Friday Reads: December 13

This week, I’m reading There, There by Tommy Orange. It’s a selection for my local library’s book club. There, There speaks about a group of Native Americans gathering together for a pow-wow. It’s a multiple perspective novel, and I feel like there’s going to be a lot of emotions flowing throughout the story. I’ve onlyContinue reading “Friday Reads: December 13”

Friday Reads: December 6

Here is what I’m currently reading: Crier’s War by Nina Varela I’m currently 52% through Crier’s War. So far this is such a well written story, with politics and race relations being a huge factor within the pacing of this tale. I also love the fact that there are same sex relationships described! It’s aContinue reading “Friday Reads: December 6”

Friday Reads: November 29

I’m reading two books at the moment: The Moments Between by Natalie Banks, and Knot on Your Life by Betty Hechtman. The Moments Between by Natalie Banks I received a complimentary copy of The Moments Between as part of the author’s launch team for this novel. I’m about halfway through The Moments Between, and I’mContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 29”

Friday Reads: November 22

Friday Reads bring me to finally starting a new book! I completed Becoming last night. It was such an informative memoir about Michelle Obama and her life, from her childhood years to her present life, post-White House. I will post my full review this weekend! My Friday Reads now have me going back to AContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 22”

Friday Reads: November 15

For Friday Reads, I’m currently loving ‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama. I’m about 35% through the story, and it’s so good. I really apreciate the life journey style this book takes, documemting Michelle’s triumphs and struggles with each step. I can’t wait to find out how the other book club members at my library feels aboutContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 15”

Friday Reads: November 8

Happy Friday! I had such a productive reading week! Since I’m at home due to a NJ teacher’s convention, I aim to get some more reading done. I hope everyone is having a good day as they wrap up their work week (or preparing to begin your work week…I was once in that position aContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 8”

Friday Reads: November 1

I hope everyone had a fun Halloween! Today I’m sharing what I’m reading this week. I’m currently reading two books: one Book of the Month purchase, and one Netgalley eARC. One is a Thriller, while the other is a YA Fantasy. I pulled all the Synopsis sections from Goodreads! Ruthless Gods (Something Dark and HolyContinue reading “Friday Reads: November 1”

New Releases for Sept 2019

I get so enthused for the start of the fall season, and seeking new books to add to my collection makes things extra special! I have a few selections listed for this month. Tunnel of Bones by Victoria (V.E.) Schwab Adventures in Paris unfold in this next installment of Cassidy Blake’s life, as she navigatesContinue reading “New Releases for Sept 2019”

August Reading Wrap-Up

When August began, I had a huge goal. I was going to read FOUR books for the month! Sure, I needed to plan for a major life event, but I didn’t care! I WOULD get to those books! Well…it’s the end of August…and I didn’t get to my goal. I only read half of theContinue reading “August Reading Wrap-Up”

Books on Feminism that I Enjoy

While watching Steve Donoghue’s channel on BookTube, I learned that Charlotte Perkins Gilman’s ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ is being re-released, along with a new cover. I loved reading ‘The Yellow Wallpaper’ in college. It was for a Women’s Studies course (I minored in Women’s Studies at Seton Hall…a long time ago). I didn’t read the bookContinue reading “Books on Feminism that I Enjoy”