Monthly Archives: November 2015

TOP TEN TUESDAY | 2016 NOVELS I’M LOOKING FORWARD TO

I have to admit that I’m not on top of 2016 releases at all. I don’t have any clue which books I should be eagerly anticipating, let alone which are debuts and which debuts are going to take the book world by storm. So I had to resort to Googling, and some of these aren’t debuts, but hey, they are… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA – BECKY ALBERTALLI

  This book has been on my radar for months, mostly due to the hundreds of pictures featuring it along with packages of Oreos on my Twitter feed. I put off reading it half because I was scared it wouldn’t live up to the hype, and half because if it did, I wanted to save it. But this month has… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | EXTRAORDINARY MEANS – ROBYN SCHNEIDER

  I started this book sitting in a bookstore and before I knew it I was in the third chapter. When I finally got my own copy and sat down to read it in earnest, I ended up finishing the entire thing in one sitting. Which is always a good sign. The story is an interesting one. It’s a fictional… Read more »

TOP TEN TUESDAY | DEBUT AUTHORS WHOSE NEXT BOOK I CAN’T WAIT TO READ

  This week’s Top Ten Tuesday prompt is debut authors whose first book has me clamouring to read their second. I cannot even tell you how frustrated I become when I absolutely love a book, finish it, and then go looking for more…. only to discover there aren’t any yet! I mean, I guess it’s something to look forward to,… Read more »

THE SUNDAY REVIEW | M TRAIN – PATTI SMITH

  This book took me by surprise. I read Just Kids earlier this year after hearing a lot of buzz about it, but not really knowing much about Patti Smith herself. Perhaps because I didn’t come to her book as a fan of her as an artist, I didn’t have the same craving for celebrity tell-all revelations and didn’t much… Read more »