Reading Blog/Slow & Steady (November 20)

I’m such a slow reader. I want to absorb every detail in the book, every step in the plot (or life event, since I’m in the middle of a non-fiction book). It usually means that my other reading plans are placed on hold, but for now I’m okay with that. I’m over 70% through withContinue reading “Reading Blog/Slow & Steady (November 20)”

WWW Wednesday: November 13

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? Becoming by Michelle ObamaI’m really enjoying this story! It’s a tell-all about Michelle Obama’sContinue reading “WWW Wednesday: November 13”

Goodreads Monday: November 11

Good morning everyone! I’m taking part in Goodreads Monday. This was started by Lauren’s Page Turners, in which you choose a book listed on your Goodreads TBR and talk about it. This week’s post: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Synopsis: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, whenContinue reading “Goodreads Monday: November 11”

Four Favorite Harry Potter Spells/Blogtober Day 27

I’m participating in The Library Looter & Anniek’s Library Blogtober challenge! Today the prompt is ‘Name 4 of your favorite spells from the Harry Potter universe’. Here are four of my faves: —Lumos (a flash of light emanating from the tip of one’s wand) —Wingardium Leviosa (a charm used to make objects fly in theContinue reading “Four Favorite Harry Potter Spells/Blogtober Day 27”

The Reading Rush: Days 2 & 3

I’m currently visiting family in Northern NJ for a couple days, but I had time to get some reading in for The Reading Rush! Yesterday I began the challenge of reading a book with at least 5 words on the cover. I chose ‘The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane’ by Lisa See. It centers aroundContinue reading “The Reading Rush: Days 2 & 3”

July 2019 Book Releases

Although it’s now the beginning of July, here are some of the book releases that are happening this month. I’m very excited to see these selections! I’m so excited for this story, since it’s set in one of my favorite areas in New York City. When I lived in New York for seven years, IContinue reading “July 2019 Book Releases”

June Reading Wrap-Up

This wrap-up is very underwhelming, since I only completed two books this month. I very much wanted to read sooo much more (I was looking forward to reading Lisa See this month!), but June has been a stressful mess of job transitions and wedding planning. The drama of these two factors have not lessened byContinue reading “June Reading Wrap-Up”

Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald/A Review

Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald Length: 416 pages Genre: Historical Fiction/Romance Source: Acquired from NetGalley Publisher: Random House Publishing Group Series or Standalone: Standalone **I received Time After Time through NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review** I really enjoy stories that focus on New York City in earlier times. When I came acrossContinue reading “Time After Time by Lisa Grunwald/A Review”

My Thoughts on ‘Wish’ by Barbara O’ Connor

I discovered ‘Wish’ while searching for another story at a local department store. When I walk into this location, the first stop I always head to is the large table of books that’s on display. It’s usually a mix of new releases and titles that have been out for a while. I didn’t come acrossContinue reading “My Thoughts on ‘Wish’ by Barbara O’ Connor”