Laura @ Inkings of an Introvert nominated me for the Liebster award. I have to be honest, I was nominated a few times. One was the day before my Maine trip and sadly got lost in the shuffle. (Sorry!) I decided I need to at least complete one and try to get back on track!… Continue reading Liebster Award
Dear Readers, I’m still getting back in the groove of things after my trip to Maine. I was able to get a few books read since then and now I’m ready to discuss! Quick Lit is a monthly feature hosted by Modern Mrs. Darcy. Little & Lion – Brandy Colbert After a year in… Continue reading Quick Lit #6
Don’t worry Lorelai, though the title sounds dirty, this book tag is safe for work! Elise @ Roaming Reader has tagged me to talk about the five longest books that I’ve read and two that are on my TBR. I just went over to trusty ol’ Goodreads and found out that they can do all… Continue reading The Longest Book Tag!
In 1980s Nigeria, a young married couple, Akin and Yejide, are faced with some difficult choices after being unable to become pregnant after four years. Yejide was clear from the beginning of the marriage that she doesn’t want to practice polygamy, a traditional custom in their homeland. Sadly, Akin is unable to pacify his family… Continue reading ARC Review: Stay With Me – Ayobami Adebayo
Hey Readers, Even though it feels like B.O.B. 19 just ended, somehow the next one is just around the corner! For newbies, here’s a rundown of the details: “The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda Shofner and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August… Continue reading Bout Of Books #20 Sign-Up
Wrap Up From my last Happenings, a few of you know that I hit a major wall late June to early July. Thankfully, with some rest in Maine and a family visit this past week, I’m ready to dive into August. Even though I just read a couple of duds at the end of the… Continue reading Happenings Vol. 8: Wrap Ups and Getting My Groove Back
“A debut story collection that plunges readers into the hearts of adolescent girls growing up in New York City, from poet and National Magazine Award nominee Jenny Zhang. Centered on a community of immigrants who have traded their endangered lives as artists in China and Taiwan for the constant struggle of life at the poverty… Continue reading Sour Heart – Jenny Zhang