Book Review / Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Put this on a list of books most likely to be recommended to my Grandmother. Here is a book that hooked me right from the start. John Ames is an elderly minister who is dying of a heart condition. He writes about his life addressed to his six-year-old son so he can have something to …

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East of Eden Readalong

Hey friends! The time has come where I reached my reread of East of Eden by John Steinbeck. To make this experience more fun I decided to host a read-along through Goodreads. I will link the group below. The read will begin June 1st. You are welcome to begin anytime you would like and finish whenever …

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Book Review / The Wayward Bus by John Steinbeck

There's something so entertaining to me about a bunch of strangers, each coming from different walks of life, who become stuck on a bus together and are forced to coincide despite their desire to be absolutely anywhere else. But it has to be written with distinct characters or it doesn't work. The Wayward Bus is …

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I’m Back! + Review of Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Hey bloggers! I'm back. I'm still alive and reading. Still making my way through Steinbeck's books slowly but surely. Freshly off a reread of Cannery Row, thought I'd share some thoughts and get back into the habit of posting reviews. I also may look to dip into more things entertainment related-- more books, music, movies, television. …

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