A Month of Favorites: 5 Favorite New to Me Authors

A Month of Favorites: 5 Favorite New to Me Authors

Last night, I watched The Santa Clause for the first time, and just like that, the Christmas season is here! Since I love Christmas and books equally, I decided to join December’s Month of Favorites hosted by Estella’s Revenge, Traveling With T, and Girlxoxo. This way, when it comes to picking favorites at the end of the year, maybe it won’t […]

Stock Your Shelves: December Book Releases

Stock Your Shelves: December Book Releases

Happy December! Strange that this is the final Stock Your Shelves post of 2014! It flew by, especially when you look at it in terms of monthly book releases and reviews. The year is definitely going out with a bang with these releases though! What better way to end the year than with another Murakami release? And the sequel to The Rosie Project? None! […]

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil, by Stephen Collins

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil, by Stephen Collins

The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil is a graphic novel that I probably wouldn’t have picked up without the recommendation of my boyfriend, who read it first. He finished it in a couple of hours and encouraged me to do the same. As the title probably tells you, The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil is a book that sets out to be […]

Stock Your Shelves: November Releases

Stock Your Shelves: November Releases

Happy Halloween! It seems it’s always time for another Stock Your Shelves post, but I can’t believe October is already over. Before we know it, it’ll be Thanksgiving, and then Christmas time and time to debate over your favorite books of the year. I’m just not ready! Until then, though, here are some books for the final month of fall, […]

Review: Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

Review: Norwegian Wood, by Haruki Murakami

But who can say what’s best? That’s why you need to grab whatever chance you have of happiness where you find it, and not worry about other people too much. My experience tells me that we get no more than two or three such chances in a life time, and if we let them go, we regret it for the […]

Review: Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill

Review: Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill

Memories are microscopic. Tiny particles that swarm together and apart. Little people, Edison called them. Entities. He had a theory about where they came from and that theory was outer space.  I heard a lot about Jenny Offill’s Department of Speculation earlier in the year when it was released, but it kind of slipped off my list of things to look out […]