Review: Department of Speculation

Rating: 2/5 stars Soooo… this was a different read for me. I was attempting to ‘expand my horizons’ if you will. I don’t regret reading it, this book just wasn’t for me. This was written in what I would describe as almost streams of consciousness, describing a woman’s perspective of her marriage and family life.Continue reading “Review: Department of Speculation”

Review: Front Desk by Kelly Yang

Rating: 3/5 stars The cartoon cover hides some heavy subject matter. I really do wonder at the thinking behind that cover choice… However, this was a good read and knowing it is based on the author’s personal experiences growing up…wow. This is a story about Mia and her family after they come to the UnitedContinue reading “Review: Front Desk by Kelly Yang”

Review: The War that Saved My Life

Rating: 5/5 Stars This will probably be one of the best books of the year for me. This book has been sitting on my shelf for over year now and I regret not picking it up sooner. This is a historical fiction story set during WWII. Its about 10-year-old Ada who was born with aContinue reading “Review: The War that Saved My Life”

3 Books in 3 Days Challenge!

So yep, I conducted an impomptu reading challenge! I wanted to see if I could read three books in three days. I decided on Tuesday- Thursday as those are my lighter days during the week. All in all, I was happy with the challenge! The three books I picked were: My reviews for these booksContinue reading “3 Books in 3 Days Challenge!”

Friday RNR 1/29/21

Time for another Reads N Review! I finished and reviewed two books earlier this week and I just finished: Rating: 4/5 stars Book Blurb: Havana, 1958. The daughter of a sugar baron, nineteen-year-old Elisa Perez is part of Cuba’s high society, where she is largely sheltered from the country’s growing political unrest—until she embarks onContinue reading “Friday RNR 1/29/21”