So many mini-reviews

Out of the following 12 books, 6 are historical fiction, 5 are non-fiction ( 1 collection of essays, 2 memoirs, 1 true-crime/narrative non-fiction, 1 psychology), and 1 contemporary romance. Where is the fantasy and contemporary YA and middle-grade? Weird. The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson Keywords: historical fiction, 1947 London,… Continue reading So many mini-reviews

Good books I’ve read recently

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

What I read and watched in January

Movies Good Will Hunting Rating: RLength: 2h 6mRotten Tomatoes: 97%Release Year: 1997 Thoughts: The professor in this movie is also the guy who plays the scientist in Thor- Dr. Eric Selvig. Did he get type-casted into the role of the brilliant and slightly insane (or very insane) man? Before watching the movie, I didn't expect the person's… Continue reading What I read and watched in January

Mini reviews of the movies I watched this summer

At the beginning of summer I posted my summer bucket list, and the first item on that list were to watch the new movies coming out. There were four specific ones I had my eye on, and I ended up watching three of them, but the only reason I didn't watch the last one was… Continue reading Mini reviews of the movies I watched this summer

June mini-reviews

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hannf First line: Gentlemen: Your ad in the Saturday Review of Literature says that you specialize in out-of-print books. Last line: Nevertheless, we will try to write when we can if you would like this, and look forward to hearing from you. Yours truly, Shelia Keywords: letters, used English bookstore, writer in New… Continue reading June mini-reviews

Good books I read in 2017

If you've read my past mini-reviews on all the good books I read each month, these books will look suspiciously familiar. That's because I copied and pasted the best of the best from those posts, dumped them in here, and released this into the world. Well, there was also a little editing involved because even… Continue reading Good books I read in 2017