Thoughts on “The Palace of Illusions” by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

After reading One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni a few years ago, I’ve been stockpiling Divakaruni’s books when I come across them. I picked up The Palace of Illusions on a trip to India and have been meaning to read it since. I’m so glad I finally put it on my TBR Pile Challenge list! […]

Thoughts on “Going Somewhere” by Brian Benson

I received a copy of Going Somewhere by Brian Benson for review through the LibraryThing Early Reviewers program. About the Book: Going Somewhere is mostly about a cross-country bike trip Brian Benson, the author, took with his girlfriend, Rachel. After meeting in South America and then returning to their respective homes in Wisconsin (Brian) and Oregon […]

Thoughts on “Frog Music” by Emma Donoghue (Audiobook)

I never read Room. I know it’s supposedly wonderful, but I couldn’t get past the subject matter. I was curious about Emma Donogue, though, so when I found the audiobook version of Frog Music at my library, I decided to give it a listen. About the Book: Blanche Beunon is perfectly happy with her life in […]

Thoughts on the “Fire and Thorns” Trilogy by Rae Carson (Audiobooks)

I originally encountered The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson, the first book in The Fire and Thorns trilogy, on Instagram. The recommendation came from someone whose opinion I trust, so I borrowed the audio from my library to give it a go. Best. Decision. Ever! Luckily my library had The Crown of Embers and The […]

Thoughts on “Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister” by Gregory Maguire (Audiobook)

I’ve been on a Gregory Maguire binge lately. Not so much because I’ve been loving his books, but more because they’ve been taking up space on my shelves and I wanted to know if they deserved their place! I recently tore through the Wicked Years series, then listened to Mirror, Mirror (which I didn’t like […]