Short and Sweet Reviews

Everything Everything—Nicole Yoon  Well.  Well.  Bloody hell.  Look, there might be spoilers in this review. Take it or leave it.  This book was amazing. I love a well written young adult novel that takes a hot minute to read and is a DAMN good story.  This book was about a girl with some sort ofContinue reading “Short and Sweet Reviews”

We’re Going to Need More Wine–Gabrielle Union

This woman. THIS WOMAN.  She’s a badass. BAD. ASS.  You know when you see a book written by an actress and you’re like “Meh, I liked her. Maybe I’ll give it a read.”  Well thank FUCK I DID. This introduced me to a fucking FORCE of a woman.  I learned so much from Gabrielle inContinue reading “We’re Going to Need More Wine–Gabrielle Union”

Becoming–Michelle Obama

Not going to lie, I thought this would be boring. I love Michelle Obama, she is a fun time for a First Lady. But because of BEING a First Lady, I thought she was going to have to shove a bunch of stuff under the rug. And she didn’t.  She was honest about how sheContinue reading “Becoming–Michelle Obama”

This Will Only Hurt a Little–Busy Philipps

I haven’t always loved Busy Philipps. Or rather, her characters. I’m looking at whoever she played on Dawson’s Creek. But I was also like early teens when I was watching that show, so really, I had no stake in the game.  BUT. I did love her in Freaks and Geeks. And Cougar Town was hilarious.Continue reading “This Will Only Hurt a Little–Busy Philipps”

Born a Crime–Trevor Noah

This man.  Born in South Africa, raised by a loving but hardheaded faith-driven woman, his father a Swiss-man that he barely had a relationship with because he was white and it was legitimately a crime for them to be family. This was another book that I listened to on audiotape because I got into aContinue reading “Born a Crime–Trevor Noah”

Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things—Jenny Lawson

After reading the horror show that is ‘A Simple Favor’ I needed a HUGE laugh and a promise of no incest.  Enter Jenny Lawson.  I had read one of her other books so I knew what I was getting into. The issue I had with this one is simple: I listened to it on audiobookContinue reading “Furiously Happy: A Funny Book About Horrible Things—Jenny Lawson”

A Simple Favor–Darcey Bell

The first for the new book club! (Check on instagram for @derangedbookclub where I post all about books and do a live book club at the end of each month.) [Editors Note: DerangedBookClub has since been cancelled because I got too busy with schoolwork and trying to become a librarian. However. I stand by theContinue reading “A Simple Favor–Darcey Bell”