2022

2022 Book Wrap Up

Wow!!! 2022 was a rough year for me. I have been through some pretty gnarly stuff. I got diagnosed with C-PTSD. I am trying to get through it all now. But my June-October was pretty rough. I am glad that I had my books though. I am very behind on Read more



Book News

It has been a while since I last reported on Book News! This will keep being updated. Stay tuned…. MEMOIRS: Elliot Page: Pageboy RuPaul: RuPedagogies of Realness: Essays on Teaching and Learning with RuPaul’s Drag Race Sasha Velour (RuPaul’s Drag Race winner); The Big Reveal ADAPTIONS: The Lemon by S.E. Read more




“Finding Me” by Viola Davis

I read this book in less than a week. You lose yourself in her stories. There were no pictures in the novel. I also listened to the audiobook which was narrated by Viola. Her life is not like a typical celebrity’s. She did not grow up in the industry at all. This book was powerful. Read more





Aardvark Book Club

Twice in a Lifetime by Melissa Baron Factory Girls by Michelle Gallen Meredith, Alone by Claire Alexander None of This Would Have Happened If Prince Were Alive by Carolyn Prusa Aesthetica by Allie Rowbottom Here is a list of all their picks to date with this PDF: Aardvark-book-clubDownload Data: Some Read more




BOTM (Book of the Month Club) December 2022 picks and a complete list]

This month’s selections: For a complete list of books, click on this printable PDF. BOTM-selections-1-1Download FOR BOOK DATA:Historical Fiction60Contemporary Fiction64Thriller69Romance33Fantasy25Sci-Fi14Literary Fiction71Memoir22Mystery25YA15Suspense1Short stories7History 5Historical Romance1Horror14Narrative Non-fiction 5Legal Thriller9Non-fiction11Essay6True Crime5Dystopian2Historical Fantasy1Magical Realism3Goth Fiction2Paranormal Fiction1Historical Fantasy1Speculative Fiction 1Total473 DebutsEarly Releases139 (30%)43 (9%) Winners of the yearly challenge: Historical Fiction: 4 Contemporary Fiction: 1 Literary Fiction: 1


Most Buzzed About Books of 2022

This is based on buzz, best-sellers lists, etc. I just compiled a list of book published in 2022 that are worth reading or putting on your TBR lists. I have not read all of these. but compiled a list of all the books being buzzed about. If you have a Read more




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Three year anniversary of my blog

Wow! I cannot believe that it has been three years! I started this blog in October 2019! In 2022, I started to do a lot of new things. I have not been reading as much as usual. But I am starting to pick back up again. I am nine books Read more






Aardvark Book Club November 2022 selections and complete list of books

Singer Distance by Ethan ChatagnierGilded Mountain by Kate ManningThe Other Side of Night by Adam HamdyCloser to Okay by Amy WatsonThe Socialite’s Guide to Murder by S. K. Golden For a complete list of books, click this pdf: Aardvark-book-clubDownload For book data: Some are counted twiceHistorical Fiction5Contemporary Fiction2Thriller1Romance1FantasySci-Fi1Literary Fiction8MemoirMystery4YASuspenseShort storiesHistory Historical Read more


BOTM (Book of the Month) November 2022 with a complete list of main picks

We are the Light by Matthew QuickThe Wilderwomen by Ruth Emmie LangThe Last Party by Clare MackintoshWhite Horse by Erika T. WurthSomeday, Maybe by Onyi Nwabineli For a complete list of books, click on this PDF. BOTM-selections-1Download For additional book data, look below: Historical Fiction59Contemporary Fiction64Thriller68Romance32Fantasy25Sci-Fi14Literary Fiction70Memoir22Mystery25YA15Suspense1Short stories7History 5Historical Romance1Horror14Narrative Non-fiction 5Legal Read more


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End of the Year Crunch Time (Reading Ruts)

OMG! How is it almost Halloween!?!?!?! I am nowhere near my reading goals this year. Stress has really made me behind this year. I am going to share some tips on getting to your reading goal this year! Plan aheadRead graphic novels (I personally love graphics)Read poetry books (It takes Read more


How-To Guide to Bookishfirst.com (Netgalley)

I have not completed a How-To Guide in a long time. This is a how-to guide for Bookish First! You can grab ARCS (Advanced Reader Copy) of books this way! I get awarded a lot of arcs through www.bookishfirst.com. This is owned right now through Netgalley. I will give you Read more




November 2022 Book Club Spoilers

I do not know what Reese’s is yet. I have a few books that I think it could be. I am waiting around to see if they come in with a sticker. If anyone sees a sticker, let me know in the comments! 🙂 READ WITH JENNA Read with Jenna Read more



Maybe Someday by Colleen Hoover

Colleen Hoover always seems like she sucks you right into the story. I read this book in about 2 days! This book was so easy to read. Colleen’s words just flow on the page. The characters were so likable. But the relationships were all problematic. But I kind of like that about Colleen’s books. They Read more