It's been over a week since my first progress report on Winter Bookish Bingo, so I thought I'd give you all an update. I've filled three more spots on my WBB card since New Year's Day: Not YA: "Everything You Want Me to Be" by Mindy Mejia Survival: "Instrumental: A Memoir of Madness, Medication … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo update
So, um, today is my birthday ... *throws confetti* I'll be celebrating later today with Jared and my parents. Yesterday the celebration kicked off early with book shopping, dinner and a movie. We saw "La La Land" ... Jared suggested it without realizing it's a musical (he hates musicals!). It was a beautiful film! Anyway, … Continue reading Birthday/book swap book haul
Happy 2017, all! I hope everyone had a safe and enjoyable New Year's Eve/Day. On Saturday, Jared and I had a late lunch with his parents (mainly to celebrate my father-in-law's birthday). Then, we spent the evening with friends – eating more food, drinking delicious beverages, playing Jackbox games and laughing ourselves silly. Yesterday was … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Happy New Year's Eve! To wrap up 2016, I've filled out this year-end book survey I first discovered at Stephanie's Book Reviews. It is hosted by The Perpetual Page Turner. Number of books you read: 46 Number of re-reads: 1 Genre you read the most from: Historical fiction 1. Best book you read in 2016? … Continue reading End of year book survey
"My entire life, every single memory, is an accumulation of moments, words I looked up in a heavy encyclopedia. I know now that I was attempting to make sense out of what no child can understand; an attempt to fill in blanks that adults leave for us, resulting in a contorted image of just about … Continue reading Review: “The Good Daughter”
I've hit a new milestone here at That Book Lady Blog...100 followers! I appreciate all the support and feedback I've received since I began this blog on Sept. 30. This week, I'll be posting an ARC review of "The Good Daughter" by Alexandra Burt and some Christmas goodies. Stay tuned!
Greetings, fellow bloggers! I'm a first-time participant in Bookish Bingo, created by Bekka @ Pretty Deadly Reviews. To learn more, check out the sign-up post. Here's the basic idea: There is a bingo card for each season. This one is for December, January and February. The object is to get as many bingos as possible, using … Continue reading Winter Bookish Bingo is here!
Another week is almost in the books. This past week, I didn't read as much as I'd have liked BECAUSE NLCS PLAYOFFS. Go, Cubs, go. Jared and I are nervously awaiting tonight's Game 6. You can read my husband's thoughts on the playoffs here - he is a lifelong Cubs fan and knows his stuff. (I just … Continue reading Week in review – Oct. 22, 2016