Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Nonfiction

Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

Pages: 80 Genre: Non-Fiction/Self Help/Essay Publication Date: April 14, 2015 Themes: Failure/Success, Advice  J.K. Rowling gives a commencement speech at Harvard University in hopes to inspire the graduates. She shares some personal experiences and openly gives advice to her audience. I was poking around, found this speech given by J.K. Rowling, and found myself wanting to read…… Continue reading Book Review: Very Good Lives by J. K. Rowling

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My Book Bucket List: June 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

The June 2018 poll is closed and the results are in! My June 2018 read will be Room by Emma Donoghue!  I noticed Room when the movie version came out and learned that it was also a novel. I have yet to watch the movie as I tend to read the book first, and it looks like…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List: June 2018 Book Poll Closed + Winner

Book Bucket List · WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: May 23rd, 2018

Happy Wednesday everyone! Hope everyone’s having a great start to their week! Here’s another WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?  Both of these books are re-reads for me. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire is…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: May 23rd, 2018

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Vote: My Book Bucket List – June 2018 Book Poll

I’ve read the fourth book from My Book Bucket List, Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally and replaced May’s read with To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I kept most of the same books on my list and switched out a couple of books that I decided I don’t want to read with books I would like to…… Continue reading Vote: My Book Bucket List – June 2018 Book Poll

Book Bucket List · Book of My Choosing - 2018 · Book Review · Classic · Nonfiction · Poll Winner!

My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

This is the fourth book from My Book Bucket List that I’ve finished!  Look for next month’s poll post after this one! Pages: 402 Genre: Non-Fiction/Holocaust/Classic Publication Date: October 18, 1982 Themes: Holocaust, World War II, Concentration Camps, Persecution, Bravery, Courage, Faith, Persistence Oskar Schindler is well known for saving so many people in the Jewish community during World…… Continue reading My Book Bucket List Review: Schindler’s List by Thomas Keneally

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Pet Tag – Zoey!

I was recently tagged by James @This Is My Truth Now and was inspired to complete this tag by Sheri @TV Addicted Bookworm. So here goes!   1. What is your pet’s name? My dog’s name is Zoey. 🙂 2. What kind of pet is it and what breed? She is a Labrador retriever mix. We…… Continue reading Pet Tag – Zoey!

WWW Wednesday

WWW Wednesday: May 16th, 2018

Hope everyone has a lovely Wednesday! (Today happens to be my husband and my third wedding anniversary, so I’m extra happy!  ) Here’s another week of WWW Wednesday. WWW Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words. To participate, just answer the following three questions: 1. What are you currently reading?       2. What…… Continue reading WWW Wednesday: May 16th, 2018