A Peek at My Bookshelf

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Currently Reading:


The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris by Jenny Colgan


  1. The Wonder by Emma Donoghue (JAN. BOOK CLUB)Finished 1/22 – Frustrating, emotional, disturbing and thought-provoking. You’ll need an emotional palate cleanse after this one or maybe just a hug. 3.5 stars
  2. The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas by Ursula Le GuinFinished 1/25 – A moral dilemma that will definitely make you think. The author’s commentary before and after are nearly as good as the story itself. 4 stars
  3. The Austen Escape by Katherine ReayFinished 1/29 – Not your typical Austen inspired novel. Yes there is a love story and Austen references abound, but not in the way you think it will. Thoroughly enjoyed. 5 stars
  4. The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backmn – Finished 1/31 – My first time reading Backman, won’t be my last. For a short story, this book packs a big punch. 4 stars
  5. The Cafe By The Sea by Jenny ColganFinished 3/5 – Well she ended up with the wrong guy but other than that I loved it. A love story that will give you wanderlust and possibly make you hungry. 3.5 stars
  6. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (APRIL BOOK CLUB)Finished 4/23 This book has gotten a lot of hype and in my opinion it deserves every ounce of it. Raw, emotional, important and surprisingly well balanced. Grab a box of tissues and hold on for the ride. 5 stars

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8 Replies to “A Peek at My Bookshelf”

  1. Wow, that Dark Matter book looks extremely interesting, concept wise. The cover has been catching my eye, but this is the first time I’ve actually read anything about it. Sounds like something weird and creative – exactly what I’d want to spend time reading!


  2. Hi! Just stumbled across your blog from this month’s “what’s on your nightstand” post! I think I’ll be back, too. Looks like we have a bit in common (oh, and I’m married to an engineer, too!).


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