#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye

Book Title: The Bluest Eye

Author: Toni Morrison

Genre: Literary fiction

Published Date: November 28, 1993

This #TBT review was originally posted on February 28, 2008 and was read for a number of reading challenges: My Year of Living Dangerously, A to Z Authors (M);   and 101 Books in 1,001 Days. Continue reading “#TBT Review: The Bluest Eye”

Famous Last Words…

I am blushing when saying the following famous last words in that I wasn’t going to lock myself into reading challenges in 2018 (except for Modern Mrs. Darcy’s challenge). Well…I thought that the Popsugar Challenge sounded interesting to me…and the way I talked myself into it was…well, there were quite a number of selections that I could use that would deplete my tsundoku  and also allow me to read  books in my preferred genre, suspense/thriller. Continue reading “Famous Last Words…”

Back to Grade School Book Review

Book Title: From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Author: E. L. Konigsburg

Genre: Children’s Book

Published Date: 1967

Rating: 5 stars

Challenges: Goodreads (#2 0f 68), Popsugar (Book Set in the Decade I Was Born) Continue reading “Back to Grade School Book Review”

Getting Tea’ed in a Deluxe Way

At the beginning of this year, I was on a hunt for some new tea leaves. I was bored with the selections in my tins and needed some recommendations. As luck would have it, while I was listening to an episode of The Knitmore Girls, I discovered a new company to try. Jasmin and Gigi raved about a company named Plum Deluxe. Continue reading “Getting Tea’ed in a Deluxe Way”