WWW Wednesday | August 19, 2020

I thought I’d hop in on WWW Wednesday this week. This is a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words, where you answer three questions: What did you recently finish? What are you currently reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Last Read The last book I finished was TheContinue reading “WWW Wednesday | August 19, 2020”

Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass

The Crown by Kiera Cass (The Selection #5) Page Count: 278 Published: May 3rd 2016 When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of the competition counting down the days until sheContinue reading “Book Review: The Crown by Kiera Cass”

twitterature: mini book reviews for July 2014

I’m linking up with Anne @ Modern Mrs. Darcy to share some mini twitter style reviews of the books I’ve been reading over the last month or so. She calls this fantastic idea Twitterature! If you want to play along just post book reviews that are roughly 140 characters or less – as if you were posting the reviewContinue reading “twitterature: mini book reviews for July 2014”

I Read: Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen

This book caught my eye immediately and I knew I had to read it, knew I would adore it. Of course, I’m already a huge fan of Anna Godbersen after devouring her Luxe series and I was eager to read the first installment in her newest series which takes place in the roaring twenties. ByContinue reading “I Read: Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen”

I Read: Friendship Bread by Darien Gee

  “One afternoon, Julia Evarts and her five-year-old daughter, Gracie, arrive home to find an unexpected gift on the front porch: a homemade loaf of Amish Friendship Bread and a simple note: I hope you enjoy it. Also included are a bag of starter, instructions on how to make the bread herself, and a requestContinue reading “I Read: Friendship Bread by Darien Gee”

I Read: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

They say there are two sides to every story and Gregory Maguire has made a literary career out of sharing some of those other sides to stories we know well. Turning classic fairy tales and children’s stories on their head, revealing a gritty underbelly to the romantic, optimistic versions of the tales we grew upContinue reading “I Read: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire”

I Read: Deep Down True by Juliette Fay

If you are looking for a funny, heart warming book with characters that are easy to relate to and a healthy mix of heavy and light subject material, I definitely recommend checking out Deep Down True by Juliette Fay. At it’s root, this book is a fairly standard “chick lit” novel (though I cringe toContinue reading “I Read: Deep Down True by Juliette Fay”

I Read: Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery

Last week I finished reading Anne of Avonlea and was just about to start watching the corresponding film when Jean, a good bloggy friend of mine, warned me that the film combines books two and three. So even though I had just begun to read another book, I quickly set said book aside and returnedContinue reading “I Read: Anne of the Island by L.M. Montgomery”

I Read: Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery

I just spent a selfish bit of time sitting on the couch reading the last 5% of Anne of Avonlea on my kindle while my children made occasional sad faces and complained of boredom, but mostly entertained themselves with fun toys and sibling antics. I think you all understand and agree that those last fewContinue reading “I Read: Anne of Avonlea by L.M. Montgomery”