Review of “From Scratch: A Memoir of Love, Sicily, and Finding Home” by Tembi Locke

I am rating this book a 2.5-3 star review. This was truly a sad story. It took me 6 months to read it the whole way through. I almost DNF it. This is a memoir about a woman who loses her husband from cancer. Her husband’s family never accepted her into their family. It is […]

Review of “A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow” by Laura Taylor Namey

Reese Witherspoon’s YA Book Club pick. I am rating this book a 4 star review. What a cute story. I enjoyed this book a lot. The characters were adorable. A young Miami girl, Lila, has kind of a nervous break down; her best friend leaves, her boyfriend and her break up, she loses her grandmother, […]

ARC Alert

Thanks to Penguin Publishing, Lisa Fipps, and Bookish First! I won a physical copy of an Arc today. It is “Starfish” by Lisa Fipps. It is about a girl struggling with her weight. It is a YA book! I will review it for everyone here shortly!

Review of “Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance

I am giving this novel a 3 star review. The writing was great but nothing really gripping. This is a memoir about a guy who lived in a white working class family who was raised in Ohio. His family moved from Kentucky to Ohio for work. J.D. finds a way to escape the little town […]

Book News (TV Movie Adaptions and new books)

Angie Thomas’ new book “Concrete Rose” just released the cover! “The Reformatory” by Tananarive Due is going to be adapted for TV. “The Final Girl Support Group” by Grady Hendrix will also be adapted for TV. JRR Tolkien estate will be releasing an unpublished collection of writings! “The Nature of Middle-Earth” will be released in […]