Books

Daisy Jones & the Expectations Game

daisy jones and the six

Daisy Jones & The Six

By: Taylor Jenkins Reid

70’s era drugs, sex and rock & roll by the author of The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo… yeah, this was a a little high on my most anticipated reads list this year. Even the subject matter appeals to me so it hurts to admit…

It fell a little flat.

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Books

My Crazy Reading Wrap-Up

dash from the incredibles

Like Dash racing through books and picking the vegetables out of my food.

Last week I posted a Try a Chapter Tag in which I decided to read everything I tried because I am clearly not good at putting books aside. Well, once I actually start them. Buying them and putting them on the endless TBR is a whole other story. I read My Plain Jane, From Twinkle with Love, Falling Kingdoms, To Kill a Kingdom and Sky in the Deep.

Turns out first impressions did not hold (in some cases) but I thought I’d do mini-reviews for all of them…

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What It Means to Be Alive

Circe

Circe

By: Madeline Miller

Grade: A

“Humbling women seems to be the chief pastime of poets. As if there can be no story unless we crawl and weep.”

Part of me wants to talk in-depth about Circe and another part of me, a very large part, wants to be like, “Yes! It was great! Fantastic! Just read it…”

So I shall do a little of both.

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