New Books.

One thing that I’ve always found interesting about book blogs and BookTube and even bookstagram is the people always seem to know what books are getting published in the next year. In the very least, they know what books are coming out in the next month. I don’t have that kind of mentality. Sometimes, if […]

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Outlandish

I’ve been (re) reading Outlander by Diana Gabalson lately. It’s slow going since it’s such a long book and I’ve been reading other books as well. I first read it about 5 or 6 years ago and I wasn’t impressed with it then. I blame it on not knowing that it was more romance than […]

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On Reading and Presents.

I’ve been in a bit of a reading mania last week or so. I finished reading the Christmas Box trilogy last week; it definitely felt like I read each one in a day. The first one is definitely one you can read in a day and the others technically so. They’re a little bit longer […]

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Books I’d Love to See Turned Into Movies

It seems like most books these days are being turned into movies. As soon as it gets published, you see a trailer for its upcoming movie. There are, however, little gems of books that have been overlooked that would make a wonderful film adaptations. The following are books that I’d love to see be adapted […]

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The Green Mile by Stephen King

I’m not sure how most people feel about Stephen King, as he’s one of those authors that people either love or hate because of the genre he writes in throughout most of his career. I do, however, think that The Green Mile is an exceptional book that transcends all genres and touches on ideologies that […]

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15 Books Set in Ohio

So I’m from Ohio, and surprisingly, I haven’t seen or read many books from Ohio. Curious to see what kinds of books pop up set in my home state, I googled “books set in Ohio.” The following list is pulled from a couple different places in the top search categories. Perhaps you and I will […]

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Thoughts on: Divergent by Veronica Roth

One of my favorite dystopian trilogies is Divergent by Veronica Roth. I love the world that Tris lives in; I find it interesting that people are divided into different factions based on their strongest trait. But the best book in the trilogy (aside from the first one, of course) is Allegiant. When I first started […]

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Don’t Read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman

I was going to write this earlier in the week, but I didn’t due to other distractions in my life. But I’m going to write about it now. Please don’t read The Cold Vanish by Jon Billman. And here’s why: First of all, let me say that when I saw this on display in Barnes […]

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21 Books on My To Read Shelf

As always, I’m constantly adding books to my “to read” shelf. I haven’t finished any other books on my to read shelf. Or what I already half. And yet…I keep  adding to it because that’s what I do. So, here are 21 of the latest books I added to my “to read” shelf: The Ballad […]

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10 Dr. Seuss Books You Should Read

A reader can never go wrong with a Dr. Seuss book. He’s been delighting readers for decades and his silly drawings, life lessons and thought provoking themes are still relevant today. The following are ten books by Seuss that everyone should read: The Lorax The Cat in the Hat One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, […]

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