REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger

Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger My rating: 4 of 5 stars This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books! *A galley of this book was provided by the publisher for an honest review.* Bailey Chen is all of us: just graduated, drowning in student loans, looking for the … More REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger

REVIEW: Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn My rating: 3 of 5 stars This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books! Julia Quinn is probably best known for her series on the Bridgerton’s, eight siblings and their romantic entanglements, but in Because of Miss Bridgerton, readers get a look at Edmund’s older … More REVIEW: Because of Miss Bridgerton by Julia Quinn

Modern Girl’s Guide To Life: Hosting a Dinner Party

Catch up: Chapter 1. I’m still struggling with the idea that this book is only for women. How frustrating to me that a woman will be “throwing together a dinner party” and her husband/boyfriend/significant other is just lounging on the couch! I would definitely try to split the set-up/prep. Throwing a dinner party takes a lot of … More Modern Girl’s Guide To Life: Hosting a Dinner Party

REVIEW: Pax by Sarah Pennypacker, Illustrations by Jon Klassen

Pax by Sara Pennypacker My rating: 4 of 5 stars A literary tale told from two perspectives, a boy named Peter and his fox named Pax, who are separated and must find one another. I found both perspectives to be very strong, but I liked reading from Pax’s perspective the most. It was the most … More REVIEW: Pax by Sarah Pennypacker, Illustrations by Jon Klassen

Modern Girl’s Guide To Life: Domestic Goddess

I’m back at it for another round of informational blogging! This time I’ve decide to expand beyond finances and read The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life by Jane Buckingham (William Morrow). Full disclosure, I work for the publisher, but this in no way affects my reading. I must be on some sort of self-improvement kick because I … More Modern Girl’s Guide To Life: Domestic Goddess