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What I’m Reading This Month – April 2019

What I’m Reading This Month – April 2019

One of the most exciting things happened to me last month…. I won a book giveaway from Goodreads! If you’re not on Goodreads, as soon as you get done reading this post head on over there and make an account. Goodreads allows you join yearly […]

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

I absolutely fell in love with Celeste Ng’s debut novel, Everything I Never Told You. I knew I had to pick up her second book, Little Fires Everywhere, but with so many fabulous books vying for my attention it hadn’t made it into my hands. […]

What I’m Reading This Month – March 2019

What I’m Reading This Month – March 2019

This month I’m picking back up some titles that have been on my To Read list, and my bookshelves, for far too long. Of this month’s five titles, some are for business, some are for pleasure, but all are guaranteed to be good reads. The […]

2019 Birthday Book Wish List

2019 Birthday Book Wish List

Not that you ever need an excuse to give or receive books but birthdays do provide a very special occasion to do so. Because I love birthdays and because it’s my birthday and because I love books, I have a birthday book wish list, and I’m […]

My Summer Reads: A Recap

My Summer Reads: A Recap

According to the PG County, Maryland Beltsville Branch Library I have saved $748.58 by using my library card instead of buying every book that strikes my fancy. And let me tell you, that was definitely $748.58 that I did not have (and still don’t!). Once […]

Hello, Sunshine

Hello, Sunshine

From the opening pages of Laura Dave’s Hello, Sunshine, I knew I wouldn’t be able to put this book down. Hello, Sunshine is like talking to a girl friend with a really good story. One of those what-had-happened-was stories. The kind of story where you know it’s all […]

Three Strong Women

Three Strong Women

Intrigued by the title and the stories of strength and resilience it surely contained, I picked up Marie NDiaye’s Three Strong Women. Winner of the prestigious Prix Goncourt, a French literary award, Three Strong Women has been praised for its beautiful prose. With strength and beauty a backdrop for […]

Behold the Dreamers

Behold the Dreamers

“And what do you think of this new person you’re becoming?” “I don’t know.” “Let me put this another way: Are you happy with who you’re becoming?” Imbolo Mbue tells a compelling tale of family, dreams, and sacrifice in her debut novel Behold the Dreamers. Set […]

The Muse

The Muse

“art rarely obeys human desire” After six years of living in Maryland, I finally got a Prince George’s county library card! I immediately checked out two books. One being The Muse by Jessie Burton. I’ll admit I had not heard of the author previously. It was […]

The Wangs vs The World

The Wangs vs The World

A rags-to-riches-to-rags tale sets the stage for an intimate look into the complexity of family relationships – the unknown people our parents once were before they had us, the secret lives of our siblings, and the glue that holds us together even when we wish […]