March Wrap Up

What is it they say about March? In like a lion, out like a lamb? Well, that certainly was the case in Las Vegas anyway. Cold weather and winds gave way to warmer weather and Spring, or the ten minutes we get here in the desert, appears to finally be here. 42/125 - Goodreads Challenge [...]

January Wrap-Up

"You can find magic wherever you look. Sit back and relax, all you need is a book!"  ~Dr. Suess January started off with a BANG!!! I ended December on a roll of fantastic books! And while I wish it could have been all five star reads all through the month, they can't all be winners... [...]

2017: A Year In Review

Reading challenge: 139/75 So back when I first began this blog, one of the challenges I wanted to do was set a goal in Goodreads, and then NOT CHANGE IT! I set my goal of 75 books based on how I did in 2016, and I ended up reading 139. It felt strange to me [...]

A Review: The Hot Guy

The Hot Guy by Mel Campbell My rating: 3 of 5 stars I liked the premise of this book, and really wanted it to be more. It sounded fun, had some really funny, witty writing and even had a decent plot line. Which makes this a difficult review to write, because I did enjoy the [...]

April wrap up

Half way through May, and I realized I hadn't done an April wrap up. The horror! The good news, I've managed to write a review for all the books I read, so YAY ME!!! If I didn't post all the reviews on my blog, they are all on Goodreads. FIND ME HERE Here's a quick [...]

A review: Running Beyond Empty

Running Beyond Empty by Ben Kruser My rating: 3 of 5 stars From Amazon: Fun and entertaining, Running Beyond Empty explores the many challenges faced by mother and daughter when their world crumbles. Dinah is suddenly jobless and forced to move in order to provide for herself and Selah, who is hurt, angry and confused. [...]

A review: Me Before You

Typical romance novels are not my jam. I can do without heaving bosoms and deep, meaningful stares. Bleh. And after falling for the 50 shades hype, I am highly skeptical of all hyped romance novels. Part of my issue with the genre is all the sex. Not that I care about sex in a book. [...]

A review: Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli My rating: 4 of 5 stars I loved this book! It was such an adorable, easy read. Simon is such a lovable character. Even when he is having a bad day, you just want to hug him, don't you? There is so much I adore in [...]

My Life to Live

Most everyone I know grew up watching soap operas. At least, they watched them in the way we watch what our mothers, and aunts, and grandmothers watched. Reluctantly since if we didn't, we wouldn't watch anything at all. So, willingly or unwillingly, we all knew the plots. My mother watched All My Children religiously. She [...]

March Wrap Up

March was a busy month for me. I ended up reading six books. Goodreads suspiciously has my reading challenge as ahead of schedule. I'm beginning to think Goodreads is just trying to keep my self-esteem intact. I finished the second and third book in the Red Queen series. I have mixed feelings about them. First, [...]