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Netflix Book Club

Sorry, I was going to post this yesterday, but got busy. I am going to keep up with this on my blog. I also updated my celebrity book guide to show this one there. Happy reading! This is the updated Celebrity Book Guide. Updated Celebrity Book Guide













Book of the Month (BOTM) complete list and data

Here is a PDF of all the Main pick for the Book of the Month Club. BOTM-selections-Download Here is book data from 2015 to now with main picks. GenreTotalHistorical Fiction49Contemporary Fiction56Thriller54Romance25Fantasy19Sci-Fi13Literary Fiction62Memoir21Mystery22YA12Suspense1Short stories6History 5Historical Romance1Horror12Narrative Non-fiction 4Legal Thriller9Non-fiction11Essay6True Crime4Dystopian2Speculative Fiction 1Total395 Happy reading, Book Nerds!







Review of “Year Book” by Seth Rogen

Overall: 100% listen to the audiobook vs. the book. He has sound effects and guests! He reads it like he is actually just sitting around and telling stories. Summary: A collection of personal essays from Seth Rogen. He tells his stories with humor. He tells stories from his childhood and family Read more



Natural Disaster Book List

The Perfect Storm by Sebastian Junger Four Winds by Kristin Hannah (Dust Bowl) Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (Dust Bowl) Issaac’s Storm by Erik Larson Krakatoa by Simon Winchester Wave by Sonali Deranivgala Under a Flaming Sky Daniel James Brown The Big Burn by Timothy Egan Zeitoun by Dave Read more




Falling by T.J. Newman

Overall: 2.5 to 3 star review Summary of Review: If you want a quick read, pick this book up. It is action-packed from page one. Summary: A pilot to a plane is given a choice. He can crash the plane and save his family OR save the lives on the Read more












Review of “Such A Quiet Place” by Megan Miranda

Overall: 2.5-3 star review  Summary of Review:  This is a decent and quick read. The plot although unique had unforgettable characters and the pace needed to be a little faster. Summary:  A murder takes place in a quiet neighborhood. The suspected and later convicted murderer is their neighbor, Fiona. A year Read more











Pen Names of Authors

Real name: Stephen King Pen name: Richard Bachman Real name: Joanne Rowling Pen name: J.K. Rowling, Robert Galbraith Real name: Nora Roberts Pen name: J.D. Robb Real Name: Clive Hamilton Pen Name: CS Lewis- Real Name: Joyce Carol Oates- Pen name: Rosamond Smith and Lauren Kelly Real Name: Isaac Asimov- Read more



Reese Witherspoon Late Summer YA pick is….

A checklist of all her books will be posted when I return on my vacation. Reese-Witherspoon-complete-list-of-books-1Download Above is the link for all Reese’s book picks. I just got back from my vacation! It was so nice to get away. Now back to reality and my blog!


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Bullying and reading

My co-worker has been bullying me. At first, it started with him bullying me with work-related tasks. (I promise this will talk about books in a second). But he started to call me a rude nickname and will say inappropriate comments to me as well. Needless to say, the other Read more



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How To Cure A Reading Slump

I am currently at a reading slump. I have been thinking about ways to get me out of this slump. Sometimes during the year, I need motivation to keep reading. What do you do to get yourself out of a reading slump? Here are a few good tips to try Read more