June 2016 Wrap-up

Better late than never, here’s my June Wrap-up. I read 4 light & short reads this month. Nothing lower than 3 stars though and I completed another reread. Although my page count is nothing impressive, I’d still call it a success.

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April 2016 Wrap-up

April turned out to be a good reading month, even though I felt like I was falling into a bit of a reading slump during the 2nd week in April. But I still managed to read 7 books! The start of the month I was away on vacation and read Uprooted and Fables. The other 5…

March 2016 Wrap-up

Never Let Me Go by Kazou Ishiguro Read if You’re in the Mood For: Literary Fiction, Dystopian, Romance, Adult Fiction, possible chance of tears, character-driven plot Read Why This is a Favorite The Search for WondLa by Tony DiTerlizzi Read if You’re in the Mood For: Children’s – Middle Grade, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Post-Apocalyptic, adventure, robots, alien species, telepathic…

February 2016 Wrap-up

Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham Read if You’re in the Mood For: Non-Fiction, Memoir, Short Essays, if you’re a fan of Lena Dunham’s TV Show ‘Girls’ Review Coming Soon. Read More on Goodreads. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen Read if You’re in the Mood For: Classics, Fiction, Historical Fiction, a slow-burn…

January 2016 Wrap-up

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Read if You’re in the Mood For: Non-Fiction, Feminism, Essays, Enlightenment, Inspiration You shouldn’t read it because you’re in the mood for X, you should just read it. Period. Everyone should read this. The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey Read if You’re in the Mood For: Fiction, Fantasy,…

2015 Reading Year in Review

Books Read in 2015    Goodreads 2015 Reading Challenge  View Full 2015 Results My Goal: Goal was to read 30 books. Results: I surpassed my goal by 33%, reading 40 books. I was not certain that would complete the goal that I set for myself. 2015 marked the first year that I would not have my…

December 2015 Wrap-up

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There by Lewis Carroll Read if You’re in the Mood For: Classic, Children’s, Fiction, Fantasy, a whimsical adventure Click to Read Review of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Click to Read Review of Through the Looking-Glass and what Alice Found There The Bad Beginning (A Series of Unfortunate…

Everything Alice!

The timeless children’s book, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is 150 years old this year and to celebrate this I have picked up a new Complete Works copy for my personal library, reread Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, and Thursday night I went to a theatre production of Through the Looking-Glass.  Since…

November 2015 Wrap-up

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Read if You’re in the Mood For: Historical Fiction, Young Adult, World War II, Holocaust, tear-jerker Click to Read Full Review The Sculptor by Scott McCloud Read if You’re in the Mood For: Graphic Novels, Fantasy, Adult Fiction, Magical Realism, Romance, fast read, beautifully detailed illustrations Amazing Illustrations But Only 2 Star…

October 2015 Wrap-up

Stardust by Neil Gaiman Read if You’re in the Mood For: adult fantasy, whimsical, adventure, a book with no loose ends See Why This is My Month’s Top Pick Coraline by Neil Gaiman Read if You’re in the Mood For: fantasy, whimsical, paranormal, creepy, middle grade, eerie children’s story,quick read,  fans of Tim Burton movies Full Review Coming…