-The Girls by Emma Cline: I heard great things about this book but just couldn’t get into it. It didn’t seem that interesting. – The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson: This book goes back and forth between “present day” and the past. I thought the… Continue reading 5 Books I Didn’t Finish & Why
This book sounded interesting, seemed to be getting a lot of great press and ending up on a lot of “need to read” lists so I read it. Some parts were alright but for the most part it was boring. I haven’t read any other books by this author but didn’t like his style or… Continue reading Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
It’s Saturday and earlier today I made a plan to go to the bathroom, put on socks, eat a banana and check the mail. I wanted to do things in that order so that I could throw out the banana peel in the shared trash bin by the mail boxes instead of putting it in… Continue reading It’s Saturday.
I was thinking about the quote that goes something like this: “Never be afraid to try something new. Remember, amateurs built the ark; professionals built the Titanic.” And at first, it seems very clever and very motivating and very true; it makes such a good point. However, I watched this documentary a while back called… Continue reading The Ark vs Titanic
This book was just okay. The idea of it was really good and some parts are alright but overall it really isn’t worth reading. It is overly predictable so the end isn’t that great. And if you do not want to read about a lesbian relationship in detail, then I definitely wouldn’t recommend this book.… Continue reading Book Review: The Good Daughters by Joyce Maynard
Prosperity destroys chew toys. We have to shop in the dog section for toys that will at least last a little while. Sometimes he just sits and chews – gnaws – on these toys. We bought some cat dental “toys” a while back and those were destroyed in no time, ripped into pieces and one… Continue reading Dog Chew Toys for Cats.