Bookmarked: West

Book Summary When the bones of a large, unknown creature crop up in the muds of Kentucky, Cy Bellman reads about the discovery in the newspaper and is absolutely captivated. As he goes through the motions of his daily life, he daydreams about the bones and the beasts to which they could possibly belong. Are the animals carnivores or herbivores? Do they travel in packs … Continue reading Bookmarked: West

Bookmarked: The Wife Between Us

I’ll try to keep this short and sweet, as it’s very difficult to discuss this novel without potentially spoiling the story for any new readers. That said, I highly recommend that if you haven’t already read this book, you go into it completely blind. The less you know about the story, the better it will be. Book Summary What would you do if your world … Continue reading Bookmarked: The Wife Between Us

Bookmarked: Watership Down

With the recent release of Netflix and BBC’s adaptation of “Watership Down,” I wanted to re-read the novel before setting in to watch the series. Here’s my review of the book. Book Summary “Watership Down” is a modern classic that follows the exploits of a group of rabbits who defect from their home warren and set out on an adventure to find a new homeland … Continue reading Bookmarked: Watership Down

Bookmarked: You

Book Summary: “You” follows Russell on his foray into game design when he joins “Black Arts,” a development team started by a group of his old high school friends. His friends turned their school coding project into a grandiose and successful franchise of fantasy RPGs, while Russell drifted away during college in an attempt to distance himself from his “nerdy” past. However, after feeling lost … Continue reading Bookmarked: You

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