Category: book reviews

Loving Day by Mat Johnson – Book Review

Loving Day by Mat Johnson – Book Review

Well, I finally got to check Mat Johnson‘s Loving Day off of my “To Be Read” list! Loving Day is funny, serious, light-hearted, deep, uplifting and slightly offensive all at the same time… Basically, I loved it! It’s a satirical story about Warren Duffy, a biracial man who recently divorced overseas, and has come back […]

Posted June 6, 2018 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
I don't even know what to believe anymore. (Lies that Bind Us Review)

I don't even know what to believe anymore. (Lies that Bind Us Review)

A completely honest review about a book full of lies, deceit and an eye opening view of the trust we put into the company we keep.

Posted May 16, 2018 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
When God Made You – a review

When God Made You – a review

Now that my girls are older, I rarely get the opportunity to read children’s books. Okay, that’s a lie… Image found on Flickr, Linda Jordon On occasion (aka not so occasionally), you can find me sitting in my library/sewing/writing/soon-to-be-bed room reading Dr. Seuss — out loud.  (Not sure what it says about me that there’s a room […]

Posted May 4, 2017 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
We ARE our own worst enemies.

We ARE our own worst enemies.

Are you your own worst enemy? In the book Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, being your own worst enemy isn’t just figurative. This was the first book of Blake Crouch’s I’ve read, and it was amazing!  Jason Dessen is abducted and wakes up in a world very similar to our own, but with major differences. […]

Posted April 24, 2017 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
We all have secrets we'd rather not tell…

We all have secrets we'd rather not tell…

Does anyone make it through their teenage years without doing at least one thing they regret?  Not the kind of regret from forgetting to turn in a homework assignment, I’m talking about the kind of thing you want to keep hidden from the rest of the world. If you’re lucky, the mistakes you made didn’t have […]

Posted August 13, 2016 by Jess C. in book reviews / 0 Comments
What if it were YOUR time to pay up?

What if it were YOUR time to pay up?

Have you ever settled on a book?  You know, your buddy suggests this awesome book that you just HAVE to read, but when you read the jacket you’re like, “Dude, you’ve GOT to be kidding me?” That’s about what happened when I chose The Invoice by Jonas Karlsson.  I browsed through my choices, saw other […]

Posted July 27, 2016 by Jess C. in book reviews, Uncategorized / 0 Comments