When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon I love a good romance, and I took the recommendation of Emily Hall, owner of a local indie bookshop called Main Street books, when I picked up this week’s book: When Dimple Met Rishi. Dimple Shah yearns to make a name for herself as a computer coder. As… Read More Will Roadtrip for Books
Unfortunately, I haven’t been living a very #plotdrivenlife lately. Mike and I bought a new house last month, and with the incredible support of my parents who flew in from Canada, we’ve been madly unpacking, cleaning and renovating the house to make it our own. We still have MANY projects to tackle, but we started… Read More Love Letter to a Bookstore
Heartless by Marissa Meyer This Alice in Wonderland spin-off is set in the peaceful, magical land of Hearts which is ruled by a buffoon-of-a-king who has his eyes on the regal Lady Catherine Pinkerton. “Cath” is the daughter of wealthy land owners who fall over themselves in an attempt to put their daughter on the… Read More Tea for Three
One of the best parts about leading a #plotdrivenlife is that it has provided the ideal kick-in-the-pants to get out me of my house to enjoy some of the amazing attractions and experiences Missouri has to offer with some lovely people. This past week, I took an octogenarian to a musical, inspired by a book… Read More Take Me to The Muny
Hamilton Frenzy Have you succumbed to the Alexander Hamilton frenzy? Do you belt out the show tunes in the shower, and are you willing to give a left arm for a ticket to the Broadway show? I’d like to keep my left arm, but this week’s book crush may have me calling in all kinds… Read More Finding Joy
This Raging Light by Estelle Laure I finished seven books on my recent vacation, and several of them were really stellar. One of the books I ate right up was This Raging Light by Estelle Laure. This book is a 2017-18 Gateway Nominee, and if this doesn’t sound familiar to you, read more about the… Read More RAKtivists Unite
Like No Other by Una LaMarche One of the ways I’m able to read so many books is because I discovered the awesomeness of the audiobook. Both my school library and our local public library have audiobooks a-plenty via Overdrive that I can download to my phone. When I traded radio listening for audiobooks last… Read More Challah at Me!