‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas/A Review

‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas tells an unflinching social commentary on racism and police brutality through the eyes of a teenager. Starr Carter is a person living in two worlds: Garden Heights, a neighborhood with a loving family and limited resources, and Riventon Hills, an area filled with opportunity (and her school WIlliamsonContinue reading “‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas/A Review”

Memories of Mom, Ten Years Later

My mother passed away from heart failure 10 years ago, on the 22nd. I still remember that day like it happened yesterday. It was a Sunday, and I was living in Throggs Neck, NY, ready to run and do errands. My phone rang and saw it was my uncle. I loved catching up with myContinue reading “Memories of Mom, Ten Years Later”

My Review of ‘Daisy Jones and The Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid

‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid Length: 368 pages Publisher: Penguin Random House Format I chose: Audiobook (through Audible) ‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid chronicles the history of a legendary 70s band named The Six, paired with Daisy Jones, a powerful and charismatic female singer. An interviewer collectsContinue reading “My Review of ‘Daisy Jones and The Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid”

My Review of ‘Is There Still Sex In the City’ by Candace Bushnell

I received an ARC of ‘Is There Still Sex in the City’ through NetGalley and Grove Atlantic in exchange for an honest review. I thought ‘Is There Still Sex in the City’ by Candace Bushnell was a quick and light read. I loved the references of living in New York while handling relationship struggles duringContinue reading “My Review of ‘Is There Still Sex In the City’ by Candace Bushnell”

March 10, 2019: The 1st Book Series I Read

The first book series I got addicted to was the ‘Sweet Valley Twins’ series. I was in 4th grade, and I loved ordering from the Scholastic Book clubs that my grade school offered. Every month during the school year, my mom allowed me to order many stories from the Scholastic forms, and I would enjoyContinue reading “March 10, 2019: The 1st Book Series I Read”

March 9, 2019: End of Week Reading Blog

I’m currently reading two books at the moment. I never thought I would take on such a task, but I was willing to take up the challenge. After reading ‘Six of Crows’, I searched my local library for a copy of ‘Crooked Kingdom’, but no luck. The book is only available in 2 library branchesContinue reading “March 9, 2019: End of Week Reading Blog”

March 6, 2019: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo/A Review

     I really, really enjoyed Six of Crows! This is Leigh Bardugo’s fourth novel within the Grishaverse, centered within the city of Ketterdam. Six young and fearless fighters venture out to achieve a high stakes heist, led by Kaz Brekker, leader of the Dregs. They face impossible obstacles as they discover the root of theContinue reading “March 6, 2019: Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo/A Review”

March 3, 2019: Six of Crows Reading Blog #2

I’m about halfway through Leigh Bardugo’s ‘Six of Crows’ (midway through Section 3: Heartbreak). This part goes heavily into the backstory of the Dregs’ members, how they came into the lives they chose to live. I love how it shows the human side of all of these characters. Way before their notorious reputations were cemented,Continue reading “March 3, 2019: Six of Crows Reading Blog #2”

March 2, 2019: My March TBR List

March has definitely began somewhat dramatic, yet reading is always my escape, my relaxation from the craziness. For this month, I have a blend of stories I borrowed from the library and books I own, and I enjoy that! As much as I love having books of my very own, I love frequenting my localContinue reading “March 2, 2019: My March TBR List”