Goldilocks

GOLDILOCKS Written by Laura Lam Published by Orbit, May 5, 2020 My star rating – 3 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Despite increasing restrictions on the freedoms of women on Earth, Valerie Black is spearheading the first all-female mission to a planet in the Goldilocks Zone, where conditions are just right for human habitation. The team is…

Off The Grid Readathon Announcement!!!

The July edition of the Off The Grid Readathon is fast approaching! It begins on July 17th and ends at midnight on the 19th. For all of the details, you can check out the announcement post RIGHT HERE. As you all know, up to this point I’ve kept this readathon as chill as possible. No challenges,…

Weekly Wrap Up – June 1 – 7

Oh hey! Remember me? I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t lol! It’s been a while…. a long while. Though the world is still a flaming dumpster fire of pandemics and racism, I feel like I’m personally coming out of my shadow. I’ve had no mental break downs in a few weeks (look at me…

Top 5 Tuesday….. is taking a break

Time for me to get real here. I’ve spent the last two weeks going back and forth on a lot of things to do with the blog. After a lot of thought (and even some tears), I’ve come to terms with the fact that 2020 is the year that kicks my blogs ass. I tried…

Top 5 Summer Reads!

Weather is weird – two weeks ago it was snowing and now it’s hotter than hell! I think our backyard was almost 100 degrees over the last two days. I thought I had time to get my pool ready but MAN I wish I had it ready now!!! There’s nothing better than lounging by the…

Top 5 Opening Lines

I’m a total sucker for a killer opening line. Something witty, funny, snappy, dark, mysterious….. whatever it is, that opening line can easily leave a lasting impression. It can also set the tone for the entire book and make me want to keep reading! I’ve done this topic before which, believe it or not, was…

Birthday Giveaway!

It was my birthday on Saturday and I felt like sharing the love! Everyone loves presents so why should I be the only one getting them? It’s been quite a while since i’ve done a giveaway and I thought I could make someones day just a little brighter. Also, since all the book stores are…

The Trouble With Hating You

THE TROUBLE WITH HATING YOU Written by Sajni Patel Published by Forever, May 12, 2020 My star rating – 5 (thousand) stars! THE SYNOPSIS: Liya Thakkar is a successful biochemical engineer, takeout enthusiast, and happily single woman. The moment she realizes her parents’ latest dinner party is a setup with the man they want her…

Weekly Wrap Up – May 10 – 17

Happy Birthday to me! Yesterday I turned 38 years old….. holy shit I’m getting old! I still feel like I’m 23 (which is a good thing, right?) but that scary number 40 is getting way too close. Luckily, with 2020 going the way it is and the way time feels like it’s passing, I’ve got…