Books I Just Won't Read

Today's Top Five Wednesday topic is Books I Will Never Read. Now I hate to ever say the word "never". It's just setting me up to have that book chosen for book club one month. So I'll just go with books I would really rather not read. 50 Shades of…

The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld

Here's what I knew going in: this book is about a prison and the woman who investigates death penalty sentences and tries to get the prisoners off death row. I had also heard there were some magical realism elements. I read this book practically in one sitting. The writing is…

Books for School

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic is anything related to education. My kids went back to school 2 weeks ago (sort of), but now is the general time for heading back into the classroom. I have chosen ten books I would assign to high school kids, if I was the teacher.…

September 2016 TBR

I'm almost afraid to post a TBR. I failed so miserably last month. But you don't know that yet. I haven't posted the wrap up, yet. Spoiler alert, it's pretty sad. It's almost as bad as last year's Epic Reading Slump. I don't really feel slumpy. I'm reading. I just…

What the Actual?!?!?!

The past 24 hours has been interesting in my book life. Allow me to share. I came home from work yesterday and everyone in the house was occupied with various activities, so I picked up a book and READ THE WHOLE THING!! It took me about five hours. I stopped…

The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman

This book sat on my nightstand for weeks. Months, even. The cover is so fantastic. Please admire the beauty of this cover. I planned to get to it, but it kept getting put off, so its beauty adorned my room for a really long time. I started it, and then…