Ok, I failed to read The Simplicity of Cider this month, thus ruining my TBR goal. I got side tracked with Hidden Figures and The Little Prince. Here’s what I did read: Really, the only one I wasn’t in love with this month was Hidden Figures. Everything else got five stars from me. For May, … More April Wrap-up and May TBR!
Personal life: I have been a bit all over the place this week and fell back on some goals I am afraid. I did not go to the gym as much as possible due to just feeling icky. I did buy little hand gripper things that I use sometimes when I watch a tv show. … More Weekly Wrap-up! April 24th- April 30th
Title: The Light We Lost Author: Jill Stantopolo Pages: 336 Genre: romance Is this part of a series? No. Publish date: May 9th, 2017 I was lucky enough to receive an eARC of this book from First to Read in exchange for an honest review. My sincerest thanks. Summary: Lucy narrates to Gabe, an old … More The Light We Lost, Jill Stantopolo
Title: All the Best People Author: Sonja Yoerg Pages: 368 Genre: fiction, women’s lit Is this part of a series? No. Publish date: May 2, 2017 I was fortunate enough to receive an ARC of this gem from First to Read. I am, as always, extremely grateful. Summary: I want to start at the beginning. Solange … More All the Best People, Sonja Yoerg
Personal Life: I have been watching way more shows than normal lately. I have gotten into White Collar on Netflix and have to admit that I have not been reading as much. I really like the characters and story line! My phone decided it no longer wanted to act like, well, a phone; making … More Weekly Wrap-up! April 17th-23rd.
Title: Wherever You Go, There They Are: Stories About My Family You Might Relate To. Author: Annabelle Gurwitch Pages: 305 Genre: Autobiography Is this part of a series? No. Published: April 18th, 2017 I received an advanced copy of this book from First to Read in exchange for an honest review…. I am so sorry … More Wherever You Go, There They Are, Annabelle Gurwitch
Title: The Little Prince Author: Antione de Saint Exupery Pages: 83 Genre: Fantasy, children’s Is this part of a series? Technically, no. We’ll get into that later. First Published: April 6th, 1943 Summary: (from Goodreads) Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless … More The Little Prince, Antione de Saint Exupery
Title: Beauty and the Beast Author: Marie Le Prince de Beaumont Pages: 48 pages Genre: classics, fantasy Is this part of a series? No. Published: This version was first published in 1756. Summary: The story of a merchant and his six children that had a reversal of fortune forcing them from city life to a … More Beauty and the Beast, Marie Le Prince de Beaumont
Personal Life: I don’t like to talk about my health here, because it’s pretty good. I don’t have major issues that aren’t easily handled, which makes me feel bad for complaining. But I am going to anyway, and this is going to be TMI, so if you are uncomfortable scroll to the next paragraph please. … More Weekly Wrap-up! April 11th-16th
Title: The Red Hunter Author: Lisa Unger Pages: 368 Genre: Thriller, Mystery, Suspense Is this part of a series? No, this is a stand alone novel. Publish date: April 25th, 2017 I received an eARC of this book from Netgalley and Touchstone. Many thanks! Summary: Claudia inherits a beautiful house that just needs a little … More The Red Hunter, Lisa Unger