Tome Topple Wrap-UP

Sadly, the Tome Topple Readathon has come to an end. I was able to finish two tomes and start a third. I read: The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters (599 pp) The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee (513 pp) 120 pages of Voyager by Diana Gabaldon That's a total of 1,232 pages Not too shabby,... Continue Reading →

20 Books of Summer Update

My Original 20 Books of Summer Post  Since summer is winding down, I thought I should post an update on my #20booksofsummer progress (or lack thereof). The challenge ends on September 3, which means there are only 23 days left-eek! Books Finished From My original TBR: Commonwealth, Ann Patchett The Wildling Sisters, Eve Chase The... Continue Reading →

Booktube-A-Thon 2017 Wrap Up

hahaha Welp, that was an utter failure... Like I suspected, taking care of a new puppy took up most of my energy and reading time this week (She's totally worth the sacrifice though). Plus, I kept getting distracted by the batshit crazy political news here in the US. All this to say, I only read... Continue Reading →

Review: Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth begins with Franny Keating's christening party; a party involving an uninvited guest, fresh-squeezed orange juice, a gifted bottle of gin, and an extra-marital kiss. This one afternoon will forever change the lives of the Cousins and Keating families.  The affair and subsequent marriage of Bert Cousins and Beverly Keating joins together their six children and... Continue Reading →