6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

This week, I finished the 32nd book that I’ve read so far this year. My overall goal is to read at least 40 books in 2018 and I’m not entirely sure I’m going to hit that landmark, but at least I’ll come close. I was talking to my Mom about my reading habits and she was astounded that I’ve managed to devour that many titles. … Continue reading 6 Tips to Reach Your Yearly Reading Goals

Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

“The Devil in the White City” was described to me as a true-crime thriller, covering the horrific murders of a serial killer who used the World Fair of Chicago to lure his victims.  I decided this would be an interesting book to fulfill one of the checklist items of my 2018 “Read Harder” challenge.  It would be intriguing and creepy, but would be far enough … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Devil in the White City

Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues

People say that you’re not supposed to judge a book by a cover. Well, don’t tell those people, but I chose to read “Reincarnation Blues” solely because it had a funky neon cover. I honestly didn’t know anything about the book except that the cover artwork was colorful and fun. Little did I know, this book’s heart was also colorful and fun. First, a little … Continue reading Bookmarked: Reincarnation Blues

Bookmarked: The Library at Mount Char

“The Library at Mount Char” is, without a doubt, one of the most interesting and unique books that I have read in quite some time. In a year in which we have seen and will see some fantastic and long-awaited releases, “The Library” may just, albeit quietly, assume the position of best fiction book I’ve read in 2018. The novel immediately thrusts you into the … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Library at Mount Char

Bookmarked: The Marauders

It’s very rare that I read an entire novel in a single day, and even rarer when I finish an entire book in one sitting. And yet, this past weekend, I found myself doing just that – Tom Cooper’s “The Marauders” is a fast-paced, wickedly-fun adventure into the marshes of Louisiana, and I just couldn’t put it down. Cooper introduces a myriad of characters that, … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Marauders