Book Review: Surprise Me by Sophie Kinsella

Sylvie and Dan have been together for ten, happy years. They're parents to twin girls and both are satisfied with their lives together. But when their family physician gives them the news that not only are they perfectly healthy but they probably have at least sixty-eight more years together, the happy couple panic. What if... Continue Reading →


It seems like this always happens - my favorite book I read this year wasn't published in 2017. I try to stick to the current year when making my list of favorite books each December and I'll keep with that tradition, but it's worth mentioning that Dark Matter by Blake Crouch is exceptional and well... Continue Reading →

Non-Fiction Round Up

I've been reading quite a bit of non-fiction over the past few months, so I thought I'd share some of the more interesting titles along with a short review of each. I try to read both in and out of my comfort zone so I get information from all viewpoints. Confessions of A Secular Jesus... Continue Reading →

Book Review: The Rosie Project

Don Tillman is a brilliant Australian geneticist who has had a successful career as a professor and researcher at the university. But he's now in his forties, still single and feels like he's missing something in his life. Don isn't especially good with people. He suffers from Asperger's, has some pretty quirky habits and he... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Caraval

Caraval, by Stephanie Garber Scarlett Dragna and her sister Tella live on a tiny island that their cruel, unloving father rules with an iron fist. Their mother disappeared without a trace years ago but used to tell Scarlett and Tella about the enchanting traveling Caraval. For years, Scarlett has been writing to the Caraval Master... Continue Reading →

Favorite Reads of 2016

It's that time of year again - everyone is making their top 10 "Best of 2016" lists. It was a weird year but I still read some awesome books. This year I set a goal to read 52 books and surpassed it by reading 61! I may be able to squeeze one more in before... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Small Great Things

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult Ruth Jefferson, a labor and delivery nurse in a Connecticut hospital, has more than twenty years of experience under her belt. But one night during a routine check on a patient and her new baby, she is explicitly told NOT to treat them ever again. The reason? Ruth is... Continue Reading →

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