In Rwanda, the unthinkable happened. In 1994 the Hutu, the majority, started slaying their brethren, the Tutsi. For 100 days, neighbors and family members turned on each other, and by the end it is estimated that nearly 1 million people died. That’s roughly 14% of their population. “The word genocide cannot explain the never-ending pain,… Continue reading The Girl Who Smiled Beads – Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
I’m so happy to finally be getting to another theme month. Historical Fiction was a good start but I want to get this ball rolling. Moving stresses have really dampened my reading flow (especially in March), so I need some books to get me excited for April.
Tuesday came faster than expected, so I’m really late on this Top Ten Tuesday. I still wanted to get the word out on some amazing picks from my TBR. I’m so excited to get to all of these books and go traveling internationally. Also my home country is USA.
As we try to defrost in these last days of winter, I think it’s a great time to think of all the wonderful books ahead of us this spring! 🙂 New Releases: I have a library waitlist that’s building up, and these are the top new books I want to read in April/May. The only… Continue reading TTT: Spring TBR
Time to see what book I got for Spin #17 (not 18)! The lucky number is 3…. crossing fingers…..
First, what happened to #17? Second, for those who don’t know I’m in the progress of reading 50 classics in 4 years (that I’ve already chosen). The website that hosts the challenge does a fun game called a CC Spin, where your next classic is chosen for you. On March 9th, a random number is… Continue reading Classics Club Spin #18
I been waiting to write this post for weeks now! This past year I watched 64 movies that were released in 2017 in the United States (to the public, I don’t count film festival release dates since I can’t go to them :D). Out of that only 11 fell under a C+ rating for me,… Continue reading My Favorite Movies of 2017