Happy December! How the year has flown by! It’s been quite a rollercoaster ride for me, personally, this year. It is hard to believe that it’s already Christmas time again. More importantly, it is … [Read more...] about Jólabókaflóð: I love a good Christmas filled with books!
Photo by Candace Woodbury Educated is an astonishing coming of age tale. I was engrossed in Tara’s telling of her childhood growing up in a Mormon family in a rural town, roughly 80 miles from my … [Read more...] about Educated by Tara Westover
I discovered this challenge on Blogs of a Bookaholic many years ago. After a bit of searching I was able to locate the list again. Many of these books I have previously read and I don’t intend to read … [Read more...] about The Rory Gilmore Book Challenge
Photo by Candace Woodbury I never read reviews online before I read a book myself. Only after I have read the book and formulated my own opinion do I look at what others had to say… I sort of wish I … [Read more...] about Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
Photo by Candace Woodbury A while back I purchased The History of Bees by Maja Lunde. I had been doing some research and wanting to widen my scope of reading, to read more than just native English … [Read more...] about The History of Bees by Maja Lunde
Photo by Candace Woodbury They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. “Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, … [Read more...] about Children of Blood and Bone by Toni Adeyemi