May TBR

I'm taking a bit of a break this month, which I will talk about later this week, but I still have a TBR list that I'm hoping to accomplish. Elantris by Brandon Sanderson. This author has been all over my feeds for the last year. I purchased this book a while ago, but had so… Continue reading May TBR

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April Favorites

I have had an absolute blast this month. Michael's busy season is coming to an end, and we celebrated Easter as a family. So many favorite moments, and here are a few more favorites this month. Book of the Month I usually don't like a book with a lot of profanity in it, but this… Continue reading April Favorites

The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind, Survive Everyday Parenting Struggles, and Help Your Family Thrive by Daniel J. Siegel and Tina Payne Bryson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is my kind of parenting book. First, it gives a lot of interesting facts about the biology of our… Continue reading The Whole Brain Child by Daniel J. Siegel: A Review

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff My rating: 4 of 5 stars I know I'm late to this party, but I really enjoyed this book. I'm not really a science fiction reader, but the format fascinated me.The book is written as a collection of emails, messages, computer codes, and surveillance footage surrounding the event… Continue reading Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff: A Review

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green My rating: 5 of 5 stars I was really looking forward to this book, and it did not disappoint! The story revolves around this mysterious, large robot that shows up in Manhattan, New York in front of a Chipotle. Turns out that there are several of these robots… Continue reading An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green: A Review

April TBR

I liked the themes I've been doing the past two months, both for Black History Month and Women's History Month. I don't think I will continue with themes, but I couldn't help myself doing it one last time. Of course, this has nothing especially to do with April, but I thought I would read some… Continue reading April TBR

March Favorites

This month wasn't as short as the one before, but it still felt like it went pretty fast. Here are some favorites from the month of March. Book of the Month I love a good mystery series, and this is the second book in the Truly Devious series by Maureen Johnson. I wrote a review… Continue reading March Favorites

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson: A Review

The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the second book in the Truly Devious series by Maureen Johnson. I read the first book towards the end of last year, so it's not been too long between the books. However, the next book isn't supposed to come out until… Continue reading The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson: A Review

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: A Review

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett My rating: 4 of 5 stars My first Ann Patchett book was a collection of essays she wrote for various magazines, This is a Story of a Happy Marriage, but a friend recommended I read her fiction. I have to say the fiction is much better. I really enjoyed this book.The… Continue reading Commonwealth by Ann Patchett: A Review

Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis: A Review

Girl, Wash Your Face: Stop Believing the Lies about Who You Are So You Can Become Who You Were Meant to Be by Rachel Hollis My rating: 3.5 of 5 stars I bought this book at Target as an impulse buy. I didn't know who the author was, but I liked the title, and the… Continue reading Girl, Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis: A Review