REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

"The Body Lies" by Jo Baker Hardcover, 288 pages Set for publication June 18, 2019, by Knopf Publishing Group ISBN: 0525656111 My review Trigger warnings: Assault, rape, drug use "He wants her to read what he has written. He wants to watch her face as the words slip inside her head and wash his colours … Continue reading REVIEW: “The Body Lies” by Jo Baker

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Top 5 Tuesday: Debut novels

Hello, friends! Happy Tuesday once again! I don't know if anyone has noticed, but my blog has been a bit sparse again recently. My mom was in town last week and I continue struggling through "Les Miserables" for a #MiserablesMay group read. It is now June; WHAT AM I DOING?! Ugh. Oh, well. At least … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Debut novels

Author Mindy Mejia demonstrates new dance move, discusses “grip-lit”

Yesterday afternoon, I traveled with three fellow Book Swap pals to Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City, where we attended a reading and signing by "Everything You Want Me to Be" author Mindy Mejia. First off, I wanna say that Mindy is hilarious. She told us how, while making breakfast for her two young children … Continue reading Author Mindy Mejia demonstrates new dance move, discusses “grip-lit”