Friday, April 29, 2022

13 Powerful Ways to Pray

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Title: 13 Powerful Ways to Pray

Author: Eamon Tobin

Publisher: Dynamic Catholic
ISBN: 9781942611882
Thoughts:  Good guidebook if you are looking to deepen your praying.
Rating: 3/5

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Death on the Range


Title: Death on the Range

Author: Nikki Haverstock

Publisher: Ranch Dog
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts:  Fun cozy that needed to be longer.
Rating: 3/5

Saturday, April 23, 2022



Title: Wahala

Author: Nikki May

Publisher: Custom House
ISBN: 9780060384247
Thoughts:  Great story about friendship with some major twists.
Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Funny Farm


Title: Funny Farm: My Unexpected Life with 600 Rescue Animals

Author: Laurie Zaleski

Publisher: St Martin's
ISBN: 9781250272836
Thoughts:  A very touching memoir that will strike the heart of any animal lover.
Rating: 4/5

Monday, April 18, 2022

Turtles All the Way Down

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Title: Turtles All the Way Down

Author: John Green

Publisher: Dutton
ISBN: 9780525555360
Thoughts:  Not a realistic catalyst, but so many realistic relationships and characters.
Rating: 5/5

Not That Bad


Title: Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture

Author: Roxane Gay, ed

Publisher: Harper
ISBN: 9780062851468
Thoughts:  A deep dive into rape and rape culture from many different authors and angles.
Rating: 4/5

Saturday, April 16, 2022

The Maid

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Title: The Maid

Author: Nita Prose

Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9780593452684
Thoughts:  Tight murder mystery, but a few of the twists, while they did make sense, seemed a little out of left-field.
Rating: 4/5

Thursday, April 14, 2022

Out of Office


Title: Out of Office: The Big Problem and Bigger Promise of Working from Home

Author: Charlie Warzel & Anne Helen Petersen

Publisher: Knopf
ISBN: 9780593320099
Thoughts:  A lot of amazing ideas and truths in here, but all of society would have to shift to realize any of it.
Rating: 4/5

Monday, April 11, 2022

The Arc


Title: The Sentence

Author: Tory Henwood Hoen

Publisher: St Martin's
ISBN: 9781250276773
Thoughts:  I have no clue how to best categorize this book, but it is highly interesting and entertaining and will actually appeal to fans of a variety of genres, even thought it does not really fall into them.
Rating: 4/5

Friday, April 8, 2022

The Sentence

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Title: The Sentence

Author: Louise Erdrich

Publisher: HarperAudio
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts:  This title has so many meanings throughout the book, but the story meanders, making it feel aimless in parts.
Rating: 3/5

The Bear and the Nightingale

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Title: The Bear and the Nightingale

Author: Katherine Arden

Publisher: Del Rey
ISBN: 9781101885956
Thoughts:  I really wanted to love this - and there was many parts, especially the mythology, that I did - but some of it was so slow and I had trouble keeping the characters straight at times.
Rating: 3/5

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Nobody's Victim


Title: Nobody's Victim: Fighting Psychos, Stalkers, Pervs, and Trolls

Author: Carrie Goldberg

Publisher: Plume
ISBN: 9780525533771
Thoughts:  A comprehensive look at the type of sex offenders, especially those brought about by the digital age.
Rating: 4/5

Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Red, White & Royal Blue

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Title: Red, White & Royal Blue

Author: Casey McQuiston

Publisher: St Martin's Griffin
ISBN: 9781250316
Thoughts:  This is a fun yet deep rom-com with just the right amount of heat.
Rating: 5/5

Monday, April 4, 2022

Too Many Women, Too Little Time

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Title: Too Many Women, Too Little Time

Author: David William Pearce

Publisher: self
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts:  This is billed as a mystery, but there is very little mystery but a lot of relationship issues for the main character, who isn't all that likeable.
Rating: 2/5

Don't Cry for Me


Title: Don't Cry for Me

Author: Daniel Black

Publisher: Hanover Square
ISBN: 9781335425737
Thoughts: Black deftly handles so many themes in the highly moving novel.
Rating: 5/5

Saturday, April 2, 2022

Stacking the Shelves: 3/27-4/2

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Glitter Kiss


Title: Glitter Kiss

Author: Adrianne Ambrose & Monica Gollagher

Publisher: Oni
ISBN: 9781620100820
Thoughts:  Very fun fantasy with a lot of too-realistic situations that all girls will recognize and all guys need to understand.
Rating: 4/5

Friday, April 1, 2022

Maybe Tomorrow

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Title: Maybe Tomorrow

Author: Kim Golden

Publisher: Echo
ISBN: n/a
Thoughts:  Typical well-written romance, but it dragged on twice as long as it could have.
Rating: 3/5