My Top 5 Young Adult Book Series Must Read!

I love to read Young Adult (YA) books and it’s great to find a good series to fall in love with. Every few years I discover a new series that I absolutely love.

I do find that I tend to read YA that is in the science fiction or fantasy genre, not the contemporary or romance genre. I find that it can be a hit or miss with YA so I prefer to read books that have been recommended by people I know or highly rated on Goodreads. Continue reading “My Top 5 Young Adult Book Series Must Read!”

Midyear Book Update

Well, in all this time we have not had any monthly wrap ups or updates on what we have been reading, so I thought it would be interesting to list all the books I have personally read since January, 2018 and give a quick line about how I felt about the books.

I am actually surprised by what books I have read, and how many I have read. Making this list is a good way to look back and reflect and see how much I’ve read. I think I may do this again!

I have been much better at logging my reading books with Goodreads. It’s a great way to track what I’ve read because I do literally forget books that I’ve read, especially ones that are not memorable. Continue reading “Midyear Book Update”

Summer Reads 2018: 10 Books On My Summer Reading List That I Can’t Wait To Start!

Summer is here and I’ve put together my summer reads for 2018. Anyone who knows me well knows that I love to read thrillers in the summer. This summer, my reading list is mixed with only a few thrillers in sight! Reason being is that I have read so many thrillers lately and I am looking for a change. Since last summer, I have read too many thrillers/mystery to count and now I am ready to read more of other genres.

In the mix bag of books, I am looking forward to getting stuck into some romance, mystery, humor and satire and just plain old page turning books! Continue reading “Summer Reads 2018: 10 Books On My Summer Reading List That I Can’t Wait To Start!”

Summer 2018 Comment Challenge!

2018 Summer Comment ChallengeWow, another year has gone by and it’s time again for the Summer Comment Challenge! The Summer 2018 Comment Challenge is hosted by Lonna @ FLYLēF and Alicia @ A Kernel of Nonsense. I have the pleasure of knowing these lovely ladies for almost 3 years in the blogosphere! Please click on their links to find more information on how you can participate in the Comment Challenge. Continue reading “Summer 2018 Comment Challenge!”

Books To Movies 2018

I don’t know about you but I do love to read a good book and then watch the adaptation of the book on the big screen.

Invariably, I always prefer the book but it’s entertaining nevertheless to watch the movie.

Having said that, some of my favorite books turned into TV shows are done really well. These include A Game of Thrones, Outlander and The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead is based off the graphic novels. Both the graphic novels and adaptations are excellent!

Quite a few times I have discovered the great books after I’ve seen the show or movie. Who knew that there were so many books that become movies? Continue reading “Books To Movies 2018”

5 Best Romance Novels Worthy Of Reading

It’s February and romance is in the air!

With Valentine’s Day almost here I thought it would be appropriate to do a recommendation of our 5 best romance novels that are worthy of reading. We have thoroughly enjoyed these romance novels and consider them to be in at least the top 100 best romance novels of all time.

Best Romance Novels Worthy of Reading

If you like to read romance novels, this list will definitely satisfy your mood for romance! Continue reading “5 Best Romance Novels Worthy Of Reading”

Happy Holidays!

Wishing our readers a Merry Christmas and for those that don’t celebrate Christmas, Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays 2017

We hope that you have a wonderful holiday.

This year we will be in our new home and hosting an Italian Christmas! I am looking forward to catching up with family and getting stuffed on antipasto, lasagna, meatballs and sausages, and some yummy desserts. 🙂 Continue reading “Happy Holidays!”

Top Gifts For Christmas: Top 10 Best Selling Books of 2017

Christmas is rapidly approaching and what better way to share some joy than by giving the gift of books?


This year we are not personally choosing our favorite books to recommend to our readers, but will be relying on the New York Times Bestseller list for the best books to read for 2017. Don’t worry, you can still get our opinions and thoughts on the books in our reviewsContinue reading “Top Gifts For Christmas: Top 10 Best Selling Books of 2017”

5 Great Fiction Books About The Immigration Experience

Immigration and globalization is a hot topic right now, particularly in the American landscape where immigration is hotly debated.

I am a big fan of reading about the immigration experience whether it is biographical or not. I hope that by reading these books that it will allow you a window into the experiences of the immigrant and their personal journey.

5 Great Works of Immigration Literature Continue reading “5 Great Fiction Books About The Immigration Experience”