Reading Advance Review Copies (ARCs) is one of the fun parts of being a book blogger. You get free books and you get to read things before everyone else. It’s also a nice way to discover new writers and support their work. But I… Continue Reading “2018 Resolution Fail: Too Many ARCs”
It seems like I just made my fall TBR list, and here we are, mid-October with the year fading fast. I began October thinking “maybe I’ll just read whatever I want for the rest of the year.” Which is a nice idea, only I’ve… Continue Reading “Reading the Rest of the Year”
I love T.C. Boyle because he takes really interesting true life events and people, and he always spins them into a fascinating story. I learn a ton from his books because he makes real events so memorable. At times he takes his characters a… Continue Reading “The Terranauts by T. C. Boyle”
This is the third book I’ve read by Carolyn Parkhurst, and each one has left me with deeply mixed feelings. There are many books you put down and don’t really remember. Hers are the opposite. She gives you beautiful writing and compelling characters, but… Continue Reading “Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst”
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