My Boyfriend, the Book Snob

My boyfriend is a bit of a late bloomer when it comes to reading or as he likes to call it serious reading. He has always enjoyed reading, but only really read what was required reading for school. Understood. So, now he’s reading and reading the classics.

“Branch out,” I say.

“Nah. The stuff today is crap,” he says.

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Bout of Books Read-a-thon

I’ve seen this read-a-thon before, but have never really had time to participate. Now I have more time on my hands than I know what to do with – in a good way.

Bout of Books is a one-week read-a-thon beginning Monday, May 8th at 12:01 am (your time zone) and ending Sunday, May 14th. And the best part about it is it’s low-pressure. There are challenges (optional), giveaways, and a grand prize. Continue reading

[17] Frazzled by Booki Vivat

Title: Frazzled: Everyday Disasters and Impending Doom
Author: Booki Vivat
Format: Paperback, 219 pages
ISBN-13: 978-0062398796
Publisher: Harper Collins
Release Date: September 2016


[Read | Skim] [Buy | Borrow]

Disclaimer: I received this ARC for free in return for providing my honest and unbiased review.

I actually received this last year and forgot I had it – life happened. I found it the other day and decided to read it as an interim break from William Faulkner’s A Fable. It’s a super quick read. I read it Continue reading

Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – A Fable by William Faulkner

This week’s Book Beginnings and Friday 56 come from William Faulkner’s A Fable and is part of the Back to Classics in which we had to choose: An award-winning classic. Published in 1954 A Fable, won the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for Fiction 1955. The novel is doing double duty too, as one of my books clubs picked it discuss this month.

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Book Beginnings & The Friday 56 – Dracula by Bram Stoker

As you know I’m participating in several reading challenges this year and this week’s Book Beginnings and Friday 56 is part of the Back to Classics and Classic Horror Reading Challenges.

I read this in college and remember having pretty high expectations for the book considering that Bela Continue reading