Logging Off by Nick Spalding

From bestselling author Nick Spalding comes a hilarious, uplifting story about one man’s attempt to live a tech free life. Andy Bellows is in a right state. Plagued with insomnia, anxiety and neckache, he’s convinced there’s something seriously wrong with him. And the worst thing is that his doctor agrees. The diagnosis: Andy is in the grip of a self-destructive addiction to technology—he just cannot put that bloody mobile phone down. Texting, tweeting, gaming and online dating—technology rules Andy’s life. His phone even monitors his bowel movements. So how will he cope when he’s forced to follow doctor’s orders and … Continue reading Logging Off by Nick Spalding

Saving Zoë by Alyson Noel

One of my favorite aspects of Book of the Month is that you can add extra books to your monthly box for a very reasonable cost. When I saw Saving Zoë, I knew I needed to add it to my box, and I am so glad I did. Read along at your own risk for spoilers! Overall, I was very happy with this book. While it is mostly superficial, it did delve a little into potential dangerous circumstances that surround teenagers: drugs, alcohol, sex, meeting strangers, and all of the risks that go along with these topics. I would have liked … Continue reading Saving Zoë by Alyson Noel

Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra

Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra is the first book that I received through Book of the Month’s YA Program. I have very mixed feelings regarding this book honestly but the part that I adore with BOTM, is that it encourages me to read books that I normally would not look at. Which is definitely the case with Symptoms of a Heartbreak. I loved the idea of a 16 year old “girl genius” doctor. However, I didn’t like the way that she was portrayed. I felt that if she is supposed to be a “genius” and a board-certified doctor, … Continue reading Symptoms of a Heartbreak by Sona Charaipotra

Rory Gilmore’s Reading List

One of my all-time favorite TV shows is Gilmore Girls. In it, Rory Gilmore is a huge book fanatic. I came across a list of the books she read on Buzzfeed.com and knew that I needed to read all of the books as well. Here is the link to the book list: Gilmore Girls I will also have the list on here and will check off each book as I have read/reread it: 1. 1984 by George Orwell 2. Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain 3. Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll ✔ 4. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by … Continue reading Rory Gilmore’s Reading List

Reading Lists

I am 100% addicted to reading. It is how I relax. I set a goal for 2015 of reading 150 books, I have now surpassed it. I am continuously on the hunt for new books to read. I also love to rediscover old books that can captivate my attention all over again. For these reasons, I am always on the lookout for fun reading/book lists to complete. And what better way to track my progress than by doing it on here. Please note: I will only check off a book on the list by reading it for the first time … Continue reading Reading Lists