Book Review: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd

Things in Jars by Jess KiddPublisher: Atria BooksLength: 376 pagesGenre: Historical FictionAcquired through LibbyAppRelease Date: April 4, 2019 My Thoughts When my library’s book club assigned Things In Jars for their April pick, I didn’t know what to expect. I enjoy Historical Fiction, and I was curious about the plot: a talented woman in 19thContinue reading “Book Review: Things in Jars by Jess Kidd”

WWW Wednesday: April 8

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? Lobizona by Romina GarberI received a digital copy of Lobizona through NetGalley and Wednesday Books,Continue reading “WWW Wednesday: April 8”

‘Ruthless Gods’ by Emily A. Duncan/OwlCrate edition

Happy book birthday to ‘Ruthless Gods’ by Emily A. Duncan! I read and reviewed an ARC from NetGalley a few months ago, and I was so glad that I received one (thank you NetGalley and Wednesday Books for the digital ARC)! My review for Ruthless Gods can be found here! When OwlCrate put out aContinue reading “‘Ruthless Gods’ by Emily A. Duncan/OwlCrate edition”

Friday Reads: February 21

I’m currently reading ‘The Other People’ by C.J. Tudor. So far I’m really liking the creepy feels to the story, but I’m sensing that I have a feeling about a certain plot point. It may just be that the author is just tricking me into predicting one thing about the tale, when the truth isContinue reading “Friday Reads: February 21”

The Autumn Tag

Yes, with the passing of Labor Day weekend, it means that Summer is officially winding down. While we say ‘bye-bye’ to long, humid days, it’s ‘Hello’ to colorful leaves, long boots, and Halloween, and I’m perfectly fine with that! I’m doing The Autumn Tag as part of welcoming cooler days and spooky themes! This tagContinue reading “The Autumn Tag”

‘The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane’ by Lisa See/a Review

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See Length: 371 pages Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Scribner Books Release Date: March 2017 Source: Paperback      The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane offers a snapshot of life among the Akha minority tribe in China. The story opens in the late 1980s, following the lives of Li-yanContinue reading “‘The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane’ by Lisa See/a Review”

Inside and Out Book Tag

I discovered this book tag on Jessica’s page, JessicaCWrites. I enjoy taking part in book tags, and this one was fun to fill out! 1. Inside flap/Back of the book summaries: Too much info? Or not enough? I appreciate when books have a summary in the inside flap (or on the back of the bookContinue reading “Inside and Out Book Tag”

The Reading Rush Blog #1

For the first day of The Reading Rush, I decided to fulfill the challenge ‘Read a book that you meant to read last year’, and that book was ‘Small Country’ by Gael Faye. It tells the story of war and tragedy through the eyes of Gaby, a 10 year old boy living in an expatriateContinue reading “The Reading Rush Blog #1”

Sunday Sentence, July 21: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

I’m participating in David Abrams’s ‘Sunday Sentence‘ project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, ‘out of context and without commentary’. ‘After all the truth I’ve given her, I shouldn’t have ruined it for myself with that final lie’. Source: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal/A Review

‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah FaizalLength: 472 pagesPublisher: Farrar Straus GirouxGenre: YA FantasyBook #1 of the Sands of Arwiya DuologyRelease Date: May 14, 2019Source: Hardcover and Audiobook When I first heard about ‘We Hunt the Flame’ being released, I was excited to get it! I’m all for diverse authors putting out content, and thisContinue reading “‘We Hunt the Flame’ by Hafsah Faizal/A Review”