Welcome to my weekly wrap-up! Here is where you can see my books read during the past week, books to be read next week, books I have added to my shelves, any bookish happenings and the like. I have linked to Stacking the Shelves, the Saturday Situation, the Saturday Review of Books, Talk of the […]
Category: ARC August
The Bricks that Built the Houses by Kate Tempest was like reading a classic Guy Ritchie movie. You know it is going to be a fun ride even if you are lost and or confused half of the time. Girl meets girl, girl then starts dating first girl’s brother, drug dealers […]
♦ I really enjoyed This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance! I was not expecting such a refreshing tale about an elderly widow and her children. I was worried that this would be contrived or flat. However this book was full of heart and personality. Harriet is a smart and engaging […]
August 2015 was a month full of highs and lows. I read, perhaps, my personal worst but also some really good ones. I finished my ARC August Challenge but was only partially successful. I read all of the books I wanted to, but added eight more to my Netgalley queue […]
♦ I always feel bad when I don’t love a memoir. This is someone real talking about their real life and issues, and I like people and I want to love their stories.
♦ I went into this book with not very high expectations, and ended it happy I was wrong. The Girl’s Guide to the Apocalypse is a funny read about the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fine) and one girl stuck in it. Verdell isn’t […]
♦ So another memoir that was fine. Not bad but not great. I am really looking for a memoir that draws me into that period in another’s life and immerses me into their truth. This one, while a good read, did not suck me in. It read as more of […]
♦ So I went back and forth on requesting this book to review. I am not a fan of adultery and generally dislike books and movies about it. However, something kept drawing me back to this book.