“Maybe some tea would calm me down .” P. 117 • What a world Harkness created!! …

“Maybe some tea would calm me down .” P. 117 💙 • What a world Harkness created!! I will start by saying I am NOT really a fantasy lover at all but this has definitely changed my mind. I loved this world, loved the characters and the rules and regulations of this world. Not only … Read more

Wow what an awful photo! I’ll have to turn down the kindle brightness next time …

Wow what an awful photo! I’ll have to turn down the kindle brightness next time 🤦🏻‍♀️😬 these were the buddy reads I finished this month and I squeezed in Baby Teeth with hosted by ashleylovesreading0728 and minnesota_mailer after I took this photo ! The stand outs were The Most Fun We Ever Had, The Reckless … Read more

“The waiter delivers their hamburgers and milkshakes.” p.83 • Loved the October…

“The waiter delivers their hamburgers and milkshakes.” p.83 💛 • Loved the October pick which was also my bookofthemonth pick! 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ for this historical romance that was set in post Civil-war Spain, a time period I wasn’t all that familiar with. I really enjoyed the way Sepetys weaved stories of what it was … Read more

“Men in sagging pants with their heads bent together,murmuring, ducking into cor…

“Men in sagging pants with their heads bent together,murmuring, ducking into corner stores that sold POBOYS SHRIMP OYSTER.” p.4 • Powerful and told completely from the heart. This memoir is beautifully written and is a story that needs to be told. 4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ I love Jesmyn Ward’s writing and to hear her words share … Read more

“Donna High Hawk appeared from the kitchen, wearing a white apron and a white he…

“Donna High Hawk appeared from the kitchen, wearing a white apron and a white headwrap, and carrying a chipped, white bowl filled with Cream of Wheat.” 3% • This book…… I’m speechless but I will tell you that I had 2 colleagues put it in their shopping carts the day I told them about it … Read more

“When she finally got smart and found a stick thin enough to wedge in and push t…

“When she finally got smart and found a stick thin enough to wedge in and push the paper out, she discovered it was not an envelope at al but a folded receipt from May that listed one Coke and one Big League Chew.” -32%. 💚 • This book was about 2 families and how one … Read more

I have a strange habit – when I love a book so much , I can’t seem to get it tog…

I have a strange habit – when I love a book so much , I can’t seem to get it together to post about it. I read Pachinko last year and then immediately lent it out to my niece and when reunited with it, I realized I needed to post about it! I wanted to … Read more

“…We’d meet at Ralph’s for coffee and doughnuts before work.” P.44 • This one …

“…We’d meet at Ralph’s for coffee and doughnuts before work.” P.44❤️ • This one was a winner for me. Banned Nobel prize winning book and smuggling it out of the country for publication as an act of political rebellion? Yes! I was equally interested in the dual storylines going on in this book – they … Read more

“I washed them out and made us tea, plucking the hot tea bags out with my finger…

“I washed them out and made us tea, plucking the hot tea bags out with my fingers in the absence of a spoon.” p.12 ❤️ • Read this last month with the group moderated by bookedwithshelfies and I loved it!! Queenie felt so real to me. I’ve been Queenie at times in my youth. I … Read more

“Six weeks away from this stuffy apartment and my mother’s disinterest and my fa…

“Six weeks away from this stuffy apartment and my mother’s disinterest and my father’s eye rolls when she poured herself a third glass of Chardonnay.” -P. 36 💙 • Loved this one! My first by but not my last! Read this with group last month with ashleylovesreading0728 and minnesota_mailer ! This was a thriller, for … Read more