Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live.… Continue reading Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

history and poetry

"Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily,… Continue reading history and poetry

FLYLēF turns 2!

And the baby of my darling Lonna named FLYLēF just turned 2! To celebrate, an amazing group of bloggers and I have planned posts for you to enjoy, all centered around the theme... FRIENDSHIP Please make sure to visit them, and perhaps make a new friend along the way.  FRIENDSHIP  I am delighted when I learned… Continue reading FLYLēF turns 2!

Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th - My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her… Continue reading Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

“It's what's in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th - A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead,… Continue reading Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

Book Review: The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty

44th - The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: The Silence Between Moonbeams is about life — not always romantic, and not always easy, but often beautiful. Everything is a product of the universe, the one thing about life we all share. It binds us together not… Continue reading Book Review: The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty

Book Review: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

“Reality depends on perspective, on what is paid attention to.” 43rd - Inside the O'Briens by Lisa Genova  Rating:  (Good read, definitely) What is it about: Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer,… Continue reading Book Review: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Book Review: P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

“Shoot for the moon, even if you fail, you'll land among the stars.” 42nd - P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern  Rating:  (Good read) What is it about: Holly couldn't live without her husband Gerry, until the day she had to. They were the kind of young couple who could finish each other's sentences.… Continue reading Book Review: P.S. I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

“Scared is what you're feeling. Brave is what you're doing.” 41st - Room by Emma Donoghue Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It is where he was born and grew up; it's where he lives with his Ma as they learn and read and eat… Continue reading Book Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

Book Review: Curse Breaker: Enchanted

“A fall doesn’t break you.” 58th Curse Breaker: Enchanted by Melinda Kucsera Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about:  Secrets threaten, but magic kills. Plagued by sanity-twisting magic, Sarn must unravel a deadly mystery. But he’s prevented at every turn because his life is not his own. Haunted by one of the victims, Sarn… Continue reading Book Review: Curse Breaker: Enchanted