February Reading List (The LOVE Edition)

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It's the month of love!! This month, my reading list is composed of my favorite love stories.  There are few romance tales that really capture my heart, but these ones absolutely did!!   Gone With the Wind This is one of those books I put off reading because I thought it would be boring or too old fashioned.  WRONG.  This book is … [Read more...]

October Reading List!!

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Sorry this post is late -- I am SO behind on my reading!  I still haven't finished the books on last month's list -- have any of you read Doctor Sleep yet?  I'm dying to hear if you loved it!!   Here's what I've planned for this month.  After I finish last month's.  I've got a LOT of reading to do!!     Help for the … [Read more...]

September Reading List

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I am glad to say I actually almost finished all the books on my August Reading List!!  I still have Lexicon left, so if you've read it, I'd love to hear it  you liked it!!  The Husband's Secret was really good -- reminded me a lot of Maeve Binchy's books, and she was one of my all time favorite authors. I wanted to love The Ocean at the End of … [Read more...]

September Kid’s Reading List!! (ages 8 – 12)

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My kids loves his books. I decided that besides posting a Reading List for adults every month, I should also throw in one for the kiddos now and again. Maybe it will help when your son whines, "I have nothing good to reeeeeeeead-uh". Just mine? I have found that this above mentioned phrase is usually paired with a writhing/flopping on … [Read more...]

August Reading List

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Is August seriously almost over?  Ugh.  I am SO BEHIND!! Even though I'm late on my reading list, I've got lots of good books lined up!!   The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty The synopsis, according to Goodreads: When her husband announces he's in love with her best friend, painfully shy Tess picks up her young son and … [Read more...]

April Reading List

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It's April, it's April!! Can you believe it? I'm still working on the books from last month's list -- I blame Candy Crush for taking over my spare time.  Stupid game. I did read the Maeve Binchy and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Frye.  The Maeve was really great -- not one of the best books I've ever read, but cozy and fun, and it just … [Read more...]

February Reading List

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It's a new month, so that means new books.  Yay!! I found some good ones that I'm pretty excited about.  But first -- have you read any of my choices from January?  I'd love to hear your thoughts.  I've read all of them and just finished The Passage.  It was super duper long, but I'm glad I stuck with it because it was so good!! I loved every … [Read more...]

January Reading List!!

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Happy New Year!!   I've been doing LOTS of reading this month.  I sit and feed Lucy a lot, and it's a perfect opportunity to catch up on books on my iPad.  That's the dangerous thing about E Readers...you finish one book and can buy another right away!!   I'm REALLY excited about some of the books I've already read from this … [Read more...]

November Reading List!!!

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Can you believe it's November already??   I'll be honest -- I've been so busy prepping for baby that I haven't read all the books on my October list yet.  But I'm still working on them and have a whole list of books I found this month that I want to read too!!   For those of you looking for something new to pick up, here's … [Read more...]

October Reading List

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Have you read any of the books on the September Reading List yet?   I finished Those We Love Most, by Lee Woodruff and really, really loved it.  As a mother, parts were difficult to read, but I loved the insight into the different characters, and I was satisfied with the ending.  I'd definitely recommend it, but be prepared for some … [Read more...]

Book Review — The Story of Beautiful Girl and Gold

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Two of the books on my July Reading List were The Story of Beautiful Girl and Gold.   I really liked both, but there was one that I'd definitely recommend more than the other, so here are my thoughts:   The Story of Beautiful Girl is a book that takes place in 1968.  A young white woman and a deaf black man are locked away … [Read more...]

August Reading List

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I'm really excited about this month's reading list!!   I'm still finishing up the July books, and will be reviewing them very soon.  But for now, here is what I am reading and recommending for this month.   For the record, I've read several of these in the last couple of weeks.  They're all great so far.   Maine … [Read more...]