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Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult’s Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It’s Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner

Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult’s Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It’s Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner

Title: Jeneration X: One Reluctant Adult’s Attempt to Unarrest Her Arrested Development; Or, Why It’s Never Too Late for Her Dumb Ass to Learn Why Froot Loops Are Not for Dinner Author: Jen Lancaster 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book written by someone you admire Thoughts: I first discovered […]

Murder on the Moor

Murder on the Moor

Title: Murder on the Moor Author: Julianna Deering 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book about a difficult topic Thoughts: Hello all! Today’s entry is a bit of a stretch, but I feel that it fits. Kind of. Enough. Murder is a difficult topic right? Story time! In […]

And Then There Were None

And Then There Were None

Title: And Then There Were None Author: Agatha Christie 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book by an author that is from a country you have never visited Thoughts: One of the things I absolutely love about my family is that we looove movies. To be honest, I haven’t […]

In A Dark, Dark Wood

In A Dark, Dark Wood

Title: In a Dark, Dark Wood Author: Ruth Ware 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book that takes place in the wilderness Thoughts:  One of the first books I read this year was The Woman in Cabin 10. It came highly recommended by a good friend of mine who […]

American Gods

American Gods

Title: American Gods Author: Neil Gaiman 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book based on mythology Thoughts: In most readers’ lives, there comes an author or two that just stick. They get under your skin and their brand of storytelling reaches into you and takes hold. For me, one of […]

Mindful Birthing:Training the Mind, Body and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond

Mindful Birthing:Training the Mind, Body and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond

Title: Mindful Birthing: Training the Mind, Body and Heart for Childbirth and Beyond Author: Nancy Bardacke, C.N.M 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book with a subtitle Thoughts: Here is the thing. Being pregnant and having a baby? Terrifying. Amazing, but terrifying. It’s transformative in a way that you can’t […]

The Blind Assassin

The Blind Assassin

Title: The Blind Assassin Author: Margaret Atwood 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book that takes place in two time periods Thoughts: As an avid reader, I find lots of books that truly move me. I also find books that I don’t like so much or books that I enjoy […]

The Last of August

The Last of August

Title: The Last of August Author: Brittany Cavallaro 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book with a month or day of the week in the title Thoughts: A while ago, I read the first book in the Charlotte Holmes mystery trilogy, A Study in Charlotte. As my previous post will attest, […]

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden

Title: The Secret Garden Author: Frances Hodgson Burnett 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book you loved as a child Thoughts: This entry is one I have been looking forward to filling ever since January. I knew it would be a hard one because I loved so many books as […]

Time Lord Fairy Tales

Time Lord Fairy Tales

Title: Time Lord Fairy Tales Author: Justin Richards 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book with a mythical creature Thoughts: Something I have shared here, and have no shame about in my life, is my obsession with fairy tales. I absolutely love them. As a kid, I had illustrated collections […]

Wonder

Wonder

Title: Wonder Author: R. J. Palacio 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book becoming a movie in 2017 Thoughts: For those of you who don’t know me, I am a person without a real career. At one point in my life, I wanted to become a teacher. I went to […]

The Woman in Cabin 10

The Woman in Cabin 10

Title: The Woman in Cabin 10 Author: Ruth Ware 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book involving travel Thoughts: This was one of those books that I thought I would read as a lark. I tend to like mysteries in general and murder mysteries specifically. This one seemed fun […]

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table

Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table

Title: Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table Author: Ruth Reichl 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book about food Thoughts: Obviously, I’m a huge food fan. I love to eat food, I love to take pictures of food and I love to talk about food. Oddly enough, […]

The Magicians

The Magicians

Title: The Magicians Author: Lev Grossman 2017 Book Challenge Entry: The first book of a series you have never read Thoughts: A while back, I called out to my people on the social media to find something new to read. Yes. I have like 123 […]

In a Glass Grimmly

In a Glass Grimmly

Title: In a Glass Grimmly Author: Adam Gidwitz 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book that has been on your TBR list for way too long Thoughts: Story time. In another life, when I was in school getting my education degree, I took a class on […]

Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the  Dawn of the Modern Woman

Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman

Title: Fifth Avenue, 5 A.M.: Audrey Hepburn, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the Dawn of the Modern Woman Author: Sam Wasson 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book you got from a used book sale Thoughts: So. There are some people for whom the movie Breakfast at […]

The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale

Title: The Handmaid’s Tale Author: Margaret Atwood 2017 Book Challenge Entry: An audiobook thoughts: I am a very old fashioned person. It took me ages to get a digital camera (If you take the right photo on film, you don’t need to edit!), I resisted […]

A Study in Charlotte

A Study in Charlotte

Title: A Study in Charlotte (Charlotte Holmes Trilogy #1) Author: Brittany Cavallaro 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book with a title that is a character’s name (stretching a little because it only CONTAINS a character’s name…but I think it works) Thoughts: I am a person […]

The Madwoman Upstairs

The Madwoman Upstairs

Title: The Madwoman Upstairs Author: Catherine Lowell 2017 Book Challenge Entry: A book with a red spine Thoughts: Back in the day, when I was a young one, I had a very specific idea of what my adult life would be like. I was never […]

Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?

Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights?

Title: Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights? Author: Lemony Snicket 2017 Book Challenge Entry: An author that uses a pseudonym Thoughts: I’ve talked about how reading is a thing in my family. We all read and we all love to read and […]