#June19CalendarGirls

Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and will now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading, and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. (Information from Katie at Never Not Reading) Each month there is a new … Continue reading #June19CalendarGirls

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#May19Review4

Today's review is for Escaping from Houdini by Kerri Maniscalco. Oh boy, I did not see the twist or the ending coming. What I loved is how much Audrey and Thomas have grown as characters and how much their relationship has grown. I also loved how there were so many possibilities for suspects. And dare I say … Continue reading #May19Review4

#Top5Wednesday56

Top 5 Wednesday was originally created by Lainey from Gingerreadslainey and is now hosted by Sam from Thoughts on Tomes. There is a Goodreads group which lists the topics.  I will only be participating in this meme at least once a month, maybe more if it’s a topic that I’m really excited about. This week’s topic is books about mental … Continue reading #Top5Wednesday56

#May19Review3

Today's review is for Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini. While this book is short, the story is extremely impactful, and not only the story but the dedication. The dedication reads: "This book is dedicated to the thousands of refugees who have perished at sea fleeing war and persecution." The story is a heartbreaking letter from a father … Continue reading #May19Review3

#May19Review2

Today's review is for Hope Nation by Rose Brock. Some of the stories in this book are heartbreaking, but they are all filled with some sort of hope. The stories are also filled with excellent advice. Reading these stories, I felt like I was getting to know the authors featured in this book more. The stories … Continue reading #May19Review2

#May19CalendarGirls

  Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and will now be hosted by Katie at Never Not Reading, and Adrienne at Darque Dreamer Reads. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. (Information from Katie at Never Not Reading) Each month there is … Continue reading #May19CalendarGirls

#May19Review1

Today's review is for Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn This is such an important book. Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist Titcomb and America's First Bookmobile is about a woman, Mary Lemist Titcomb who wanted to further her education. when she was growing up, there weren't too many opportunities for women … Continue reading #May19Review1