July 2022

“You” TV Show: Joe’s Reading Challenge

I had someone mention this new reading challenge that intrigued me. It is all the books mentioned on the TV Show You (which is also based on a book series!) Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Frankenstein by Mary Shelley The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas The Three Musketeers Read more

The Lies I Tell by Julie Clark

This book was very good. The writing was excellent. I really enjoyed her other novel “The Last Flight” as well.  I had a hard time putting this book down! It was a bit predictable though but still enjoyable. It was definitely a slow burn. This book has two perspectives: Kat and Meg (basically the cat Read more

Hidden Pictures by Jason Rekulak

I thought it was more of a thriller when I picked this book up. It crosses between horror and thriller/mystery. The scariest part of the book was the drawings. I had to read with a light on! But it was not a traditional horror, mystery, or thriller. It combined a lot of elements of all Read more

Other Celebrity Book Clubs: August 2022

This will be updated throughout the month of August. Feminist Book Club Roxane Gay: Audacious Book Club Noname Book Club Between Two Books This may not be her Book pick but it is recommended on her page Spivey’s Book Club


I work in social services. I often read books centered around a main character with a disability. Here are some of the books that I have read over the years. I have also added some of the ones on my TBR list. Wonder by R.J. Palacio (YA) Song of the Read more

Book Journals ideas

Here are some ideas on what do journal about with each book! Character list and analysis Your rating and average ratings Settings (I keep a map and color them in where each book was set) Publisher Page numbers Titles Favorite quotes Themes Comparision to an adaption (TV/Movie) Steam rating (romance) Read more

Types of Journals

I know this is not reading or book-related. But normally when people read, they journal too. I have been doing a reading journal. I also do a little of each of these. I do not do everything daily. But I mix and match in mine. I just wanted to provide Read more

Books: Perfect for video gamers

Warcross series by Marie Lu Don’t Hate the Player by Alexis Nedd We are watching Eliza Bright by A.E. Osworth Ready Player one series by Ernest Cline Armada by Ernest CLine Level Up by Gene Luen Yang and Thien Pham Slay by Brittney Morris In Real Life by Cory Doctorow Read more

August 2022: Celebrity Book Club Spoilers

Good Morning America I have touched the book with the sticker on it! This is confirmed! 7/19/22 GMA (Good Morning America) August pick READ WITH JENNA: REESE WITHERSPOON Hello Sunshine (Sorry, I have been on vacation) Reese’s pick This is NOT confirmed…I didn’t see the sticker in person. Someone tipped Read more