I haven’t had this blog for very long. Quite frankly, until recently, I was pretty ignorant about the online book community in general. I am just now really learning about Goodreads. I know! I am so late. With that being said, I don’t really know how I feel about reading challenges yet. I think in… Continue reading 2016 Goals and Challenges
I was super excited to watch this movie. I really enjoyed the book and heard great reviews. I went to the library, picked up my copy and me and my fiance settled in to watch it. When the film ended I turned to him and before I could say anything he says, “What the hell… Continue reading Book to Film: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
Hope everyone had a great Christmas or if you don’t celebrate Christmas I hope you had a wonderful day! If you book lovers are anything like me, you may have an endless TBR list in library books alone. I am in the library so often, not only because I tutor students, but because they call… Continue reading Bit off a bit more then I can chew
Merry Bookmas! I hope all your book wishes came true!! 🙂 Enjoy the day!
Merry Christmas Eve!!! I hope everyone is having a wonderful holiday season. I am going through some stresses and am finding that I am gravitating towards memoirs. Something about reading about others who have gone through struggles, even if they aren’t similar to yours, seems to have a great impact on you. It is nice… Continue reading In the Mood for Memoirs
Rating: 3 out of 4 stars Title: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape Author: Peter Hedges Gilbert Grape is a 24-year-old grocery store clerk stuck in Endora, Iowa, where the population is 1,091 and shrinking. After the suicide of Gilbert’s father, his family never recovered. Once the town beauty queen, Gilbert’s mother is morbidly obese after seven… Continue reading Book Review: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
So, about two weeks ago, I posted about my struggle with not finishing books. Thanks to the comments I have come to realize that that is okay. Well, it has happened to me again. Only this time, this is a very popular book. I have seen it talked about on numerous blogs and given rave… Continue reading Another One Bites the Dust…