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, [...]

January Wrap up

While February was an odd month, January ended up being a pretty productive reading month. I read 9 books. Hooray! Now, I don't know what the rules are, (or even if there are rules), but #bookishconfessions: Two of the books I had started in December. One of the them was mostly read in January (Queen [...]