I found out a few days ago that my grandmother, Winifred (Duchess or Dutch) Akuna passed away. I have spent the last two days marshalling my thoughts and emotions because I want to post a send-off for her- she would have liked that. Please forgive me if I still seem a bit scattered…. … More A farewell to my Duchess
Hey guys! This week’s going to be quick because I only know of one release for the week. This is an absolutely fabulous contemporary romantic comedy from the writer of The Wedding Date. I read the first one and I loved it. It was smart, sassy, funny and sweet. Needless to say when First to Read … More New Release Tuesday!!! 10-30-18
Title: The Proposal Author: Jasmine Guillory Pages: 336 Genre: Contemporary Romance Is this part of a series? Yes and no. While it isn’t listed anywhere as the second book in a series you don’t get the full effect of the story unless you have read her first book, The Wedding Date (more on this in my … More The Proposal, Jasmine Guillory
I am cheap. I will admit it. What money I have after adulting I want to spend on my obsessions- books, food and makeup. That said, once a week I run to my beloved local library to catch up on magazines, news papers ( I subscribe digitally to my local paper, but love the USA … More Did every one see The New York Times Book Review this week?
Title: Academic Curveball Author: James J. Cudney (a fellow blogger! See his blog here.) Pages: 311 Genre: cozy mystery Is this part of a series: Yes. This is book #1 of the Braxton Campus Mysteries. Published: October 15th, 2018 Summary: Coming home for his father’s retirement party from Braxton University, Kellen isn’t planning to stay long. … More Academic Curveball, James J. Cudney
Title: Gmorning, Gnight! Little Pep Talks For Me & You Author: Lin-Manuel Miranda, illustrated by Jonny Sun Pages: 201 Genre: Non-fiction, inspiration, uplifting Is this part of a series? No…. but I would buy more of these…. just saying. Published: October 16th, 2018 Summary: (From Goodreads) Before he inspired the world with Hamilton and was … More Gmorning, Gnight!: Litle Pep Talks For Me & You, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Title: What If It’s Us Authors: Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera Pages: 448 Genre: Romance, LGBT, YA Is this part of a series? No. Published: October 9th, 2018 Summary: (From Goodreads) Arthur is only in New York for the summer, but if Broadway has taught him anything, it’s that the universe can deliver a showstopping romance … More What If It’s Us, Becky Albertalli & Adam Silvera