“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaron…

“He tried eating his two favorite foods – McDonald’s chicken nuggets and macaroni and cheese- but couldn’t keep them down.” 💛 • This was a solid addition to the conversation about the opioid crisis in America. The subject matter is important and absolutely worth reading about and understanding. I like the human interest angle because … Read more

“My mouth watered at the thought of sinking my teeth into a sweet, fluffy concha…

“My mouth watered at the thought of sinking my teeth into a sweet, fluffy concha de chocolate.” 💙 • Another 5 star ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ pick from calbookclub ! I read along last month and got to hear writerreynagrande speak with the group! Moving and compelling memoir about a young girl growing up in Mexico with her … Read more

“Well I’m just as happy to talk about communication! That and a nice glass of wi…

“Well I’m just as happy to talk about communication! That and a nice glass of wine- nothing like it !” ❤️ [ ] Thank you to bibliofinder and harperperennial for this copy of Sapiens: A Graphic History by yuval_noah_harari coming out this Tues 10/27/2020! Let me just tell you, bookmark this for gift ideas for … Read more

“They tasted a new snack called Cracker Jack and a new breakfast food called Shr…

“They tasted a new snack called Cracker Jack and a new breakfast food called Shredded Wheat.” 🖤 • Read this with onmalsshelf that’s reading books. Clearly very well researched but it took more about half the book for me to get into it and feel engaged and interested. The detail in the beginning was a … Read more

“One of the agents brought the girls a bag of Skittles, but even then they could…

“One of the agents brought the girls a bag of Skittles, but even then they couldn’t smile, they couldn’t say thank you, they just stood there, looking at the candy with horror.” 💙 • There’s been a lot of talk about American Dirt recently and one of the books I’ve seen mentioned during that discussion … Read more

Read this book along with some folks last month and it was A fascinating look at…

Read this book along with some folks last month and it was A fascinating look at David Fairchild, an exploring botanist, who brought so many of the foods we enjoy today to the States. There’s too many to list but the list was very surprising to me and included banana, mango, avocado and broccoli! It … Read more

Wow this buddy read hosted by and last month was fascinating and the group ha…

Wow this buddy read hosted by dclazygirl and gfbookcatlover last month was fascinating and the group had the opportunity to talk to one of the authors on the phone and I was conferencing out of town for work 😭 Once I started this one, I couldn’t put it down – I had to know what … Read more