Reading Goals – How Am I Lookin’?

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  Although 2019 is more than halfway done (how??), I wanted to check in on my reading life and give it some much-needed reflection! I’m all about setting goals and checking things off of a list, so I found it to be the perfect time of year to…

The Bookmarker’s Summer Reading Guide

It’s almost August 1st and I’m so very confused and sad at the same time. Where did summer go? For those of you who get summers off (super jealous) August may mean you are nearing the end. For those of you who work all year round (ugh, me) then you stretch summer out as looooong…

The Most Fun We Ever Had – Claire Lombardo

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  Ohhh my. Ok – I’m going to attempt to express my thoughts and opinions on The Most Fun We Ever Had as precise and cohesive as I can. Let me start off by saying, there was a lot happening in this book BUT I loved it and I…

Before We Were Yours – Lisa Wingate

I don’t know why or how it took me as long as it did to read this book but I am so glad I finally did! Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate is a remarkable historical fiction read based on true events surrounding the Tennessee Children’s Home Society in the 1930s-50s. The Foss family are called…

June Wrap Up

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! – [HAPPY JULY!] How are we more than halfway through 2019?!? Time sure does fly. I’m wrapping up June with some great AND not-so-great reads, but that’s expected, right? I’ve felt a little lost the last few months with my reading life; I couldn’t quite find books that…

The Night Olivia Fell – Christina McDonald

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  The Night Olivia Fell is a captivating thriller that read at a quick pace. The last thriller I read fell incredibly flat, so I was hesitant to pick up another. I’ll admit, I’m not a huge fan of mysteries because they all tend to fall within a very…

What We Lose – Zinzi Clemmons

–  follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  If you’ve been with me for any amount of time, you know that I usually don’t review books that I rate 3 stars or under, unless I have something I really want to say about the book. Well, voila! I have something to say about What We Lose by Zinzi Clemmons….

Those Who Save Us – Jenna Blum

–  follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  I’m a little late to the game with this book, but Those Who Save Us is unbelievable. As we all know, I’m a sucker for anything and everything World War II related, so when my aunt recommended I read this, I jumped right on it. Anna Schlemmer was a…