That’s What HE Said Thursday

That’s What He Said Thursday is hosted by Chapter Break. I thought it would be fun to participate using one of my most recent reads Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn. Meg Mackworth’s hand-lettering skill has made her famous as the Planner of Park Slope, designing beautiful custom journals for New York City’s elite. She hasContinue reading “That’s What HE Said Thursday”

A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem | Manda Collins | Book Review

A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem by Manda Collins appealed to me as a reader of historical romances. Especially romances set in the Victorian period. This time there was also a mystery wrapped within the pages of the romance which was equally compelling for me. The main character of A Lady’s Guide to MischiefContinue reading “A Lady’s Guide to Mischief and Mayhem | Manda Collins | Book Review”

It’s Kind Of A Cheesy Love Story | Lauren Morrill | Book Review

It’s Kinda Of A Cheesy Love Story is like a big warm hug from Lauren Morrill and I loved every minute of it. The pages are filled with a relatable quirky main character, growing friendships and family relationships and potential romance. It was the perfect slice of a young adult book for me. It’s KindContinue reading “It’s Kind Of A Cheesy Love Story | Lauren Morrill | Book Review”

Fly Girls | Keith O’Brien | Book Review

I stumbled upon Fly Girls by Keith O’Brien randomly at my local library as they had it on display. I read the synopsis and was immediately captivated and wanted to learn more about these five daring women who defied all the odds in aviation history. It was not a topic that I was familiar withContinue reading “Fly Girls | Keith O’Brien | Book Review”

We Are Not Free | Traci Chee | Book Review

When I was in graduated school (the first time), I took a class that was about Asian American history in the United States. One of the topics that we spent alot of time discussing was the relocation of Japanese Americans during World War II. Prior to this, I had not had very much exposure toContinue reading “We Are Not Free | Traci Chee | Book Review”

Stay Gold | Tobly McSmith | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Stay Gold by Tobly McSmith? I was looking for a new audiobook to listen to and Stay Gold caught my attention. I am always looking to be diverse with my reading choices and had thought that this would a sweet LGBTQ contemporary romance. Honestly, I really was expecting a sweet,Continue reading “Stay Gold | Tobly McSmith | Audiobook Review”

Only Mostly Devastated | Sophia Gonzales | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Only Mostly Devastated by Sophia Gonzales? Honestly as soon as I found out that Only Mostly Devastated was a retelling of the musical Grease, I was in. I have seen the movie version of Grease so many times that I can probably quote it word for word. So, I wasContinue reading “Only Mostly Devastated | Sophia Gonzales | Audiobook Review”

Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Whose Job I Wish I Had

Top Ten Tuesday is held by Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s topic is Characters Whose Job I Wish I Had. And here we go… Dani Brown – Gender Studies College Professor (Take A Hint, Dani Brown) Elle Jones – Astrologer (Written in the Stars) Cecilia Morgan – Personal Assistant to NFL QB (NothingContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Characters Whose Job I Wish I Had”

February 2021 Recap | March 2021 TBR

Is anyone else having a hard time believing that February has already come and gone? And not only that but we’re back in MARCH again? I’m still recovering from March 2020 if you know what I mean! Overall, February was a pretty good month for me as a reader and television viewer. And I’m continueContinue reading “February 2021 Recap | March 2021 TBR”

Concrete Rose | Angie Thomas | Book Review

Concrete Rose is the prequel to The Hate U Give (THUG) by Angie Thomas. I admittedly waited until last year to finally read THUG and immediately regretted it. I didn’t want to make the same mistake with this one. I was excited to learn more about Maverick’s story and see how he became the fatherContinue reading “Concrete Rose | Angie Thomas | Book Review”

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