Review | The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Review | The Other Einstein ..

Why I Read It: I fell in love with this book cover – I absolutely love it. But I also was interested in the story of a woman living in the shadow of her famous husband. How the heck is this even possible? It seems like a far-fetched thing today, but for women back in the […]

Posted May 2, 2017
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Review | Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters

Review | Underground Airline..

Why I read It: I’ve had my eye on Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters since I first heard about it, way back before it was published. But thriller/mystery/suspense books aren’t my go-to reads. I had to work myself up to it. I finally checked this one out from the library in both book and audiobook […]

Posted April 30, 2017
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Review | The Miss Match Series by Laurelin McGee

Review | The Miss Match Seri..

why i read it: I chose to read Miss Match by Laurelin McGee because I was in the middle of another book with heavier themes at the time and while I was enjoying it, I witnessed a tragic car accident and it made a pretty big impact on me. I was stuck in the traffic, watching […]

Posted April 22, 2017
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Review | Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders

Review | Lincoln in the Bard..

Why I Read it: Lincoln In The Bardo by George Saunders has had some serious airtime in my Litsy feed and I know that it has had tons of hype and buzz since before its publications date. It grabbed my attention because Abraham Lincoln and his son Willie are major characters – I have always […]

Posted April 15, 2017
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Review | Written In The Stars by Aisha Saeed

Review | Written In The Star..

Review: Written In The Stars by Aisha Saeed is fantastic. For much of the story, I felt heartbreak and rage at the situation that Naila’s parents forced her into…with a big exhale at the hopeful ending. I can’t speak to the culture of arranged marriages vs. forced marriages, but I definitely appreciate what this author has […]

Posted April 11, 2017
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Review | The Idea of You by Amanda Prowse

Review | The Idea of You by ..

Review: This book was not like I thought it was going to be when I read the synopsis. In reading the synopsis, I thought this was supposed to be a book about a working woman trying to balance a work life with motherhood. But the first half of the book was pretty different from this. […]

Posted April 6, 2017
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Review | Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Review | Windfall by Jennife..

my review: I can’t say that I’ve ever thought about winning a lottery, but Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith will give readers the opportunity to daydream about just that. Eighteen-year-old Teddy ends up winning 141 million dollars from a ticket given to him by his best friend Alice and suddenly, his life completely changes.    Teddy […]

Posted April 4, 2017
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Review | The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Review | The Star-Touched Qu..

Why i read it: I first read The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi in 2016 around the time of publication but never got around to publishing a review for life reasons. Since the second book in the series would be published soon, I decided to revisit this book with a print + audiobook reread. review: I’ve […]

Posted April 2, 2017
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Review | A Piece Of The World by Christina Baker Kline

Review | A Piece Of The Worl..

why i read it: Andrew Wyeth is my favorite artist and his painting Christina’s World is my favorite of his work, so when I found out about A Piece Of The World by Christina Baker Kline, it shot to the top of my most-anticipated list. And I loved this book so much. I wish I could read it […]

Posted April 1, 2017
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Review | These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly

Review | These Shallow Grave..

Review: These Shallow Graves by Jennifer Donnelly was such a fun story! And my first book by this author. At first, it seems like this is a simple tale of a girl solving the mystery of her father’s death. The story reads easily but I found it to be layered with plenty of twists throughout. I […]

Posted November 1, 2016
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