Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

So I’ll be honest, I never knew that the original Grimm fairytale of Cinderella involved the stepsisters cutting off part of their feet in order to make the glass slipper fit. So when this book started off that way, it was quite a bit of a shock. I started off hesitant while reading this book. I had a hard time reconciling it with the Disney version of Cinderella that everyone knows. But I’m glad I kept going. Watching Isabell grow into the woman that she was meant to be and not the woman that her mother wanted her to be, … Continue reading Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly

The Memory Thief by Lauren Mansy

“…being brave doesn’t mean that you aren’t afraid of anything. Just that the fear doesn’t stop you from fighting for something you believe in.” I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review: 🌟🌟🌟 Thank you, NetGalley! When the book started, I immediately thought…okay, another dystopian end-of-world type of book. And while, yes this is a good way to classify it, it was also different than others that I have read. I loved the way the Gifted’s Gifts worked and how their gifts could vary from person to person, even within the skill they had. … Continue reading The Memory Thief by Lauren Mansy

Almost Interesting by David Spade

“FYI, this book is not that serious. This is meant to be read when super bored, then forgotten fifteen minutes later. It could be read cover-to-cover during one medium-to-severe case of diarrhea.” Well one thing is for sure, David Spade was right, this book was not that serious…this audiobook was hilarious! And it was not forgotten 15 minutes later. I knew of David Spade only from his role in Rules of Engagement where I thought he was hilarious. I saw this book on Audible, and when I saw Spade was the narrator…I had to try it. And I’m so glad … Continue reading Almost Interesting by David Spade