Book Haul

Book Haul: July 2017

BOOKS I PURCHASED Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith aka JK Rowling Show Stopper by Hayley Barker     BOOKS FROM MY BOYFRIEND Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Ravenclaw edition) by JK Rowling Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen The Shadow and the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson BOOK FROM MY BEST FRIEND MIRANDA… Continue reading Book Haul: July 2017


Harry Potter Themed Bridal Shower

This weekend I threw my best friend and bride-to-be, Becca, a Harry Potter themed bridal shower! I'm her maid of honor and we came up with this brilliant idea to make her bridal shower Harry Potter themed since we are both crazy Potterheads! It turned out much better than I had anticipated! I know this… Continue reading Harry Potter Themed Bridal Shower

Book Reviews

When the English Fall by David Williams (Spoiler-free!) Review

When a catastrophic solar storm brings about the collapse of modern civilization, an Amish community in Pennsylvania is caught up in the devastating aftermath. Once-bright skies are now dark. Planes have plummeted to the ground. The systems of modern life have crumbled. With their stocked larders and stores of supplies, the Amish are unaffected at… Continue reading When the English Fall by David Williams (Spoiler-free!) Review

Book Reviews

When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Keuhn (Spoiler-free!) Review

"This isn't meant to be a confession. Not in any spiritual sense of the word. Yes, I'm in jail at the moment. I imagine I'll be here a long time, considering. But I'm not writing this down for absolution and I'm not sorry for what I did to Rose. I'm just not. Not for any of… Continue reading When I Am Through With You by Stephanie Keuhn (Spoiler-free!) Review

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The Dying Game by Asa Avdic (Spoiler-free!) Review

A masterly locked-room mystery set in a near-future Orwellian state, in which seven people are brought to a remote island to compete in a 48-hour test for a top-secret intelligence position, and one woman must stage her death. The year is 2037, and on the tiny island of Isola, seven people have been selected to… Continue reading The Dying Game by Asa Avdic (Spoiler-free!) Review

Book Reviews

The Fading of Lloyd by Kit Crumpton Review

The Fading of Lloyd embroils the reader in family history as members struggle through historic challenges: the end of the American frontier, the dawn of the railroad travel that wove Midwest communities together, World War I, and the social mores of the 1920s and 1930s. The Huttleston family, whose son, Lloyd, is mentally retarded, struggles… Continue reading The Fading of Lloyd by Kit Crumpton Review

Book Reviews

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond (Spoiler-free!) Review

What if you were given the opportunity to ensure your marriage was a success? Jake and Alice are the perfect cadidates for the pact. They are young newlyweds who aren't completely sure they married for the right reasons. At the beginning, Jake is questioning whether he married Alice because he loves her or to make… Continue reading The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond (Spoiler-free!) Review