Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin is a highly anticipated 2018 new release, that draws you in and doesn’t disappoint. In New York City, 1969, the Gold siblings have gotten word of a traveling psychic living on Hester street. This woman’s specialty is telling people the day that they will die. The four adolescent siblings sneakContinue reading “Book Review: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin”

Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang

Every once in a while I read a book, and I think to myself, “Oh my god, what did I just read?” Sometimes it’s a good reaction, and sometimes it’s because I just spent a few hours trying to figure out when the plot turned left and I turned right! Sometimes, it’s simply a caseContinue reading “Book Review: The Vegetarian by Han Kang”

Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley is the kind of book you read when you really want to argue with someone, but you don’t want to damage all of your personal relationships. Catherine West is forty-four years old,  and leads a pretty charmed life. She’s a member of the one percent with a $80,000Continue reading “Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley”

Book Review: The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky

When I first saw The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky I immediately got a line from Shania Twain’s “That Don’t Impress Me Much” stuck in my head. “I can’t believe you kiss your car goodnight. Come on baby, tell me, you must be joking right?” The thing about Marcy Dermansky’s The Red Car, is thatContinue reading “Book Review: The Red Car by Marcy Dermansky”

Book Style // Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

One of the best books that I have read this year is Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal. This book tells the story of a chef on the rise through the lens of different ingredients that have shaped her. When we would get little glimpses of Eva I could really picture herContinue reading “Book Style // Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal”

Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book Featuring Friendship

Book Traveling Thursdays is a weekly feature created by Danielle’s Book Blog and The Girl Who Read Too Much that highlights book covers from around the world This week we are featuring books that feature friendship in honor of the International Day of Friendship on July 30th! For this week I chose a book that features sisters as friends. TheContinue reading “Book Traveling Thursdays // A Book Featuring Friendship”

Memorable Monday #1 // A Rebuke to That Old Chicken Joke

Sometimes awesome quotes fall into your lap and you just can’t stop thinking about them. This quote has been with me all week from Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson. It’s a bit of a twist on the old chicken joke we all know and love.

New Release Book Review: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson

I am still on my break from mysteries and thrillers. While I love the genre I found that I needed some lighter fare. Be Frank with Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson is full of unique and eccentric characters were just what the doctor ordered. M.M. Banning is in trouble. She has been swindled out ofContinue reading “New Release Book Review: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson”

3 Days, 3 Quotes // Some Thoughts on Shakespeare (Day 1)

I am a quote nerd so I was really excited to be tagged to do this meme from The Awkward Book Blogger. The rules are simple: Share your three favorite quotes over three days or quotes that had an impact on you over three days Tag a few friends and share the love!