Arc Alert

I got approved for two ARCs in the last two days! Thanks to Netgalley for this one! Graphic novel! Thanks to Goodreads for this Arc! I cannot wait to read this one!



Bill Gates’ Book Recommendations

Every once in a while, Bill Gates will tell us what books he is recommending. He is back at it again! He has written a book called “How To Avoid A Climate Crisis.” His 3 book recommendations are: “A Promised Land” by Barak Obama (I am not a political person. Read more





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ID Book Club April 2021

Here is a list of all their picks from the start: “Last Call” by Elon Green “Killer Triggers” by Jow Kenda “The Better Liar” by Tanen Jones “The Spider” by Barry Levine “Half Moon Bay” by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman “Pretty Things” by Janelle Brown “The Holdout” by Graham Moore Read more


Celebrities who read

Maria Sharapova Drew Barrymore (Yeah, I have my own Instagram for my book blog) follow me at book.nerd.alert) Jennifer Garner Sarah Jessica Parker recommends this book Sarah Jessica Parker recommends these as well Another book recommended by Sarah Jessica Parker The last one from Sarah Jessica Parker G. Paltrow is Read more


ARC Alert! The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

WOW! I got the postcard in the mail (as seen above) today! I went to a website to become a member of “The Maiden.” You can follow my “journey” here on my blog and/or on my Instagram account (book.nerd.alert). I am VERY excited about this. Thanks to Celadon Books and Read more



How to do Penguin Book Rewards

I get a lot of questions about how to do the Penguin Book Rewards. If you buy a book that was published through Penguin Random House Publishing company, you can redeem them for points. I have bought books via Amazon, Book of the Month Club, Half Priced Books, and Walmart Read more


Fiction Gardening Book List

As many people who know me, I love books! I also love gardening! I am currently in the process of assisting my husband (who has done 95% of the work) with completing our new and improved greenhouse. The finished product is stunning! The old greenhouse was over 10 years old. Read more



List of Books about Twins

As many people know, I am an identical twin! My twin sister and I are very close. I typically enjoy books about twins. One of my fave book series growing up in the late 80s- early 90s was Sweet Valley High. So here is a list of books about twins! Read more


List of Book About Hiking

I am starting to get into documentaries and novels about hiking. I have read a few but decided to dig into some other novels about the subject. These are not how to guides but memoirs and fiction stories that have hiking or walking long distances in them. Wild by Cheryl Read more






My Favorite Poems

Dulce er Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen is a poem that haunted my nightmares. I remember reading this in high school. I could not stop thinking about it. The imagery of the man in WWI is very vivid. Dulce er Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen Bent double, like old beggars Read more



Serial Killer Book List

This is a mix of true crime, case studies, and fiction novels. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Eliter Serial Killer Crime Unit by Mark Olshaker Zodiac: The Shocking Read more