Book of the Month YA: Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi

In addition to getting a Book of the Month subscription, I also get a YA Book of the Month. Now, this month, I had a hard time picking out which book to get. It was a cross between Frankly In Love by David Yoon and Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi. The reason why IContinue reading “Book of the Month YA: Permanent Record by Mary H.K. Choi”

Book of the Month: Bringing Down the Duke

I’m not going to lie to you all – I’m not always the biggest fan of historical fiction. Every now and then, I will dabble into it. This month’s Book of the Month pick was one of the first historical fiction novels I read in a while. That novel is Bringing Down the Duke byContinue reading “Book of the Month: Bringing Down the Duke”

Books on My To-Read List I Need to Read

My to be read (TBR) pile is insane nowadays. Therefore, as a way to get through them, I am instilling a book buying ban until Black Friday. Here are some books that I hope to get to during that ban. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah The Wedding Date series by Jasmine Guillory Don’t You ForgetContinue reading “Books on My To-Read List I Need to Read”

Eating My Way Around CT: There’s No Question That Koffee? Has Good Coffee

As Lorelei Gilmore once said, “I can’t stop drinking the coffee. I stop drinking the coffee, I stop doing the standing and the walking and the words putting into the sentence doing.” And, that relates to my relationship with coffee on more levels than one. And, what I love about coffee is finding a goodContinue reading “Eating My Way Around CT: There’s No Question That Koffee? Has Good Coffee”

Let’s Get Back to Living A Physical Life, Not A Digital World

I just finished listening to Nev Shulman’s book, In Real Life: Love, Lies and Identity in the Digital Age. The book talks about Nev’s experience with being a victim of being deceived online, how he struggled with identity and issues throughout his youth, and online behavior. After reading this novel, I began thinking about myContinue reading “Let’s Get Back to Living A Physical Life, Not A Digital World”

How I’ve Changed The Way I Read In the Past Year — and Read More Books as a Result

If you asked me a year ago what I thought the best methodology to read books was, I would say that there is nothing like reading a physical book. Yup, you know paperbacks and hardcovers. Then, I discovered the e-reader. Here’s what drew me in: the ability to read in any light, the compatibility soContinue reading “How I’ve Changed The Way I Read In the Past Year — and Read More Books as a Result”