June 2020

Review of “Out of My Mind” by Sharon M. Draper

I am rating this book a 3 star review. Melody has cerebral palsy. The book follows here through her elementary school age and the struggles of going to school, making friends, communicating, etc. Melody is extremely intelligent and joins a quiz team. This novel is for middle school aged children. Read more


Third and final book in the “Dumplin'” universe

There is something to look forward to in YA! Julie Murphy announced that there will be a 3rd book in the Dumplin’ universe! The title will be “Pumpkin” and will be released in the summer of 2021! The book will center around prom. This will be the last book in Read more





ID Book Club New Book Selection

The new book is:   The previous selections are below: The Holdout by Graham Moore Natalie Wood by Suzanne Finstad The Ghosts of Eden Park by Karen Abbott The Other People by C.J. Tudor Happy reading, Book Nerds!


No Picture

Not my cup of tea….

I read these two books, but they were not “my cup of tea.” I really feel as though I should not review them as it was not a typical genre that I read. I am not a Stephen King fan like many other people are. There is nothing wrong with Read more











Pride month!

I love LGBTQ+ books! And for Pride month, I am sharing some novels. The ones that are bold, I have personally read while the other are TBR (to be read)! There are so many to choose from and so many that I still need to read! These are not ranked Read more




Bill Gates’ Summer Reading List

The Choice by Dr. Edith Eva EgerCloud Atlas by David MitchellThe Ride of a Lifetime by Bob IgerThe Great Influenza by John M. BarryGood Economics for Hard Times by Abhijit V. Banerjee and Esther Duflo




15 reasons why I read…

Why do I love to read so much? Let me tell you a few things about reading! The community of people: You meet so many people at libraries, online groups that discuss books, etc. The book community is so large too. So no matter what social media that I have, Read more


Short story that ties books together

If you read Katherine Center’s books “The Things You Saved In the Fire” and “How To Walk Away,” check this short story on her website! http://katherinecenter.com/the-girl-in-the-plane/ I also did not know that the brother in “Happiness for Beginners” is the leading man in her new book (yet to be released) Read more