What I’m Reading in July

Here are the books I’ve read since the last time I did a recap. A few from late June, but mostly July. Tweet Cute by Emma Lord | Sort of a modern YA You’ve Got Mail. There are multiple layers to this adorable love story that eventually all come together beautifully. This one kept meContinue reading “What I’m Reading in July”

Book Review: Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

When my son, currently eight years old, requested that I read the first book in The Underland Chronicles, a series by Suzanne Collins (yes, that Suzanne Collins), I couldn’t resist. He has become something of a Fan Boy where this series is concerned and pretty much eats, sleeps and breathes it. A kid after myContinue reading “Book Review: Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins”

Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time

Usually when I mention that I just read A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle to people, the response is something like: “What do you mean you’ve never read a Wrinkle in Time?” “Were you living under a rock?” “What took you so long??” “Oh my gosh, that was my favorite book growing up!!!!” YesContinue reading “Book Review: A Wrinkle in Time”

Book Review: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

My book club is discussing The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker this month, a sort of cross between an apocalyptic End of the World tale and a coming of age story. “On an ordinary Saturday in a California suburb, Julia awakes to discover that something has happened to the rotation of the earth.Continue reading “Book Review: The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker”

Text-to-TV Showdown: Dead Until Dark vs. True Blood

I know it’s a risky move to watch a tv show or movie based off a book before reading it, but these things happen to the best of us. Usually it means I will be unable to read the book, already knowing the plot. This was true for the first half of Dead Until Dark,Continue reading “Text-to-TV Showdown: Dead Until Dark vs. True Blood”