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Recent Reads: Flash Recaps

I’ve been neglecting the blog lately.  Here are a few of my recent reads: Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn Goodreads Summary HERE. Flash Recap:  What would you do if you knew you were going to do something terrible in the future?  How would it shape you?  Interesting premise.  Adorable romance.  Terrible cliffhanger! Rating: 4 stars […]

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Book Review: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll Goodreads Summary: Alice lives an ordinary life, until the day she follows the White Rabbit down, down, down a rabbit hole. She suddenly finds herself in an enchanted world, surrounded by zany creatures like the Mad Hatter, the Duchess, and the Cheshire Cat. Alice is delighted to find […]

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Book Review: First and Then

First & Then by Emma Mills Goodreads Summary: Devon Tennyson wouldn’t change a thing. She’s happy watching Friday night games from the bleachers, silently crushing on best friend Cas, and blissfully ignoring the future after high school. But the universe has other plans. It delivers Devon’s cousin Foster, an unrepentant social outlier with a surprising […]

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Book Review: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith Goodreads Summary: The beloved American classic about a young girl’s coming-of-age at the turn of the century, Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is a poignant and moving tale filled with compassion and cruelty, laughter and heartache, crowded with life and people and incident. The story […]

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Top Ten Tuesday: My Spring TBR List

So, it’s technically Thursday and I’m a bit behind, but here is list of Ten Books on my Spring To-Be-Read List: 1. First and Then by Emma Mills 2. Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard 3. The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski 4. Still Life by Louise Penny 5. The Raven King by Maggie Steifvater 6. My […]

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Book Review: Whatever is Lovely

Whatever is Lovely: An Adult Coloring Book for Reflection and Worship by Waterbrook Press Goodreads Summary: Color your way to peace and worship. We live in such a busy, hectic world—but what waits for you inside this adult coloring book is a way to quiet the noise, express creativity, and spend some sweet time with […]

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Book Review: Me Before You

Me Before You  by Jojo Moyes Goodreads Summary: Lou Clark knows lots of things. She knows how many footsteps there are between the bus stop and home. She knows she likes working in The Buttered Bun tea shop and she knows she might not love her boyfriend Patrick. What Lou doesn’t know is she’s about […]

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Book Review: Stars Above

Stars Above by Marissa Meyer Goodreads Summary: The enchantment continues…. The universe of the Lunar Chronicles holds stories—and secrets—that are wondrous, vicious, and romantic. How did Cinder first arrive in New Beijing? How did the brooding soldier Wolf transform from young man to killer? When did Princess Winter and the palace guard Jacin realize their […]

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Book Review: Bel Canto

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett Goodreads Summary: In an unnamed South American country, a world-renowned soprano sings at a birthday party in honor of a visiting Japanese industrial titan. His hosts hope that Mr. Hosokawa can be persuaded to build a factory in their Third World backwater. Alas, in the opening sequence, just as the […]

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Book Review: What Alice Forgot

What Alice Forgot  by Liane Moriarty Goodreads Suummary: Alice Love is twenty-nine, crazy about her husband, and pregnant with her first child. So imagine Alice’s surprise when she comes to on the floor of a gym and is whisked off to the hospital where she discovers the honeymoon is truly over — she’s getting divorced, […]

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