May Litcube Review

I’ve been really enjoying seeing all of these awesome nerdy book subscription boxes crop up over the last year or so. As much as I’d love to, I can’t afford to subscribe to ALL of them, so I’ve been dabbling. LitCube first came to my attention due to a stream of very excited Instagram posts about their one-time […]

A Feast for Crows

A book and its prequel (Part 1): A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin Why I picked it: After a misstart in 2012, I began slogging through Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire series last spring at the same time I binged all four available seasons of Game of Thrones. Sidebar: Yes, I […]

May Bookish Box Review

    I’ve been eyeing Appraising Page’s Book(ish) Box for awhile. However, when I saw their May theme was Harry Potter, I was desperate to get on the list. Some lucky timing and too much time spent on Instagram allowed me to snag one of Justine’s extra subscriptions—and I’m so glad I did! The Book(ish) […]

At the Water’s Edge

The first book you see in a bookstore: At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen Why I picked it: I kept seeing this on my Audible feed over the past few months, so I decided it was time to finally download it after I finished binge-listening to the entire Winner’s trilogy. This audiobook is also narrated […]

Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice

A satirical book: Eligible: A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfeld Why I picked it: So I had originally planned to read C. S. Lewis’ The Screwtape Letters for this category; however, I don’t actually know where my copy walked off to and my general attitude towards these challenges is to follow the spirit rather […]