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Top Ten Tuesday – New Additions to My TBR

This week’s Broke and the Bookish theme is books we’ve added to our TBR list. * * * All Day Breakfast by Adam Lewis Schroeder – After Peter Giller and … Continue reading

March 31, 2015 · 5 Comments

Celebrities in Classics – Cate Blanchett

WHO IS IT? Currently starring as the wicked stepmother in the live action version of Cinderella, Cate Blanchett has always struck me as the epitome of the cool blonde. However, … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · 11 Comments

2015 Book Blog Discussion Challenge – What If Comment Luv Doesn’t Luv You Back?

We’ve all heard the sage advice about putting yourself out there and commenting on lots of blogs to gain new followers (and possibly make new friends). But what if after … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 37 Comments

Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller (2015)

THE BOOK Our Endless Numbered Days is Claire Fuller’s extraordinary first novel. * CONTAINS SPOILERS THE STORY When she is eight years old, Peggy Hillcoat’s father whisks her away to … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · 15 Comments

Mini-Reviews Before Spring Break

* CONTAINS SPOILERS Gray Mountain by John Grisham When the subprime mortgage crisis during the U.S. recession turns the corporate world upside down, young attorney Samantha Kofer is put on … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 8 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday – Ten TV Shows for Readers Who Like Classic Novels

Here’s my play on this week’s theme by The Broke and the Bookish! * * * Wolf Hall – Based on Hilary Mantel’s Man Booker and National Book Critics Circle … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · 17 Comments

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson (2014)

Brown Girl Dreaming knocked me out! I loved this book with my whole heart. THE BOOK Jacqueline Woodson is an American writer and Brown Girl Dreaming won the National Book … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 15 Comments

Book to Movie Challenge 2015 – Check-In #1

Hello friends! It’s already time for our quarterly Book to Movie Challenge check-in. As I mentioned in the master post, this challenge is super-casual and super-flexible. Link-up your Book to … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 13 Comments

Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper

A lot of hype was surrounding this book and, of course, I completely fell for it. * CONTAINS SPOILERS THE BOOK Published this year, Emma and Otto and Russell and … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 5 Comments

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