The Hidden Life of Otto Frank – Carol Ann Lee

Otto Frank was the father of the infamous Anne Frank whose diary gripped the hearts of everyone that read it.  Her diary illustrated the events of World War II through the eyes of a 13 year old Jewish girl in hiding and who eventually was discovered by the Nazis and sent to concentration camps. I… Continue reading The Hidden Life of Otto Frank – Carol Ann Lee

Things I Wish I Knew …

I've been blogging for about 9 months and I haven't been as consistent in posting as I thought I would be.  When I first started my blog, my aim was to create a space where people could come and simply check out what I've read and what I thought about the book.  I found a roadblock really… Continue reading Things I Wish I Knew …

Small Great Things – Jodi Picoult

I was so excited to read this book and am so happy that, for the most part, I wasn't let down!  This book explores some of the hot topics of today including race, prejudice, and privilege. As in all of the Jodi Picoult books I've read, the story is told from the point of view… Continue reading Small Great Things – Jodi Picoult

April 2017 TBR

As a book blogger, I often hit posting slumps.  I personally have struggled with ideas on what to post.  When I first started out this blog, I wanted to have a repository where people can read about books that I've read and of course read my thoughts on them too.  I've found that that means I… Continue reading April 2017 TBR

Mid-Series Update!

As I had mentioned in a previous post, I've challenged myself to completing a series - something I can't seem to recall that I've ever done!  Call it lack of interest, declining excitement, or plain old commitment issues, over the years I've found that I just can't get through a series!  I had picked Sophie… Continue reading Mid-Series Update!

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo

Have you ever experienced a euphoric moment right after you've finished cleaning the house?  You know, that moment when you finally sit down on the couch, curl your feet up and just revel in the fact that you house is spotless?  You don't feel guilty about relaxing because now your home is clean - in fact,… Continue reading The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up – Marie Kondo

The Fifty Bookish Tag (Part 2)

It's been a while since I posted the first half of this tag. Here's the second half!! 26. Do you like when books become movies? I think it depends on the movie.  For example, I LOVED reading The Da Vinci Code but was sorely disappointed with the move.  On the flip side, I thought that… Continue reading The Fifty Bookish Tag (Part 2)