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2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee (audiobook)

2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee

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2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

Rory the Raccoon is “Furiously Happy” on the cover of Jenny Lawson’s book 2-minute book review: How can anyone prepare for their first Jenny Lawson experience?! I thought it would be a “quirky” read. I was so naive! I thought some parts were incredibly obnoxious; the 3 stars are for her straight-from-the-heart words about her… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

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2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

First finished book of 2018. MC Andrea is a morosely cynical modern day woman reflecting on the ways in which she has failed other people and herself. She numbs herself with meaningless relationships, flirts with making drastic changes in her life, and struggles to emotionally navigate the dysfunctional terrain of her wrecked childhood and that… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

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Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare

Hey wonderful Read-a-thon people! Missed you guys so much. I’m so glad it’s that time of year again! I’ve lost count, but I think it’s my 3rd or 4th Dewey’s and this is my 2nd time co-hosting; I couldn’t be happier to do it! Looks like you’ve made it to HOUR 11! Woo-hoo! Do you… Continue reading Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare

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Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// THE HUNGER GAMES (THE HUNGER GAMES #1), by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic, © 2008   * NOTE: I’m reading the Large Print Thorndike Press version of this book; it was the only available copy at my library, all these years… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday

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Tasty Tuesday

//TASTY TUESDAY: where I spotlight this week’s book by pairing it with an appetizing food and drink recipe…// TROUBLEMAKER, by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 I’m on page 58 of this memoir, and I am loving it! Remini recounts her thirty-plus year involvement with the Church of Scientology with honesty, humor, and well…”balls.” She exposes the… Continue reading Tasty Tuesday

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Book Review: “Never Broken” by Jewel

People living their lives for you on T.V./They say they’re better than you and you agree/He says “Hold my calls from behind those cold brick walls”/Says “Come here boys, there ain’t nothing for free”/Another doctor’s bill, a lawyer’s bill/Another cute cheap thrill/You know you love him if you put in your will but Who will… Continue reading Book Review: “Never Broken” by Jewel