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June 2018 books

It’s really just June romance novels, because that is all I read this month.   Here is my monthly wrap-up: The good, the bad, and the terrible. And 3 missing from the picture (The...

Covers of the 20 books I read this May, mostly romance

Romance Reading

Well, I have completed my conversion to Romance reader. It is officially not just a phase. Looking at my May reads, Romance reading has taken over my life. I read 20 books in May...

book cover for how to walk away by katherine center, red background with a propeller airplane and flowers

Book Review: How to Walk Away

Margaret’s boyfriend Chip ignores her fear of flying and takes her for a ride in a Cessna to romantically propose even though he hasn’t earned his pilot’s license yet (WTF, CHIP?). A strong storm...

Four book covers, each displaying an "R" in the upper right hand corner.

Audible’s New Romance Package

I have jumped on the romance genre bandwagon. There seems to have been a cultural shift for the genre away from the “guilty pleasure” or even “deep and hidden shame” to being taken more...

Book Review: The Displaced

The Displaced by Viet Thanh Nguyen is a book of essays by refugee writers. These essays give a voice to the individuals in the burgeoning refugee crisis, specifically in reaction to Trump’s anti-refugee policies....

Vacation Reading

We spent Spring Break in New Mexico! I didn’t get to sit on a beach or by a pool like in my daydreams, but it was pretty satisfying. It has been over a year...

T5W: Childrens Books to Read as an Adult

It’s Top 5 Wednesday! Today the topic is children’s books to read as an adult. As a parent I have lots of time to think about this topic, though at this point my oldest...