In general, we believe most attempts to ban books are attempts to shut down conversations about topics people are uncomfortable with.
Okay readers, before we get started on this review, one small caveat: We have not watched...any...of Mindy Kaling’s TV comedy. (Bethany has seen No Strings Attached, and Kaling’s character was the only one she actually liked in that movie.) We did know that the commercials for her self-titled TV series, The Mindy Project, were funny, but unfortunately neither of us spend much of our scarce free time watching comedy.
It’s National First Love Day! Now, you might be thinking, “Love? Why isn’t Bethany doing this review?
I’ve been had, reader! Tricked, duped, swindled, bamboozled, deceived even! I “purchased” Bride, the first book in The Deceit Duet by Logan Chance, for free on Amazon Kindle. By the time I was hooked, I realized that this was not going to be a standalone romance. I would have to buy Groom to find out what happens to the characters...so, of course, I did. Luckily, Groom was only $2.99, so I’m only a little bitter...
It’s Friday the 13th! So of course, I’m reviewing a book involving a bunch of young white people on a vacation that goes terribly wrong.
Today is Patriot Day in the United States, so I knew I wanted to review a contemporary romantic suspense novel with an FBI or CIA agent as a character. When I saw Sizzle, by Julie Garwood, in the queue of books I have crowding up my Kindle app, I knew it was the one. Julie Garwood always engages me with her strong protagonists - both male and female - and the unlikely events that she puts them through.
With all the dystopian and end-of-the-world type books I’ve been reading lately, it was only a matter of time before I got to The Road by Cormac McCarthy.
Today's National Read-a-Book Day and we're celebrating by not only reading, but posing with our books! Have you seen the bookface trend going around? We have, and we knew we had to jump on the bandwagon. Here's Jeriann with her next Isabel Allende read: And here's Bethany! This Lisa Gardner book cover definitely called for…
I have a confession to make, Readers: I know that romance novels all end up sounding the same after a while. Just ask my boyfriend! When people ask me what I’m reading, he likes to joke that he can guess what it’s about without even hearing the title...
I really wanted to review a book about unions for Labor Day, but most of the ones I found were either pretty expensive or not really what I wanted to focus on. Then, I remembered that I have Emergent Strategy.