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 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”

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”

Love, Pride, Virtue, and Fate Book Review

There’s no doubt that reading helps people learn about a variety of subjects, especially those that they never knew about before. What makes this possible is how the material is presented. If it’s displayed in an accessible manner, readers will be able to not only learn, but also enjoy it. I thought about this aspectContinue reading “Love, Pride, Virtue, and Fate Book Review”

Rolls-Royce Motor Car: Making a Legend Book Review

As I’ve mentioned on this website before, I don’t know a whole lot about cars. Nevertheless, I continue to read about various types because A. If I didn’t, that would contradict the premise of this site, B. My soon-to-be-husband and Cars-Revs-Daily.com Detroit editor is a car fanatic, so he always wants to know what IContinue reading “Rolls-Royce Motor Car: Making a Legend 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”

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”

White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Book Review

You know how there’s always that one book that has a cult around it? For example, if someone tries to criticize it, fans will dismiss them as ignorant of the novel’s true message and insist on reading the title in order to understand or in other words, “drink the Kool-Aid.” That’s the vibe that IContinue reading “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism Book Review”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Sixteen

Hi Everybody, I hope all of my American readers had a great 4th of July! I know I did with some water sliding, fireworks, and three rounds of desserts! Since the last chapter, I actually finished two books – the ones from Chapter 14. I will also be done with Legends of the Fall byContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Sixteen”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Fifteen

Hello Everybody!!! I hope everybody had great Flag and Juneteenth Days! I sure did! I’m currently reading four titles right now – the two I introduced in Chapter 14 as well as Legends of the Fall by Jim Harrison and Rolls-Royce Motor Cars: Making a Legend by Simon Van Booy and Harvey Briggs. So the most logical thingContinue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Fifteen”