Bout of Books 23

I’m determined to make the most out of the Bout of Books reading challenge this week and knock out books that have been on my TBR for far too long! I’m getting ahead of myself, let me have the organizers explain what’s about to go down: The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda … More Bout of Books 23

Book Review: Gables Court by Alan S. Kessler

Title: Gables Court Author: Alan S. Kessler Published: 2018 Pages: 274 Genre: Contemporary Fiction Format: Print copy mailed by the author in exchange for an honest review My rating: 3/5 Synopsis: Age 24, Samuel Baas is a romantic and virgin who wants love and marriage before sex. After moving from staid New England to the hothouse world of Miami, … More Book Review: Gables Court by Alan S. Kessler

Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon Recap! (April 2018)

How did you fare on April 28th? What is Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon? For 24 hours, we read books, post to our blogs, Twitters, Instagrams, Litsy, Facebook, Goodreads and MORE about our reading, and visit other readers’ homes online. We also participate in mini-challenges throughout the day. It happens twice a year, in April and in October. … More Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon Recap! (April 2018)

Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon Prep (April 2018)

Any reading plans for April 28th? What is Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon? For 24 hours, we read books, post to our blogs, Twitters, Instagrams, Litsy, Facebook, Goodreads and MORE about our reading, and visit other readers’ homes online. We also participate in mini-challenges throughout the day. It happens twice a year, in April and in October. It … More Dewey’s 24-Hour Read-a-thon Prep (April 2018)

Book Review: And Then I am Gone – A Walk with Thoreau by Mathias B. Freese

Title: And Then I am Gone – A Walk with Thoreau Author: Mathias B. Freese Published: 2017 Pages: 117 Genre: Memoir Format: Print copy mailed by author in exchange for an honest review My rating: 2/5 Synopsis: And Then I Am Gone: A Walk with Thoreau tells the story of a New York City man who becomes an … More Book Review: And Then I am Gone – A Walk with Thoreau by Mathias B. Freese

Snap Review: In the Neighborhood – The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim

Title: In the Neighborhood – The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time My rating: 5/5 Synopsis: Journalist and author Peter Lovenheim has lived on the same street in suburban Rochester, NY, most of his life. But it was only after a brutal murder-suicide rocked the community that he was struck … More Snap Review: In the Neighborhood – The Search for Community on an American Street, One Sleepover at a Time by Peter Lovenheim