June Wrap-Up

Reading Life Total Books Read: 16 ARCs: 5 Books by women: 10 Books read for the first time for “classics month” in one book club: The Cherry Orchard, Of Mice and Men Books read with multiple POVs for another book club for this month: Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi, When the Moon was Ours  by Anna-Marie Lemore, Idaho by Emily Ruskovich, Spoonbenders  byContinue reading “June Wrap-Up”

May Wrap-Up

Reading Life Books read in May: 15 Books for Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: 3 ARCs read/reviewed this month: 4 Letters Left for ABC Reading Challenge:  3 (Q, X, Z). Still open to recommendations for books with titles that start with those letters! Post in the comments if you have some good ones. Books that made meContinue reading “May Wrap-Up”

April Wrap-Up

Reading Life: Books finished: 11 Best of the Month: The Girl with All the Gifts, Lincoln in the Bardo, March trilogy Times sobbed during Lincoln in the Bardo : Six, which was not as many as watching A Man Called Ove with my husband ARCs: 4 (Make sure to check out The Hideaway and Stars over Clear Lake) Books bailed on: 2Continue reading “April Wrap-Up”

A Year in Review

So, every good 90’s sitcom had the episode about the parents rushing around the night before Christmas because, oh no, someone forgot to buy Christmas presents and the relatives are coming tomorrow/kid’s toy is hard to get/we need to work in the Gift of the Magi somehow because Christmas. I always rolled my eyes atContinue reading “A Year in Review”

Reading Wrap-Up for August

Books read: 14 Books by Women: 11 Books by POC: 5 Funniest Book: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell Saddest Books: Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead tied with The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen Most Interesting Format: Infidels by Abdellah Taïa Places Visited in Books This Month: Vietnam, Lagos, North and South Carolina, Boston, England, the insideContinue reading “Reading Wrap-Up for August”