Review of “Haven’t Met You Yet” by Sophie Cousens
Overall: 4 stars Summary: Laura goes to Jersey for work. She is going to investigate her parents’ love story in the exact locations where they met, proposed, etc. Her believing that every love story has a great meet-cute story starts off this novel. On her trip, she picks up the wrong bag at the airport. …
Review of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel
Overall: 3- 3.5 stars Summary: After a fly pandemic and the fall of civilization, the story follows a group of actors who travel to preform. We follow five people with eh travelling group of actors. My thoughts: I have to admit, the plot was very unique. I picked up this book twice before this. I …
Review of “Hard Pivot” by Apolo Ohno
Overall: 3.5- 4 stars Summary: This is a self-help and sort-of memoir of the speed skater Apolo Anton Oho. If you are making a major life change, then this book provides some good advice. My thoughts: I remember watching Apolo Anton Ohno speed skate in the Olympics. It is one of my fondest memories of …
March 2022 Book News
This will be updated all March long. The Selfish Act of Breathing by JJ Bola is being adapted for film. Jamie Lee Curtis is writing a graphic novel called Mother Nature. It is an eco-horror novel. It will also be a horror movie of the same name.
Review of “The House Across The Lake” by Riley Sager
Overall: 4.5 stars Summary: An actress’ husband drowns in the lake beside her cabin. She falls into drinking and decides to get out of the spotlight and stay at the cabin. She notices a rich couple and begins watching them from across the lake. After rescuing the neighbor in the lake, they start to become …
Taylor Jenkins Reid’s new book!!!!@
I cannot wait! I hope I get an arc!!!!!
Read With Jenna- Jenna Bush-Hager Book Club Announcement
She is doing what reese did with her Book Club. This production company will be bringing her books to the big and small screens. This is the next step in her book club. Here is the article from her website discussing her new production company.
Review of “A Very Punchable Face” by Colin Jost
Overall: 4.5 star review Summary: Memoir of Colin Jost. He is best known for being on Weekend Update on SNL (Saturday Night Live) and a writer on that show. He is also married to Scarlett Johansson. My thoughts: I read this book so quickly. I started with the audiobook and finished with the actual book. …
Review of “The Christie Affair” by Nina de Gramont
Overall: 3 star review Summary: There were 11 days when Agatha Christie disappeared from her home after her husband announced he was leaving her for another woman. This is the story behind that disappearance. My thoughts: I thought this book was going to be great. But it was slow paced and quite boring. I also …
Review of “The Roommate” by Rosie Danan
Overall: 3 star review Summary: Clara is from a wealthy family. Clara is an uptight socialite. She moves to CA to be with her crush, but he leaves as soon as she gets there. She has a stranger as a roommate, Josh. Josh is a porn star. Sparks fly after a night of teaching Clara …
Review of “Luck of the Titanic” by Stacey Lee
Overall: 2.5-3 star review Summary: Her twin brother gets a job on the Titanic. She is a stowaway. She wants to leave England to be a circus performer in America. But Chinese cannot enter America. Before leaving the ship in America, she needs to get her brother on board with her plan, audition and get …
Book News and what Celebrities are reading (Updated throughout the month of Feb)
“Sex in the City” author Candace Bushnell signed a deal with a Sugar23! Other news: Jon Hamm and John Slattery will be starring in the movie Fletch. This is based off of the Gregory Mcdonald Books. Apple Tv is adapting Shining Girls starring Elizabeth Moss. The book is by Lauren Beukes. Mindy Kaling and Amazon …
Belletrist. Emma Roberts’ Book Club pick Feb 2022
A full list of her books below
Oprah Winfrey Book Club pick Feb 2022
We were way off on predicting this one. First time that my sister or myself didn’t see a sticker for a book club book….
Review of “One Italian Summer” by Rebecca Serle
Overview: 4 star review Summary: The main character’s (Katy) mother passes away. After her mother’s death, she decides to think about her happiness in life. One thing is her marriage My Thoughts: When I saw a new book by Rebecca Serle, I knew I wanted to read it. This one did not disappoint! I went …
Review of “Hiroshima” by John Hersey
Overview: Unrated…. I just could not bring myself to rate a book that was 1st hand stories of victims. Summary: Before, during and after the bombing of Hiroshima during WWII. These are first-hand accounts of people who lived through this bombing. My Thoughts: This book is very interesting. I have never read or really learned …
Reese Witherspoon- Hello Sunshine book club pick for February 2022 with a complete list
For a complete list, click on this PDF.
BOTM (Book of the Month) main picks and a complete list of main picks for February 2022
I am having a hard time uploading the data and pictures. They will be posted when I get home from work 6pm Eastern Time The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Don’t Cry For Me by Daniel Black Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross Vladimir by Julia May …
GMA (Good Morning America) Book Club pick for February 2022 with a complete list of books
For a complete list of books, click on the PDF link above!
Read with Jenna (Today Show- Jenna Bush-Hager) February 2022 book club pick with a complete printable list
For a complete list, click on the pdf above.