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”

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”