Booklr Questions – Do you read Fan-fiction?

Do you read Fan-fiction? When I was in high school, I used to read a lot of fan-fiction about some of my favorite TV shows, like Mobile Suit Gundam Wing. My favorites were the ones that centered on Heero Yuy, one of the five primary gundam pilots. These days, I don’t really read fan-fiction anymore. Read More …

Cut Me Loose – A Review

I recently received a copy of Cut Me Loose: Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood from NetGalley and Penguin Books. And I’m super excited to share this book with you.  Cut Me Loose chronicles the early life of Leah Vincent, in her transition from Ultra-Orthodox Jewish girl, to secular woman. So what’s this book Read More …

Booklr Questions – What is your favorite genre?

What is your favorite genre? Since I was a child, fantasy has always spoken to me. When I was scared, or anxious, about something I could escape to another world – one that was full of wondrous things, like talking dragons, and beings that could travel between worlds. The books I remember most from my Read More …

Booklr Questions – Who are your favorite book characters?

Who are your favorite book characters? It’s so easy for me to fall in love with characters in books, but rarely because they are sweet.  I find myself falling in love with the brave, the decisive, and the eccentric. A few of my favorites are: Lettie Hempstock in Ocean at the End of the Lane Read More …

My Kitchen Wars – A Review

I recently received a digital copy of My Kitchen Wars for review from Open Road Integrated Media and NetGalley. Originally published in 1999, the new ebook edition makes My Kitchen Wars by Betty Fussell a much easier book to find. So what’s this book about anyway? A Synopsis – A survivor of the domestic revolutions that Read More …

Booklr Questions – What is the worst book you’ve ever read?

What is the worst book you’ve ever read? I try not to hate books, though I can often tell you things I don’t love about them.  My biggest beef is with (usually self-publsihed) books that obviously haven’t been edited.  I read a book a few months ago that took place in winter, and while the Read More …