“‘Have some more of the tuna casserole. I certainly enjoy watching a young child…

“‘Have some more of the tuna casserole. I certainly enjoy watching a young child eat.’” 💚 • Wow this book was hard to put down. It was put on my radar after so many friends started raving about the Netflix series of the same name. I knew I’d want to read it first and I’m … Read more

“When I wake up and go downstairs, my parents are in the kitchen slicing bagels….

“When I wake up and go downstairs, my parents are in the kitchen slicing bagels.” 💙 • This definitely started out giving me John Green vibes but it ended up being more satisfying because for me, the characters of Violet and Finch felt a little more authentic to me- they had a little more dimension. … Read more

“There was a big bowl of dirty rice on the coffee table and white porcelain plat…

“There was a big bowl of dirty rice on the coffee table and white porcelain plates too.” 💙 • Great, classic mystery noir. Super atmospheric and you get all of the LA vibes in the 1940s. Mystery man offering money, missing woman, out of a job protagonist… this had it all! Black man searching for … Read more

“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other l…

“He touched the chicken again and licked his finger before he yanked the other leg off, eating it until he had only the cracked, sucked pieces of bones left in his hand.” 💙 • Such beautiful writing that takes us into the story of the Nigerian-Biafran War in the 1960s. I honestly knew almost nothing … Read more

“A man with a barrow cried, ‘Ginger beer! Fresh cold to get beer to cool yer dus…

“A man with a barrow cried, ‘Ginger beer! Fresh cold to get beer to cool yer dusty throat!’” ❤️ • A fun book and one that I buddy read with my 10 year old daughter so we could enjoy the new netflix Enola Holmes movie. It has the little sister of Sherlock Holmes running around … Read more

[ ] Thank you to for this copy of by which came out yesterday, 10/6/2020! …

[ ] Thank you to bibliofinder eccobooks for this copy of by rumaanalam which came out yesterday, 10/6/2020! It’s also a readwithjenna pick for this month and one of my most anticipated reads and you know it’s good when juliaroberts and reunite for the movie adaptation!! 😱😱 SYNOPSIS: LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD … Read more

“Now that I was again comfortable in his presence, my father would arrive in the…

“Now that I was again comfortable in his presence, my father would arrive in the morning, feed me a breakfast of yogurt and cappuccino, and play a few games of cards that I was often too disoriented to follow.” p.100 ❤️ • Fascinating and remarkable true story of a woman trying to find the correct … Read more

I had to continue reading this series to see if it would do Larsson justice ! I …

I had to continue reading this series to see if it would do Larsson justice ! I think it remained true to the series and the character of Lisbeth Salander, who I love! It’s a thriller and I really loved August, the boy savant in the story. If I were to pick apart all of … Read more