Bookish Odds & Ends, Features, Other

Top 11 Books of 2019 So Far! (January – June 2019)


How in the heck are we over half way through 2019?!  I don’t know about you all, but I have read some amazing books thus far in 2019.

As of the end of June, I had read 67 books in 2019.  Which ones are among my favorites?  Continue on to find out…

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Book Reviews, Contemporary, Fantasy, Non-Fiction, Other

Mini Book Reviews: June 2019 (Part 1)


I am here today to share another batch of mini book reviews of the books I’ve read recently…

*Books included in this batch of mini book reviews: Wicked Saints (Something Dark and Holy #1) by Emily A. Duncan, Rich People Problems (Crazy Rich Asians #3) by Kevin Kwan, The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease, and Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

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Book Reviews, Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Memoir, Middle Grade, Other

Books I Read for #BlackHistoryMonth 2019 + Mini Book Reviews


Hello bookworms!

Today I am going to share with you all a few mini book reviews of the books I read in honor of #BlackHistoryMonth 2019!

In case you missed it, I also shared a few book lists of recommended Black History Month reads…

Book Recs: Books to Read for #BlackHistoryMonth

Kids’ Corner: Picture Books to Read in Honor of #BlackHistoryMonth

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Blogger to Blogger Series: An Interview with Amanda @Cover2Covermom

Deborah @The Reading Chick featured my blog on her Blogger to Blogger series! You can read the interview here 🙂

The Reading Chick

The first thing I noticed about the Cover2Covermom blog is that it has so much diversity! Amanda writes great reviews, discussions, book events and even has time to do a few tags! How a mom with two small(ish) children has time to read, write, and blog is beyond me. I don’t have kids and it’s tough to find the time and energy. Kudos Amanda!  If you haven’t checked out Amanda’s blog, please click the link below. You will find pages and pages of great content!

Amanda @Cover2Covermom

I was really excited that she could find the time to answer my 10 questions. Thanks Amanda! Here is how she answered them:

Blogging is universal and even though we inhabit the same community, we don’t always live in the same country. What country do you live in?

I live in the United States, more specifically in Ohio.  As far as states…

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ARC Reviews, Book Reviews, Mystery, Other, Young Adult

Book Review: Gone to Drift by Diana McCaulay


I requested Gone to Drift because the cover gave me Island of the Blue Dolphins vibes.  While this was nothing like Island of the Blue Dolphins, this was a very interesting YA novel about a boy’s quest to find out what happened to his beloved Grandfather who never returns from a fishing trip.  It sounds simple, but this book was much more than I was anticipating…

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