Quote of the Day – July 23, 2019

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I want to be the last girl in the world with a story like mine.”

Nadia Murad, The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity, and My Fight Against the Islamic State

Book Review: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Format: Paperback

Pages: 320 pages

Published: January 19, 2010

Publisher: HarperCollins

Genre: Biographies & Memoirs Continue reading “Book Review: Just Kids by Patti Smith”

Book Review: SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 304 pages

Published: March 12, 2019

Publisher: Viking Books

Genre: Young Adult, Nonfiction, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs

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Book Review: Becoming by Michelle Obama

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 396 pages

Published: November 13, 2018

Publisher: Crown Publishing

Genre:  Nonfiction, Autobiography, Biography & Memoirs
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A Year in Books: 2018

And another year of reading passes on by…

2018 turned out to be a great year for books. Not only did I manage to start a book club but I also managed to read books outside my comfort zone, which turned out to be not a bad experience.  Most of the books read this year took me on exciting new adventures while others left me at a dead-end. Unfortunately, I was unable to complete my own reading challenge but that didn’t stop me from not only reaching my reading goal of 70 books, but also reading a diverse collection of books. Overall, my books of 2018 encouraged me to read more and get excited for what my choices will be in 2019. Continue reading “A Year in Books: 2018”

Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards

After a month-long of voting, the moment has finally arrived! Here are the winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards: Continue reading “Announcing the Winners of the 2018 Goodreads Choice Awards”

Books to Read this Month: August Edition

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Excessive summer heat getting to you? Be safe and stay inside with a pleasurable activity that will certainly keep you cool and entertained! We’re almost halfway through the year and there are amazing books to still look out for: Continue reading “Books to Read this Month: August Edition”

Book Review: Heart Berries by Terese Marie Mailhot

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 143 pages

Published: February 6, 2018

Publisher: Counterpoint Press

Genre: Nonfiction, Biographies & Memoirs

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Book Review: Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan

Format: Paperback

Pages: 176 pages

Published: March 6, 2018

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux

Genre: Nonfiction, Writing, Biographies & Memoirs Continue reading “Book Review: Camp Austen: My Life as an Accidental Jane Austen Superfan”