Today marks the start of the #Scallywagathon! For those of you that follow me on BookTube, you may remember me saying that I'm not going to participate in any readathons this November. Apparently I'm a liar. I, last minute, decided to (low key) participate in this pirate themed readathon that is being hosted by the … Continue reading Scallywagathon TBR
Alphonse by Carl Sever Published by: SparkPress on June 27th 2017 Genres: Adult Fiction Pages: 313 (Paperback) Amazon | Goodreads This book is set in small town Indiana in the 1950s. It centers around Alphonse and the Sadler family. Alphonse lives the life a hobo, and is used to staying on the move by … Continue reading Alphonse by Carl Sever | Book Review
Lately in the reading world books about social justice have been getting a lot of buzz, and that is so important. I wish more people would read the things that matter. In our current social and political climate it is crucial to be armed with truth and empathy, in order to be on the right … Continue reading ‘Small Great Things’ by Jodi Picoult: Thoughts on the Social Justice Message and Upcoming Movie Adaptation
So far, the BookBuddyAThon has been an absolute blast! My buddy Marcella and I connected in the comments of Elena Reads Books announcement video for this readathon. We both enjoy meeting new book lovers, so we both decided to buddy up with someone from the community we haven’t met yet. Our chance encounter has brought … Continue reading BookBuddyAThon Tag
The Attack by Yasmina Khadra Published by: Anchor Books on April 25th , 2007 Genres: Adult Fiction Pages: 257 (Paperback) Amazon | Goodreads The Attack is a story about an Arab-Israli surgeon, Dr Amin Jaafari, who has to come to terms with the death of his wife after a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv. … Continue reading The Attack by Yasmina Khadra | Book Review
On April 26th Hulu released episodes 1-3 of The Handmade’s Tale, so guess what I spent my day doing? If you guessed that I binge watched all 3 episodes in the middle of the day when I should have been getting work done, then you would be correct! Go you! To be honest, when I … Continue reading 3 changes Hulu made to “The Handmade’s Tale” that were actually good
Hello new friend! My name is Derby! I’m sure you’ve figured that out by now, but these days you can’t be to careful about these sorts of things. Soooooooooooo, this is my first blog post ever! Yes, ever. I decided to start this blog all of 3 hours ago, and so far it’s going swimmingly. … Continue reading Hi I’m Derby!