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 me up late reading several nights in a row. 😍😍😍😍😍 10 … Continue 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 my own heart. Gregor the Overlander tells the story of eleven … Continue reading Book Review: Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins

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. The days and nights are growing longer and longer; gravity … 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, the first in a series by Charlaine Harris that the … Continue reading Text-to-TV Showdown: Dead Until Dark vs. True Blood