Thursdays are for Wishing it was Friday

I did not realize my last blog post was so long ago and that brings me much sadness since it means I am behind in my reading! The end of the semester always has a knack of doing this, but I am looking forward to its end since it will mean I will have more…

Breaking Out of Bedlam

As many of you may be aware, the baby boomer generation is going to be the longest living generation as of yet. We are about to face the largest geriatric population we have ever had, and we do not have the necessary infrastructure in place to appropriately respond to this impending public health issue. “Breaking…

Important Book Deal Alert

Friends! On this most wonderful day, The Help, is on sale! If you have not already had the opportunity to read this book, please do! I read this book just at the beginning of my book journey, and it is a really good example, like “Kindred”, of historical fiction done RIGHT.

Book Bargains for April 11th

I would be lying if I said that I hadn’t bought books before today. I will have to be better about sharing when I buy specific books given that these book deals usually only last a day. However, regardless of my ineptitude of sharing on a consistent basis, today there are some exciting book deals!…

A Long Way Gone

“A Long Way Gone” is actually the second book by Ishmael Beah that I have had the pleasure of reading. I initially fell upon his book “Radiance of Tomorrow” at the beginning of my book journey, and it definitely helped to set the tone in regards to my book choices. Like many things in the…

A 98 Windows Computer

Sometimes I feel that I resemble a 98 Windows computer for I take forever to start up in the mornings, particularly Sunday mornings. I don’t know what it is…Well actually I do… my bed is bae and it is so hard to be retched from it every morning during the weekdays. So during the weekends…

Mondays Part 2

Seems that I really enjoy talking about Mondays. For today’s Monday discussion I thought it would be good to share that I missed my bus stop this morning. I was so zoned out, trying to think of all the things I needed to get done. I think that missing one’s bus stop on a Monday…

People of the Book

There are always those books that have been on your wishlist for years but you couldn’t rationalize paying the full price for it; “People of the Book” was one of those books for me. I remember seeing this book in the bookstores back when I was in high school, and being totally drawn to the…