A Life Well Bred, A Life Well Led: A Personal Memoir in Eight Psychosocial Development Stages 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. When I read Buy My Book, Not Because You Should, But Because I’d Like Some Money by John Marszalkowski about twoContinue reading “A Life Well Bred, A Life Well Led: A Personal Memoir in Eight Psychosocial Development Stages Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Five

Hi Everybody! I hope all of you had a great 4th of July! I sure did, despite what’s been happening in the the country lately. I got to spend time with friends and family, eat some delicious food, slip on an inflatable water slide! I also started some new books! Before I show you whatContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Five”

Confessions of a Bad, Ugly Singer Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given a free PDF copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I’ve read plenty of biographies and memoirs, but there’s only two that truly shocked me because I couldn’t believe what had happened. One of them was Educated by Tara Westover, and the other was Confessions of aContinue reading “Confessions of a Bad, Ugly Singer Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four

Hi Everyone! It’s been awhile since the last chapter, but I have a whole new slate of book to show you that I’ve been reading for about a month now! There’s no time to lose! Let’s begin! No-Mod: Book 1 of the Mute-Cat Chronicles by Derek Porterfield is about a human and the techno-religious cityContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Four”

Darling Girl: A Novel of Peter Pan Book Review

Full disclosure: I was given an ARC of this book by NetGallery in exchange for an honest review. Growing up, I loved watching the animated Disney version of Peter Pan. I enjoyed seeing how he defeats Captain Hook. Also, he could fly! Since then, I realized that there are many ways to reinterpret the text.Continue reading “Darling Girl: A Novel of Peter Pan Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Two

Hi Everyone, May is finally here! What are you looking forward to this month? For me, I’m excited for the nicer (and more consistent) weather and to go on vacation to Milwaukee later on! Yes, I’ll be visiting some bookstores there. In addition, I’m ecstatic to show you the books that I’m reading and writingContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-Two”

Maus Book Review

Content Warning: This review discusses nudity as well as depictions of violence, genocide, and suicide. On January 10, 2022, the McMinn County School Board voted unanimously to remove Maus – a 1986 graphic novel by Art Spiegelman – from its 8th grade curriculum. Their main concerns were the profanity, brief nudity, and depictions of violenceContinue reading “Maus Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-One

Hi Everyone! I hope all of you had a great Easter. Despite being in quarantine (stupid Covid!), I sure did! I finished watching The Crown and did my annual viewing of Monty Python’s Life of Brian. On top of all that, I started a new book that I would love to show you all today.Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty-One”

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Book Review

Every now and then, a book will show up at the right place and the right time. When that happens, I’ll know I have to read it right then and there. I had this occurrence recently when I picked up the Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron with BretContinue reading “Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty

Hi Everybody, I hope all of you are having a great spring so far. I have, despite my pleas for warmer weather. I’ve also been going through books like they were slices of pizza recently. As of late, I’m still working on Once Upon a Winter: A Folk and Fairy Tale Anthology and American ShaolinContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Thirty”