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Somehow – and weirdly so – this is one of my favorite genres. It’s so specific and I’m going to blame my cousin because she’s the one who gave me the majority of these recommendations!! Once I got into them, Amazon started to recommend more of the same genre and I could. Not. Stop. There […]

Top 10 WWII Books of 2019

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I read SO many good books in 2019 that’s it’s truly hard to narrow it down to 10 favorites! THE GREAT ALONE: I couldn’t put this one down! It’s set in Alaska in the 70’s and follows the story of a girl who lives with her parents in a remote town. They learn to be […]

Top 10 Books of 2019

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Ok, I absolutely love historical fiction!! You can see that WWII fiction is my favorite but that’s a whole other blog post! Quite frankly historical fiction is a pretty broad spectrum so there are quite a few different decades represented here! DAISY JONES & THE SIX: Taylor Jenkins Reid THE GREAT ALONE: Kristin Hannah THE […]

Top 10 Historical Fiction Books of 2019

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I hate to say this, but I call romantic fiction “brain candy” . I actually do love a quick & cute romance but they’re usually read in between books that take a bit more to…digest. I read so little of them that I actually choose them at the library based on what the book jacket […]

Top 10 Romantic Fiction Books of 2019

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My love of thrillers and mysteries started with the Nancy Drew series and have lasted me well into adulthood. I particularly love anything that’s got a surprise twist in the last few pages! Bonus points are given if there are points in the book that literally give me goosebumps. I read FAR too many last […]

Top 10 Thrillers of 2019

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Somehow the 3rd quarter of the year because the fastest one yet – how did the summer blow by so quickly!? Our library reopened and I stocked up on all the books I’d been waiting for, & along the way found some of my favorites for the year!! It’s so interesting to me to watch […]

3rd Quarter of 2020

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Well here we are – somehow we’ve already reached the 2nd quarter of 2020 (HOW) & I’m here with a huge roundup!! Most of my work has been pushed to 2021 so in between home renovations, I’ve had a LOT of time to read! I know that I mentioned in my last post that I […]

2nd Quarter of 2020

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Well…I’m already halfway to my goal of 75 books this year ‍♀️. I always read more in the first quarter of the year because it’s still so cold and snowy out – but then on top of that, we went on a 10 day honeymoon where I read every single day, and now…QUARANTINE. I was […]

1st Quarter of 2020

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Somehow, even though I was constantly traveling during the last quarter of 2019, I managed to knock it out of the park with a whopping 29 BOOKS. Even I can’t believe it! I finished the year at 82 books (you’ll remember my goal was 75!) and was quite proud of myself even though there were […]

4th Quarter of 2019

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The 3rd quarter of this year came in hot…and you’ll see that when you realize that I only read 11 books (and most of them were audiobooks) . I read a few that I liked and couldn’t stop thinking about (one in particular), and then a few were old favorites of mine. Read on for some […]

3rd Quarter of 2019