First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 15, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 15, 2022

Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle

Title: Addict (The Cassie Tam Files #1) Author: Matt Doyle Publisher: Nine Star Press Publication Date: May 8, 2017 Genre: Science Fiction, Mystery New Hopeland was built to be the centre of the technological age, but like everywhere else, it has its dark side. Assassins, drug dealers and crooked businessmen form a vital part of … Continue reading Book Highlight: Addict by Matt Doyle

The Curated Bookshelf: June’s Theme

Welcome to the inaugural Curated Bookshelf! Since June is Pride Month, and I've chosen to support the LGBTQ community by raising my children to be accepting, open, inclusive, and loving (and maybe even part of) of them, this month's theme is all about LGBTQ characters. My mom liked to tell me, when I was growing … Continue reading The Curated Bookshelf: June’s Theme

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 1, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – June 1, 2022

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: May 2022

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This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: May 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – May 18, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – May 18, 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – May 4, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – May 4, 2022

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: April 2022

diversity inclusivity challenge april 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: April 2022

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – April 20, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to launch myself off of WWW Wednesday, a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – April 20, 2022

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: March 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: March 2022