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”

99 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best

*I know that some are movie adaptations, but that’s besides the point. I can’t believe that I’m now approaching my 100th book review. I’ve encountered so many titles that I don’t think that I would’ve read on my own. In addition, these reviews have also allowed me to interact with various authors. Thank you toContinue reading “99 Books* Ranked From Worst to Best”

What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five

Hi Everyone, It’s been awhile since I showed you the last chapter. I finished a number of books like The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell, and I started a new title not too long ago that I’d like to share with all of you. American Shaolin – Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks,Continue reading “What Am I Reading – Chapter Twenty-Five”

Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021

Hi Everybody!!!! Today is the last Monday of the year! You know what that means??? It’s the 2nd annual year-end countdown of books I reviewed in 2021! Like before, I’ll pick 6 books for this list – 3 for the best and 3 for the worst! Now, I have only one question for you! IContinue reading “Top 3 Best and Worst Books of 2021”

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”