2017 Diverse Authors Analysis

I thought it would be an interesting project to look deeper into what I read last year. I only had one goal, to read 52 books. How those books were chosen, however, was a hodgepodge of what I was able to check out from the library, requests from friends, curiosity from seeing the book on... Continue Reading →


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman Rating:  5/5 stars Page Count: 337 Publication Date: August 27, 2012 Date Reviewed: May 28, 2017 "Ove is the sort of man who checks the status of all things by giving them a good kick." A Man Called Ove is a story about a grumpy old man, set in his ways... Continue Reading →

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders Rating:  2/5 stars Page Count: 343 Publication Date: February 14, 2017 Date Reviewed: June 19, 2017 Lincoln in the Bardo is a fictional depiction of President Abraham Lincoln's grieving for his eleven-year-old son, Willie, who dies of Typhoid Fever. After Willie's body has been laid to rest in the Georgetown... Continue Reading →

Warcross by Marie Lu

Warcross by Marie Lu Rating:  3/5 stars Page Count: 402 Publication Date: September 12, 2017 Date Reviewed: May 6, 2018 Warcross is an immersive virtual and augmented reality world that has taken the world by storm. Emika Chen is a bounty hunter who is just trying to get by the best she can when she hacks into... Continue Reading →

My Top 10 Books of 2017

Can you believe it is already July?!?! But no need to panic! In this post, I thought I would rewind time, pretend it is January, and share with you my favorite books of 2017! I tend to read a lot of backlist books (books published in prior years), so although I read these books in... Continue Reading →

What’s On My TBR Shelf?

TBR stands for "To Be Read." For me, this acronym brings mixed emotions: joy that there are so many more wonderful books waiting to be devoured and a little bit of guilt/dread that my list grows faster than I can read! On Goodreads, my TBR shelf is currently at 143 and is constantly growing thanks... Continue Reading →

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