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Neil Patrick Harris: Choose Your Own Autobiography
So creative, so fun and so fantastic!!
Oct 19, 2014
Oct 16, 2014
The Queen Bee of Bridgeton (Dancing Dream, #1)
In all of my years of reading - I do not recall a book that so well describes the thoughts of a black girl from the hood who is thrust into a very exc ...more
May 04, 2013
May 03, 2013
Divergent (Divergent, #1)
This book was recommended to me by a young bookseller at Barnes & Noble. I told her that I loved "series" and that, even though I am 42 years old ...more
Mar 03, 2013
Mar 02, 2013
Station Eleven
4.02 to describe this post-apocalyptic story about the end of the world as we know it? Fascinating is the word I want to use. The story follows se ...more
Jan 02, 2015
Dec 30, 2014
Real Happy Family: A Novel
Strong debut.
May 04, 2014
May 04, 2014
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand
A story about a 68-year-old retired British Major and a 58-year-old Pakistani shopkeeper does not, on the surface, seem like it would be an enjoyable ...more
Dec 27, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
I may have misspoke earlier in this book project when I declared my dislike of memoirs. Generally - I still am not a big fan, but I find that if the m ...more
Oct 25, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Ms. Hempel Chronicles
This was a week where I had no idea what I was going to read. Then I happened upon this article where author ...more
Sep 07, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Crime Scene At Cardwell Ranch (Cardwell Ranch #1)
We have all heard about "guilty pleasures" and apparently we all have them. I have all types of pleasures but I am not a fan of calling them "guilty". ...more
Nov 05, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
This is the final chapter of the Hunger Games Trilogy and it ended with a bang. Ms. Collins is an adept author that made this a thrilling series that ...more
Dec 09, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
It's Kind of a Funny Story
As a mother, I often wonder how my child is going to "stack up" in school, in society, etc. I give her all of the tools I can and I try to make sure s ...more
Oct 11, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, #2)
Catching Fire starts up not far from where The Hunger Games ended. Katniss is living in the Victors Village with her family. You'd think that she'd fi ...more
Nov 26, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
This book opens on George Washington Crosby laying in his living room in a hospital bed preparing to die. A very heavy topic. George sees the walls ca ...more
Nov 14, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Eat, Pray, Love
This week I chose to re-visit a book that I was not a fan of when I initially picked it up in 2007. Whenever people talked about this book they would ...more
Dec 09, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Goodnight Tweetheart
I am in love with love and always have been. This week’s book “Goodnight Tweetheart” is a lovely romantic novel set in 2010 NYC (the most romantic Ame ...more
Dec 17, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
I Am What I Am
Another memoir?? Yep - I am sure it will be the final one for me in this project. This is another book given to me by my pal Lara http://larasreadingr ...more
Sep 27, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Beat the Reaper (Peter Brown #1)
This is a book that is an atypical read for me. I have an extremely overactive imagination and this type of crime fiction feeds directly to the crazy ...more
Oct 20, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
I have been having a tough time writing this review, though I finished this book early this week. I have been contemplating what it all means and how ...more
Nov 19, 2010
Nov 17, 2011
Shades of Grey: The Road to High Saffron (Shades of Grey, #1)
When approaching the reading of Shades of Grey it is best to suspend all your disbelief. Jasper Fforde creates a world where color rules all and deter ...more
Jan 19, 2010
Mar 31, 2010
Girls in Trucks
I must admit that I had a tough time getting into this book, actually, I had a tough time getting into any book this week. This was the third book tha ...more
May 02, 2010
May 02, 2010
Eating the Dinosaur
This was my first introduction to Chuck Klosterman and his exciting style of writing. A dear friend of mine, Eric, let me know that he was reading and ...more
Apr 10, 2010
Apr 08, 2010
Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood
I am not a fan of memoirs. I find that the minutiae of people's lives holds very little interest for me. That being said - this book was suggested to ...more
Feb 23, 2014
Feb 17, 2014
Eleanor & Park
I read Rainbow's first novel (Attachments)last year. It was not YA, but it was quite good. So imagine my happiness when I saw that she had written ano ...more
Jan 27, 2014
Jan 21, 2014
Dead Until Dark (Sookie Stackhouse #1)
I am a fan of a vampire story and I have been for as long as I can remember. My earliest attempt at vampire literature was “Bram Stoker’s Dracula” whe ...more
Mar 03, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
The Opposite of Love
What is the opposite of love? Many say it is hate – but I find that it is apathy or fear or the inability to love…that is what the main character of t ...more
Mar 13, 2010
Mar 14, 2010
World of Pies
This book project is nothing if not fluid, Lara and I decided there really are no rules – we would decide what we would read and we decided just becau ...more
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
“I’ve left some clues for you.
If you want them, turn the page.
If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.”

What a great way to start a boo
Nov 14, 2010
Nov 14, 2010
Revolutionary Road
This project has led me down the path of reading some excellent, but dark literature. Revolutionary Road is no exception.

This National Book Award winn
Jan 27, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
Sammy's Hill (Samantha Joyce, #1)
I love to fly. I love to go to new and old places, I love hotels and I love trying foods from different parts of the country. But the main reason I lo ...more
Sep 25, 2010
Sep 25, 2010
Intimacy: das Buch zum Film von Patrice Chéreau
This was a tough book to read. This story of Jay (the middle-aged narrator) and his decision to leave his longtime girlfriend and their two sons reall ...more
Jan 23, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
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