I read a lot of books this year, which is surprising to me as I feel like every year my struggle to read is worse than the year before. This year I read 65 books. I was pleasantly surprised, especially when we went on vacation for two weeks. A lot of the books were okay, … Continue reading 10 of my Favorite Books of 2022
Top 10 Tuesday: Topographic Book Covers
This week’s top 10 Tuesday is a little hard for me because even though I admire book covers, I needed to look up books to be inspired to create this list. I’ve read most of the following books, there’s only a couple I haven’t read yet but definitely on my to read list. 1. Eat … Continue reading Top 10 Tuesday: Topographic Book Covers
Photo by Ashley French 2022 I’m currently reading A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas. It’s the second book in a series, right after A Court of Thorns and Roses. I enjoyed the first book, it reminded me of many different stories, Beauty and the Beast first and foremost. I’ll probably write … Continue reading Currently Reading.
The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor
The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor. Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: The Trouble With TuckAuthor: Theodore TaylorPublished: 1981 (Dell Yearling) Summary Helen loved her dog Tuck from the moment he was placed in her arms as a puppy. A loyal dog who was her best friend and protector, the two of them went … Continue reading The Trouble With Tuck by Theodore Taylor
My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
Someone said this cover reminded them of Stranger Things. I never saw it, so does it? Photo by Ashley French 2022 Title: My Best Friend’s ExorcismAuthor: Grady HendrixPublished: 2016 (Quirk Books)Genre: Horror Summary Abby Rivers and Gretchen Lang have been best friends since fourth grade. But when they were sophomores in high school, something strange … Continue reading My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
Layla by Colleen Hoover
Title: LaylaAuthor: Colleen HooverPublished: 2020 (MontlakeGenre: Thriller/Paranormal Leeds is part of a band that is playing at a wedding when he meets Layla. They fall in love and move in together. But when an enraged obsessed fan shoots Layla, things aren't the same. Desperate to get back to normal, Leeds rents the mansion where they … Continue reading Layla by Colleen Hoover
American Royals by Katharine McGee
American Royals by Katharine McGee is written on the basis that when George Washington defeated the British in the 1700's, the new American people proposed that he become the new American monarch. 200 years later, the descendants of Washington are on the throne and Beatrice Washington, the eldest daughter is going to become the first … Continue reading American Royals by Katharine McGee
The Secrets of Dumbledore.
My husband and I watched the Secrets of Dumbledore over the weekend. Dumbledore's secrets weren't really a secret; everyone knew that Dumbledore was gay as early as 2007 (or so I read online, I can't remember when Rowling announced it.) I don't remember much of the story, I think I even fell asleep during the … Continue reading The Secrets of Dumbledore.
Forrest Gump by Winston Graham.
I recently checked out Forest Gump by Winston Graham at the library. I had to get it through interlibrary loan because my library didn't have it. I read about 40 pages of it and decided that it wasn't the book for me. I don't think it's necessarily a bad book per se, but having seen … Continue reading Forrest Gump by Winston Graham.