I wanted to give this book a 4.5 star rating. But after thinking about what I did not like about it, I could come up with nothing. I am giving it a 5 star review. Trigger warning: This book contains rape and violence. Rachel has a true crime podcast. She has one case that she […]
Kiera Knightley will be starring in the adaption of “The Essex Serpent.” Al Roker production company is going to adapt Beverly Jenkin’s “Blessings” series into a TV show called “Hopetown.” This is about a wealthy African American woman who buys a childless town with the intention of turning it into a foster-family community. An Adaptation […]
I am rating this book a 4.5 star rating. This book is just so funny/ sarcastic but also relevant to 2020. After noticing that it will be a CBS series, I had to pick it up. I just loved it! It is a “guide” to assist women with working with men in the workplace. It […]
I did a post recently about post-apocalyptic books. The link is here! This post will be all about zombies! Yes, you heard that right! I am not a fan of horror novels, but I love zombie fiction! Here are some great novels to pick up! World War of Z by Max Brooks The Zombie Survival […]
Peacock has given a series adaptation to One of Us Is Lying, based on the YA novel by Karen M. McManus. They ordered eight episodes. Caster by Elsie Chapman is getting an adaption made! It will be a movie and is in production now! Netflix will be adapting into a movie Femi Fadugba’s novel The Upper […]
Here is her new pick. I have also compiled a complete list with a check off PDF for anyone that wants to read through her selections.
It will be a monthly book subscription for $25. It will have 5 celebrities or “luminaries” who will choose the books. The first round of celebrities are Stephen Curry Malala Yousafzai Susan Orlean Richard Branson Joseph Campbell Foundation Here is a link for more information on the book club. https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/a33623165/literati-celebrity-book-clubs/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Today%20in%20Books&utm_content=Final&utm_term=BookRiot_TodayInBooks_DormantSuppress
I am giving this book a 3.5-4 star review! I enjoyed this book but not as much as the 1st one in this series. But I still thought it was cute and a quick read! I enjoyed “Waiting for Tom Hanks” because it was cute and funny. This was lacked in the funny part. This […]
So many people keep track of their books in so many ways! I used to keep an Excel spreadsheet, journal, and now on Goodreads. But here is a breakdown of a few ways that you can keep track of you TBR and read lists! My top choices would be: Goodreads- It is great because you […]
I am giving this book a 3.5 to 4 star review. This book was very interesting. I rarely pick up a non-fiction book. But I really enjoyed this one. Not for the writing, but more for the knowledge about what happened to these women. It is about the heartbreaking story of the dial painting “girls.” […]
HBO Max is adapting “Unpregnant” by Ted Caplan to a film! You can stream it on HBO on 9/10/20! Freida Pinto (Slumdog Millionaire fame) will be starring and producing an adaption to Alka Joshi’s “The Henna Artist.” I read this book, and I thought it was fantastic! it will be a TV series! Cover reveal […]
OMG! Reese Witherspoon is starting a YA book club that will announce a pick the middle of every month! Reese just keeps giving us great books to read! I am a fan of YA novels as well as adult novels. So this will be a treat! Here is her announcement. Here is her selection! I […]
‘The Turnout’ will adapted to TV From Author Megan Abbott! Hulu is adapted a movie from Clive Barker’s “Books of Blood” LeBron James and Universal are teaming up for a movie of the graphic novel “New Kid,” by Jerry Craft. I read this book a while back and it was good! Candice Fox’s “Crimson Lake” is going to be […]
Sharon Stone will have her memoirs coming in March! This should be a juicy book! “Mexican Gothic” us being adapted by Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos as a series for Hulu! Weird Al is writing a book due out in October 2020. Black & White & Weird All Over for any fans out there. Lily […]
City of Bones City of Ashes City of Glass City of Fallen Angels City of Lost Souls City of Heavenly Fire The Bane Chronicles Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy The Shadowhunter’s Codex Happy reading, Book Nerds!
I am giving this book a 4 star review. “City of Bones” by Cassandra Clare is the 1st book in the series of “The Mortal Instruments.” This is not my typical genre to read. But it held my interest, and I am shocked. It is well written novel. I had never read a book, watched […]
As many people know, I love books! I love reading, researching, browsing, discussing, blogging and just everything in between when it comes to books. Reading helps me escape from the world. With reading a book, I have traveled all over the world. I have learned about cultures. I have lived a 1000 lives and walked […]
The YA novel ” They Wish They Were Us” Jessica Goodman is getting an adaption! Sydney Sweeney is producing and starring in this novel! Stephen King will be releasing a new book in March. It is a crime novel called “Later.” It is about Jamie Conklin, a boy whose unusual abilities could aid his single mom and […]
After reading “Rabbit Proof Fence,” I saw there was a movie adaption. I was shocked and rented it immediately afterward. This got me thinking about a lot of surprising book/movie adaptions that I had over the years! Here are some of the ones that I was shocked to see were based on books! Die Hard- […]
Wow! The buzz about this book has started as yesterday every Twilight fan was getting their pre-order copies! I am going to wait a little to read this book. But that does not mean that I have been reading all about the buzz. This novel is told in Edward Cullen’s perspective. It should be an […]
“Caste: The Orgins of Our Discontents” by Isabel Wilkerson A full list of every book selected from her book club is a PDF here. It is a checklist that is made to print. You can download it here! Happy Reading, Book Nerds!
She chose two books this month. “Blue Ticket” by Sophie Mackintosh “Luster: A Novel” by Raven Leilani For a complete list of her books in a check list made to print, click this PDF! Happy reading, Book Nerds!
After watching “Little Women,” it had me thinking about sisters. What books could I read about sisters. I have two sisters (I am also an identical twin…). “Little Women” by Louisa May Alcott (HAS to be on the list) “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austin “Sense and Sensibility” by Jane Austin “My Sister’s Keeper” by […]
www.amazon.com/amazonbookreview/celebritypicks/ This is not a direct link. Please type this into your browser. Amazon has celebrity picks all the time. This week it is Jessica Simpson! How cool?!?!?!?! Jessica Simpson selected: “The Book of Longings” “Normal People” “The Paris Wife” “The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedoms” To see other celebrities and their […]
Yes!!!! you get two books this month! “The Comeback” by Ella Berman “Here for It” by R. Eric Thomas Below is the new updated check list for download in PDF. Happy Reading, Book Nerds!
Another celebrity book club that started in May 2020! Gwyneth Paltrow is starting to recommend books monthly on her Goop website. I will have the celebrity book club guide updated here shortly. Here are her books selections thus far: July 2020: “Lot” by Bryan Washington June 2020- “Latitudes and Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup May 2020- […]
I am giving this book a 4 star review. I learned a lot about Aboriginals in Australia with this novel. It was an interesting read for sure. My heart was broken with these girls stories. Basically you get the history of Aboriginals from the time white settlers came to the girl’s trek through harsh Australian […]
Reese’s selection was “Everything Inside” by Edwidge Danticat. I was reading the guesses and the spoiler groups for this month. They were ALL way off with her selection this month. But looks like a good one! Here is a PDF of all her books from start to this month including other recommended books by Reese! […]