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Flashback Friday

//FLASHBACK FRIDAY…where I take a look back at my Readage from years past, and reflect upon my interests and reading-related memories…// 1 YEAR AGO, I was reading: The Girl on the Train, by Paula Hawkins, 2015 VERDICT: ⊗ DID NOT LIKE THIS BOOK; IT WAS COMPLETELY OVERHYPED AND PRETTY LAME. IT WAS FULL OF DISGRACED CHARACTERS WITH… Continue reading Flashback Friday

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TBR Thursday

//TBR THURSDAY…where I highlight some titles related to the book I’m currently reading (book of the week)…// This week’s current read is: Leah Remini’s “Troublemaker.” Let’s explore some related titles I’ve got on my TBR list: NOTE: most of the books on this list are intended to examine, define and expose the inner workings of… Continue reading TBR Thursday

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Wordsmith Wednesday

//WORDSMITH WEDNESDAY…//where I excerpt from the book I’m reading/showcasing this week Excerpts from “Troublemaker” by Leah Remini, Ballantine books, © 2015 Since I left the Church of Scientology in 2013, I am often asked the question “How does someone like you get involved with an organization like Scientology?” Or some people may phrase it more… Continue reading Wordsmith Wednesday

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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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Mailbox Monday

//MAILBOX MONDAY: new releases on my radar, incoming, outgoing, currently reading, read, up next…// NEW RELEASES ON MY RADAR: new books I’m excited about LaRose, Louise Erdrich The Fireman, Joe Hill In the Country We Love: My Family Divided, Diane Guerrero INCOMING: new books at my library I’m excited about Happy People Read and Drink Coffee,… Continue reading Mailbox Monday

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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

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Traffic Thursdays

//IN PROGRESS: FICTION// Still reading Insomnia by Stephen King… The Danish Girl, David Ebershoff, 304 pages, Current Interest level: 7/10; got it back from the library not too long ago and I need to get back into it. About halfway through, and really enjoying it. Hope to Finish: within the next week or so. Purity,… Continue reading Traffic Thursdays