These Violent Delights

These Violent Delights by Victoria Namkung: A Book Review

Title: These Violent Delights Author: Victoria Namkung Published: November 7th, 2017 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Obtained: Netgalley eARC Synopsis: Set in modern-day Los Angeles, a journalist interning at a literary magazine writes and publishes a story about how her high school teacher at her private school sexually abused her. What follows is a whirlwind of accusations against both the accused and…

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Goodreads Challenge Update 2017

Goodreads Challenge Update 2017

Happy Veterans Day! First and foremost, I want to wish everyone a Happy Veterans Day! Thank you to all of the veterans out there that have served. Your sacrifices are never forgotten, and today we celebrate you. So it’s a very chilly Saturday here, so staying indoors and in my comfy bed is imperative for me right now. So I…

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Little Fires Everywhere

I DNF’d Little Fires Everywhere

I Did the Unthinkable: I DNF’d Little Fires Everywhere During October, I attempted to listen to Celeste Ng’s extremely popular novel, Little Fires Everywhere. This was the book that everyone has been talking about, and was chosen for Reese Witherspoon’s book club. It’s not my normal type of book, but I don’t always stick to what I’m used to. I…

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Black-Eyed Susans

Black-Eyed Susans by Julia Heaberlin: A Book Review

Title: Black-Eyed Susans Author: Julia Heaberlin Published: August 11, 2015 Genre: Psychological Thriller Obtained: Thriftbooks Synopsis: “I am one of the four Black-Eyed Susans. The lucky one.” Tessa Cartwright was found nearly dead amid a scattering of bones in a Texas field. Despite having no memory of the event, she is the star witness in the trial against a black…

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On This Day November 7th

On This Day In History

If I haven’t mentioned before, I’m a huge lover of history. Learning about the past everywhere in the world is something I enjoy.  I especially love researching my own family past. I decided to start a series of posts focusing on specific days and what happened in history. I’d also like to find different books that focus on that specific…

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The Blackbird Season

The Blackbird Season by Kate Moretti: A Book Review

Title: The Blackbird Season Author: Kate Moretti Published: September 26, 2017 Genre: Thriller/Mystery Obtained: Barnes & Noble Synopsis: The day a thousand blackbirds fell from the sky in a small Pennsylvania town, other news was brewing. Beloved teacher and baseball coach Nate Winters is accused of sleeping with a student. Then, only days later, that same student, Lucia Hamm, disappears…

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Brotherhood of the World Award

A few days ago, Erin over at A Redhead’s Rambling nominated me for the Brotherhood of the World Award. This is my first ever nomination, and I couldn’t wait to get started on it! Erin has such an awesome blog that I love reading, so it’s such an honor to get this award from her! I’m only a little over two…

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Social Media

Hey all! I wanted to write a quick post focusing on my social media accounts. I’m new to this whole blogging thing, but in the two months that I’ve been blogging, I have felt like a welcome part of the book blogging community. I want to try to focus my efforts on my social media pages as well, and I…

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November TBR

November TBR

Another month has passed, and it was my best reading month yet! I’m blaming it on my October TBR post, where I managed to make a wishlist of books I wanted to read. So here’s my November TBR! I went through books both on my Goodreads TBR list and the books that I’ve recently purchased to curate this list. If…

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Best Day Ever

Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda: A Book Review

Title: Best Day Ever Author: Kaira Rouda Published: September 19, 2017 Genre: Suspense/Thriller Obtained: Barnes & Noble Synopsis: Paul and Mia Strom seem like the perfect couple. He is a successful businessman and she is a stay-at-home mother to their two beautiful sons. As they drive out to their second home, a lake house, for a weekend getaway, they both…

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