In Honor of National Cookie Day

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It’s no secret – if it’s in the Brown Food Group, I love it.  I believe my BFF made up that food classification in honor of yours truly.  And what is in said Brown Food Group you may ask?                       Yup – anything “bready” and baked and bad for you in excessive quantities.   […]

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Welcome December

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This year has flown by.  It seems that just a year ago I was setting up the Christmas tree and beginning the flurry of activities that happen in December.  Christmas is my favorite holiday and I tend to go a little overboard.  (Probably because I had no Christmas when I was little, but that’s a […]

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The ever growing TBR pile

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Aye!  My TBR pile runneth over.  At the moment – it’s a bit overwhelming.  Here’s the stack of freebies from RWA. And here are two other piles that I haven’t gotten to yet.        That’s a total of thirty books!!  1.7333 books per week if I don’t add any more books to the pile for […]

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Book Review: PERFECT CHEMISTRY by Simone Elkeles

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Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles will make you fall in love with contemporary YA.  The story, told in alternating POV of Alex, a Latino member of a gang in the suburbs of Chicago and Brittany, the All-American girl who appears to have it all.   For the first few chapters, I didn’t like Alex.  He was […]

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Book Review: THE DEATHDAY LETTER by Shaun David Hutchinson

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Imagine a world where impending death was announced by a Deathday Letter.  When it was your time to go, you’d receive a letter telling you that within twenty-four hours, you’d be dead.  What would you do with that time?  This book is about fifteen year old Ollie Travers and what he does with his last […]

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