Weekly Wrap Up – March 23 – 29

At the beginning of the week I vowed that when I wrote this post it would be 100% positive…….. throw that shit out the window….. because “what a year this week has been.” I feel awful for venting about my own struggles when literally every one in the world is impacted by this virus right…

March 2020 Book Haul!

Not only are my days all screwed up, but apparently my years are too…… I just typed 2019…… where have my brain cells gone? lol March has been an interesting month for the whole world and I’ve honestly never been so happy to have books! I haven’t read as much as I wanted to (more…

Grin and Beard It

GRIN AND BEARD IT (Winston Brothers #2) Written by Penny Reid Published by Cipher-Naught, March 21, 2016 My rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Sienna Diaz is everyone’s favorite “fat” funny lady. The movie studio executives can’t explain it, but her films are out-grossing all the fit and trim headliners and Hollywood’s most beautiful elite….

Top 5 Tuesday – Authors from P to T

Let me get real here – I had lengthy intro outlining all of the things i’m struggling with. This week was even harder than the last. But you all know what it’s like! The whole world is struggling right now! Let’s take this time to forget it all and focus on authors for a while….

The City We Became

THE CITY WE BECAME (Great Cities #1) Written by N.K. Jemisin Published by Orbit, March 24th, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Every city has a soul. Some are as ancient as myths, and others are as new and destructive as children. New York City? She’s got five. But every city also…

Weekly Wrap Up – March 16 – 22

Good news and bad news folks…. let’s start with the bad news and get that out of the way first. I finally had a breakdown. Knew it was coming. My anxiety has weirdly handled this whole virus and quarantine thing really well! I was prepared to spend time at home with the kids, I got…

Books that will make you forget that the world is a dumpster fire…

Is this title a little overdramatic? Maybe. But, with the state of the world right now, you have to admit that it’s all a little concerning and overwhelming. My small little town just announced yesterday that we have our first confirmed case of Covid-19. I didn’t think we were immune due to the fact that…

The House In The Cerulean Sea

THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA Written by TJ Klune Published by Tor Books, March 17th, 2020 My star rating – 4 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department…

Top 5 Tuesday – Authors from K to O

Facing a quarantine?? Let’s be honest – if you’re reading this blog then, chances are, you’re a bookworm just like me. We’ve been preparing for this shit our whole lives!!! Social distancing? No problem – we don’t like people. We love people actually…. just not in face to face interactions. Stay home for long periods…