Patient H.M.: A Story of Memory, Madness, and Family Secrets by Luke Dittrich My rating: 2 of 5 stars At 40%, I'm throwing in the towel. Perhaps, this just isn't the time for me to be reading this, or I set my expectations too high, but I have lost interest in this book and the… Continue reading Patient H.M. (Review)
The Communist and the Communist’s Daughter: A Memoir by Jane Lazarre My rating: 3 of 5 stars I think the Achilles heal of this story was the back and forth between the author's present and her father's past. I feel like it was shooting for the type of flashbacks found in films Forrest Gump or… Continue reading The Communist and The Communist’s Daughter: A Memoir (Review)
The Book of the Unnamed Midwife by Meg Elison My rating: 5 of 5 stars In the days when the world had not yet fallen, the screaming of sirens was constant. Imagine a plague that grabs hold of humanity ruthlessly. A fever that wipes out millions of the Earth's inhabitants. A world where women and… Continue reading The Book of the Unnamed Midwife (Review)
As a reader, particularly one that blogs, I often find myself caught up on new releases. I focus on the latest novels to be published by my favorite publishing companies, regardless of topic. In the beginning of blogging, I thought that in order to become good at book blogging, I had to only read new… Continue reading I Took Back Control of My TBR… It Was GREAT!
Ink in Water: An Illustrated Memoir by Lacy J. Davis My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been a very long time since I've read a graphic novel. Honestly, I don't even remember what the last one was that I read, but I'm SO glad I came across Ink in Water on NetGalley. Lacy… Continue reading Ink in Water: An Illustrated Memoir (Review)
Gina never asked about the garage. Books like this are my guilty pleasure. While some watch reality TV shows, I indulge in a good ol' mystery thriller. I can't help it! I love being right and wrong about whodunnit. And with Stillhouse Lake, I was wrong... Twice. In the beginning, I thought I had it all… Continue reading Stillhouse Lake (Review)