Carry the One Book Review

I understand that there are some books that are intended to be character studies. The emphasis is on the character and how they deal with things, and the plot is put on the back burner. If done right, they can be pretty engaging with characters so fascinating that readers will look past the thin plot.Continue reading “Carry the One Book Review”

Legends of the Fall Book Review

I always like to review books from authors from my home state of Michigan. So today, I present to you a special one as parts of this book have been adapted into two movies (I’ll review both of them someday). It’s Jim Harrison’s 1979 debut set of novellas Legends of the Fall. He is knownContinue reading “Legends of the Fall Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-One

Hi Everybody! It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I hope everyone is having a great October! For me, it’s been good, but a little stressful due to wedding planning. I’m tying the knot in less than 3 weeks. Luckily, I’ve been reading Dalva by Jim Harrison, The Marxist Revolution: How Chico, Harpo, Groucho,Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-One”

The Lesser Blessed Book Review

Warning: Some elements of this review may not be suitable for those under the age of 14. When readers think of the classics, what do they often think about? The Catcher in the Rye? Pride and Prejudice? The Great Gatsby? In other words, works by white and mostly male authors who are dead. Luckily, CanadaContinue reading “The Lesser Blessed Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen

Hi Everybody!!! I’m still reading the titles from the last chapter , but I’m really excited to show the new batch of books that I’ve been reading lately, so let’s go! On the Come Up by Angie Thomas is about 16-year-old Bri, who wants to become one of the greatest rappers of all time, orContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Nineteen”

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review

A long time ago, I read a little book called A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. It was a wonderful novel that has influenced a subsection of the lit subgenre that I’d like to call “curmudgeon novels.” Since it was his debut novel, Backman had to follow up with something that was just asContinue reading “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Eighteen

Hi Everybody, It’s been awhile since we’ve had this series, and I’m still reading Miracle Creek by Angie Kim and Confessions of a Bad Ugly Singer by Collette McLafferty. Today, I’ve got two new books to talk about, so let’s get started! Dalva by Jim Harrison is about a woman who gave up her sonContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Eighteen”

Richville: A Silver Lining in Richville-Hopes Springs Eternal-Good vs. Evil, the Struggle Continues Book Review

Full disclosure: The author of the book that I am about to review is a patron at a library that I work at. All of the opinions stated in this review are solely mine. I’ve noticed that I’m the only person who has reviewed titles in the Richville series by Robert C. Jones. This includesContinue reading “Richville: A Silver Lining in Richville-Hopes Springs Eternal-Good vs. Evil, the Struggle Continues Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Seventeen

Hi Everybody!! As promised from last time, I have a nearly new batch of titles that I can’t wait to show you, so let’s get started! I Owe You One by Sophie Kinsella is about a woman with a complicated family, a handsome guy, and an IOU that changes everything. Fixie Farr likes to fixContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Seventeen”

Where the Crawdads Sing Book Review

I did it! After nearly two years of putting it aside, I finally read Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens!!!! The book had been on the New York Times Best Sellers list for over 100 weeks! Yes, you heard right, OVER 100 WEEKS! It’s like “Old Town Road” but in book form because ofContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing Book Review”