Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

This was the only book I managed to read for the month of April. I didn’t plan it that way, it just sort of happened. BUT, it was phenomenal book and I’m glad I picked it up. Before We Were Yours is a historical fiction novel based around the true events involving the Memphis branch of the…

My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

I’ve had this book on my shelf for yearsssssss–and I’m talkin’ like 8ish years? I’m not even really sure why I picked it up now or why I never grabbed it sooner but it left me with SUCH a book hangover! I feel like this may be young adult fiction blasphemy, but I’ve never read…

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

I’ve had my eye on this book for quite a while–ever since I realized that the movie by the same name was created for a novel (I’m always pining for any novel that becomes a movie). And mainly because it’s so (tragically) relevant to current events in our country. I told myself I wouldn’t see…

Daughters of the Lake by Wendy Webb

I LOVED THIS BOOK! This is a book I chose for my February stack and I picked it up yesterday to start reading so I could slow my pace on The Alice Network. Within the first few chapters I was totally enthralled and could not put it down. I finished it in less than 24…

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

I have FINALLY finished this book! It feels like it took me a million years…or it could be that the beginning of the year just drags by that slowly. Anyone else feeling it? You’ll also note that this was part of my January reading stack and I’ve only just finished it in February! So now I’m behind on…