Books

Books I Can’t Wait to Read in 2021

Is your to-read list miles long? In 2020, I managed to knock a few things out I’d had on my list for a while, but with a new year comes new titles. So it’s growing again! I thought I’d share a few highly anticipated reads that are coming in the first half of 2021! What are some books you can’t wait to pick up in the new year? Let me know in the comments 🙂 […]

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Favorite Books of 2020

At time of writing, I’ve read 80 books in 2020! That surpassed my Goodreads goal of 72 and I expect I’ll get a couple more in before the end of the year since I have the week after Christmas off. I tried to read a wide variety of titles this year, including children’s books. Thanks to BookTrib, I became one of their book influencers and have had the opportunity to read and review some new […]

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Book Review: ‘Concrete Rose’ by Angie Thomas

Instead of sayin, “Damn, he did this, he did this,”just be like, “DAMN! He grew out of that? He came out of that?”That’s what they should say, y’knowhatImean?All the trouble to survive and make good out of the dirty, nastyy’knowhahatImean unbelievable lifestyle they gave meI’m just tryin to make somethin..-Tupac, “The Rose That Grew Out of Concrete” You may remember Maverick Carter as the father of Starr Carter in the breakout hit novel, The Hate […]

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Book Review: Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer

Prudence does not like Quint at all. And as fate would have it, they’re partners in science class where Prudence basically does all the work, ensuring they’ll get an A. So when the grades come back and a C mars her otherwise perfect record, she loses it. Her teacher agrees to let them have a do-over but only if they work together. Quint wants no part of it, but after Prudence reluctantly agrees to volunteer […]

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Wild Geese Bookshop

Independent Book Store Day is just around the corner! Thanks to the pandemic, it was moved from its traditional date in the spring to August 29. If you’re like me, you love seeking out quaint little bookshops and often the best ones can be found in small towns. Wild Geese Bookshop, which opened in 2016, is nestled into the downtown area of Franklin, Indiana. The store gets its name from a poem of the same […]

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Book Review: My Lovely Wife

Millicent and her husband live an upscale life in a gated Orlando community. She’s one of the top real estate agents in the city; he’s a pro tennis coach at an elite country club. They have two beautiful, smart children and life is good. Things may seem normal to outsiders looking in on their lives and marriage, but Millicent and her husband have a dark and twisted secret: they enjoy murdering young women. Somewhere along […]

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