Firekeeper’s Daughter Book Review

Content warning: This review contains brief discussions on drugs and sexual assault. A long time ago, I mentioned about the success of Where the Crawdads Sing and if the hype was worth it. With that book, I was mixed despite the praises coming from everywhere (but I still gave it 4 stars). Since 2018, plentyContinue reading “Firekeeper’s Daughter Book Review”

The Number Ones: Twenty Chart-Topping Hits That Reveal the History of Pop Music Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free eARC copy of this book by NetGalley and Hachette Books in exchange for an honest review. I’ve been excited to read books over the years. One can look at my review of Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography by Eric Idle to see thatContinue reading “The Number Ones: Twenty Chart-Topping Hits That Reveal the History of Pop Music Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Forty

Hi Everyone! I hope you all had a great Halloween! I sure did with seeing all the kids trick-or-treating in my neighborhood! I still have plenty of candy leftover. I can’t believe that I’ve been doing this for 40 chapters! Before you know it, it’s going to be 50! I’ll have something planned for theContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Forty”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Nine

Hi Everybody! I hope everyone’s having a great October so far. I sure have! My job as an archivist will become permanent very soon. I’m also getting my cosplay ready for Youmacon! Even though I have a lot on my plate, I still managed to find time to read some new books. They are someContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Nine”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Eight

Hi Everybody, I hope all of you had a great Labor Day weekend and a wonderful September! I certainly did, especially with my birthday being last week! I made schnitzel and spaetzle as well as went to trivia! Anyway, it’s been awhile since the last chapter, and I’ve also spent last month reading plenty ofContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Eight”

Valley of Shadows Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free PDF copy of this book by Books Forward in exchange for an honest review. Within the last few years, there has been more attention on books written by authors of color. These often reveal perspectives that’s normally not highlighted in the mainstream, and they can find ways toContinue reading “Valley of Shadows Book Review”

The Fountainhead Book Review

Ever since I reviewed Rain is Not My Indian Name by Cynthia Leitich Smith, I’ve been lowering my expectations when going into a new book. This has helped me tremendously to see the many facets of the novel in question and to be as neutral as possible. Today’s subject was a challenge because it cameContinue reading “The Fountainhead Book Review”

Outliers: The Story of Success Book Review

I’ve read plenty of nonfiction books, and I learn at least one thing from them. There are a few that I can call eye-opening. These include What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna- Attisha and today’s subject Outliers: The Story of Success byContinue reading “Outliers: The Story of Success Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Seven

Hi Everyone, Something very special happened to me about two weeks ago. I got promoted to being an archivist, a position that I’ve wanted to be for a very long time. I’m slowly transitioning into that role as of now. In the meantime, I’ve reading lots of books to keep myself from stressing out fromContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Seven”

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Book Review

We have our classics, and today, people debate about what should be regarded as a modern classic, as in something that should be remembered that came out recently. A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers is one such book that some people have bestowed that title on. It’s a memoir that details theContinue reading “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Book Review”