Month: April 2019

#AmReading YA – All Abroad!

#AmReading YA – All Abroad!

In this installment of #AmReading, I am delighted to share two books set outside the US – one set in London, the other in Doha.  How to Be Luminous Harriet Reuter Hapgood Age/Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Grief and Loss Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Goodreads When seventeen-year-old Minnie Sloe’s mother […]

Sundays with Sam – The Sunday Post

Sundays with Sam – The Sunday Post

Sundays with Sam is a combination of Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. My Week in Review I don’t recall anything eventful happening this week. So, no news is good news. I am leaving on Friday for Chicago to go see my daughter perform. It’s been […]

Blog Tour: We Were Beautiful

Blog Tour: We Were Beautiful

We Were Beautiful Heather Helper Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Blink Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars Goodreads It’s been a year since fifteen-year-old Mia Hopkins was in the car crash that killed her older sister and left her terribly scarred. The doctors tell her she was lucky to survive. Her therapist says it […]

Can’t Wait Wednesday!

Can’t Wait Wednesday!

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I can’t wait for  Her Royal Highness Rachel Hawkins Series: Royals, #2 Age/Genre: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Publisher: Putnam Release Date: May 7, 2019 Goodreads Millie Quint is devastated when she discovers that her sort-of-best […]

Top Ten Tuesday: My Humble Beginnings

Top Ten Tuesday: My Humble Beginnings

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. This week’s topic is… My first reviews! I started pleasure reading again back in 2013. I was mostly reading my daughter’s books, and only leaving ratings on Goodreads. Then, the kid gave me a talking to about leaving my thoughts, and I started doing […]

Sundays with Sam – The Sunday Post

Sundays with Sam – The Sunday Post

Sundays with Sam is a combination of Sunday Post hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer and Stacking the Shelves hosted by Tynga’s Reviews. My Week in Review A happy and blessed Easter to all those who celebrate. We are doing something different this year for the holiday. Normally, we go to my sister’s, and watch her […]