Month: November 2016

Bite Size Reviews: November 2016 (And Assorted Nonsense)

Bite Size Reviews: November 2016 (And Assorted Nonsense)

Greetings Bookworms! Nothing like waiting until the last possible moment in the month to post a batch of mini reviews, am I right? I have excuses. Oh yeah, and Gilmore Girls happened. As far as excuses go, this month is among the best. (I’m sparing you my political outrage here, but if you’re interested in the progression of my grief and desperation this month, you’re welcome to scroll through¬†my¬†Twitter feed.)… Read more »

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Literary Tourism: Rock City

Literary Tourism: Rock City

Howdy Bookworms! Guess what? I went on a vacation! Hubs and I decided that we were in dire need of a getaway for any number of reasons, and so we decided to take a road trip to Florida. I realize that after our last road trip to Florida I said I would never ever ever do that again, but I am often wrong. This time, though, we planned much more… Read more »

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Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Faithful by Alice Hoffman

Good Day, Bookworms! I don’t know about you, but I’ve got a list of authors whose new work I get awfully excited about. I’ve read a good number of Alice Hoffman’s books over the years and they rarely disappoint. That’s why when I saw she had a new offering, I jumped on Netgalley and made the “pretty please?” face. (Alright, it’s all electronic so no publisher actually saw the face… Read more »

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The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Howdy Bookworms! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard the buzz surrounding The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. I’d like to say it’s because the world found my anecdote about meeting and making a fool of myself in from of Colson Whitehead at BEA was the catalyst, but it’s all Oprah. That’s right. The power of Oprah even managed to push the publication date of this novel… Read more »

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YA State of Mind

YA State of Mind

Greetings Bookworms! I don’t typically read a ton of YA literature, but I’ve been on something of a kick lately. When things in life don’t go the way I’d like them to, sometimes I like to remind myself that at least I’m not in high school anymore. So, without further ado, let’s talk about some great YA fiction, shall we? I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson: This book… Read more »

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