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

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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

March TBR

Since the books from Black History month worked out so well, I thought I would try to do it again for Women's History Month.  Of course, I have a lot of books written by women, so I tried to whittle it down to the four books. It was really hard because there is so much… Continue reading March TBR

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas: A Review

On the Come Up by Angie Thomas My rating: 5 of 5 stars Angie Thomas did it again. I absolutely loved this book. I was turning page after page with anticipation, fully engrossed in the plot. The story takes place in the same neighborhood but after the events of her first book, The Hate U… Continue reading On the Come Up by Angie Thomas: A Review

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

I'm Still Here: Black Dignity in a World Made for Whiteness by Austin Channing Brown My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my, this book is good. Austin Channing Brown's memoir of growing up and living in America is beautiful, strong, honest, heartbreaking and encouraging. She talks about issues of race, racism, white supremacy, white… Continue reading I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown: A Review

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar My rating: 3 of 5 stars I came across this series at my local library. I didn't even realize who the author was until I got home with the book. I'm a semi-decent Sherlock fan and mystery novel lover, so that is why I originally picked up the book.The story… Continue reading Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse: A Review

February TBR

This year, I'm trying to read four books a month. I completed this goal last month with It's Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst, Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness, Devian by Shanna Bosarge, and The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath. I might do something with all my classic reviews at the end… Continue reading February TBR

Devian by Shanna Bosarge: A Review

The Elemental Union: Book One Devian by Shanna Bosarge My rating: 3 of 5 stars I got this book in a farmer's market in Georgia while visiting family. It's a fantasy with some elemental magic, a girl with a mysterious past, and a robust world. I was in. I'm not familiar with this author's web… Continue reading Devian by Shanna Bosarge: A Review

Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness: A Review

Time's Convert by Deborah Harkness My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed the original series, so I knew I would enjoy this extension of the story. It is pretty important to read the All Souls Trilogy before this book. There are a lot of references to characters and major plot points. So, fair… Continue reading Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness: A Review

It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review

It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered by Lysa TerKeurst My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a great book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is going through hardships or suffering of any kind. She writes this book of faith and truth while… Continue reading It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review