Amanda Gorman’s poem and other works

When day comes we ask ourselves,where can we find light in this never-ending shade?The loss we carry,a sea we must wade.We’ve braved the belly of the beast,We’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peace,and the norms and notionsof what just isisn’t always just-ice.And yet the dawn is oursbefore we knew it.Somehow Read more



ID Book Club January book selection

Here is a list of all their book selections so far: “The Better Liar” by Tanen Jones “The Spider” by Barry Levine “Half Moon Bay” by Jonathan and Jesse Kellerman “Pretty Things” by Janelle Brown “The Holdout” by Graham Moore “Natalie Wood” by Suzanne Finstad “The Ghosts of Eden Park” Read more








Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn

Thanks to the Netflix series as well as Shonda Rhimes (Greys Anatomy as well as other notable shows), people are in love with this series. Here are the books in order as well as a link to a family tree. Book 1: The Duke and I Book 2: The Viscount Read more





ARC alert

Thanks to Netgalley for this beauty! I mean look at that cover. I fell in love with Christina Lauren with Unhoneymooners and Holidaze. She is becoming one of my favorite authors. I cannot wait to read this one! My review will be on Netgalley, Goodreads, here on my blog and Read more



Roxane Gay Book Club (The Audacious Book Club)

Here is all her books for 2021. If anyone is interested. The book club will up for one year. She is to announce later if this will continue. Jenna Wortham and Kimberly Drew, Black Futures (January) Torrey Peters, Detransition, Baby (February) Brandon Hobson, The Removed (March) Dantiel W. Moniz, Milk, Blood, Read more



Book Club of the Month Club(BOTM)

I subscribe to the Book of the Month Club. I just started in June 2020. But I love it. I signed up to get an early release of Riley Sager’s new book in June instead of waiting until July. That is a perk to the club is early releases. But Read more


ARCs approved over the last few months

I was approved on Edelweiss for: The Invisible Husband of Frick Island by Colleen Oakley Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix SweeneyPeople We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry Every Vow You Break by Peter SwansonOne by One by Ruth Ware Netgalley Outlawed by Anna NorthOne Two Three by Laurie FrankelThe Read more






Oprah’s 55 Books to read for 2021

Below is the direct link to all 55 of her most anticipated books for 2021. https://www.oprahmag.com/entertainment/books/g34772945/best-books-2021/?utm_campaign=later-linkinbio-oprahsbookclub&utm_content=later-12834057&utm_medium=social&utm_source=instagram&fbclid=IwAR1vGdRPxxSxvRN3zsWk63HXk3gWytAyyDleCSl7Uf2b78ZsEpcQPFim6i8





My favorite books of the year

I was lucky enough to read 135 books in 2020. This will be my year total of books. I read 135 books and a total of 37,420 pages read. I read books from 22 countries and 30 US states (I am surprised on how many books are set in Texas, Read more








ARC Alert

Thanks to Goodreads and Simon and Schuster for my new book!