topic is The Last Ten Books… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

Book Review · Books · Children's Literature · Diverse Books

Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming

Synopsis "Jacqueline Woodson, one of today's finest writers, tells the moving story of her childhood in mesmerizing verse. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always felt halfway home in each place. In vivid poems, she shares what it was like to grow up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with… Continue reading Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming