Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: The Mystery of Alice by Lee Bacon

Book Rating 4/5 Book Review The Mystery of Alice is an Audible exclusive. It’s written in “vlog” style, and is narrated just perfectly. I absolutely loved it, and got to enjoy it while going the long way to see my friend. Featured image: some views along the non-flooded road on my detour. I thought this…

Book Review: Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler

When you can’t see in front of you, life is nothing but surprises. Looking back, there were truly so few of them. Book Rating 2.5/5 Book Review Sweetbitter is another story about a young Midwesterner moving out to the big city and trying to find her way… I don’t have a problem with that, in…

Book Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

I wasn’t aware that words could hold so much. I didn’t know a sentence could be so full. Book Rating 4/5 Book Review One of the hyped up books of Instagram! I am always afraid to read books that are full of such hype–they are always hit or miss with me. Where the Crawdads Sing…

Book Review: Tempting Fate by Jane Green

The biggest mistake any of us can make is to keep secrets. They always come out in the end, and it is the unspoken that causes the most problems. Book Rating 3/5 Book Review As I was doing my review, I learned that Tempting Fate is about to become a Lifetime movie! Interesting…adding that to…

Book Review: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro

You need to remember that. If you’re to have decent lives, you have to know who you are and what lies ahead of you, every one of you. Book Rating 5/5 Book Review If you want to really sit back and think, you should pick up Never Let Me Go. The way it was written…

Book Review: Starry Eyes by Jenn Bennett

Planning can’t save you from everything. Change is inevitable and uncertainty is a given. And if you plan so much that you can’t function without one, life’s no fun. All the calendars, journals, and lists in the world won’t save you when the sky falls. Book Review 4/5 Book Rating Starry Eyes was exactly what I…

Book Review: Agent to the Stars by John Scalzi

What if I told you that that which makes you fundamentally human is something that you share with another people, a people so different from you that they might appear strange or frightening at first glance. A people who might terrify you from appearance alone. Could you make the jump, and understand that inside, they…