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Books for Breakfast #51

Book Reviews

This time I read: A Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood & This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper This book. This book. First let me start by saying, THAT ENDING! You have to read it all the way to the end. All the way. At first I didn't understand what was happening at the end, but then it all started to make sense and I just lost it.…

Books for Breakfast #47

Book Reviews

This time I read: The Three Wiessmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine & The Graveyard Book by Niel Gaiman This was a book that, as someone in their 20s, couldn't really relate to all that well. But, it might have one of my favorite quotes about love in it.   "Annie allowed herself to think of a peaceful love.....Two people, their heads propped up on pillows. They each read a book.…

Books for Breakfast #42

Book Reviews

August is quickly coming to an end and I managed to squeeze in my last book right before the month ended! Phew! That was a close one! This time I read: The Light Between Oceans by M. L . Stedman &  Galapagos by Kurt Vonnegut  I've wanted to read this book for a quite a while, but always put off getting it when I came across it in lieu of…

Books for Breakfast #37

Book Reviews

This breakfast went by extremely fast! I ran out of frosted mini wheats, and had to move on to my special K cereal. Man, we have way too much cereal in the pantry! But anyways, the reads went by faster than I can eat all that cereal!! Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk & Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris I watched the movie a long, long time ago. (I want…

Books for Breakfast #34

Book Reviews

A yummy breakfast today did not include Ice-Nine, but instead Starbucks pastries! Yum! (Don't know what Ice-Nine is? Read Cat's Cradle!) A Place at the Table by Susan Rebecca White & Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut I grabbed this book at Target at complete random...well okay, I was trying to find a book for my mom, couldn't find one, and bought one for me instead. It looked interesting and was…

Books for Breakfast #32

Book Reviews

For breakfast today I wolfed down: Cockroaches by Jo Nesbo & The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold Cockroaches is Nesbo's second Harry Hole novel and sadly...I'm reading it after I've already read all the books (basically) out of order. Oh it pains me! Things would have made SO much more sense if I would have read them in order. So I don't suggest reading them all willy nilly like I…