What does Arkansas have against pizza?

My husband wondered aloud what the state of Arkansas had against pizza while we were playing the Alphabet Game on a long drive to Conway, Arkansas. Obviously, he couldn’t find a ‘z’ (and, full disclosure, I found the ‘z’ first and won). We stopped at two bookstores while we visited Conway, a secondhand store calledContinue reading “What does Arkansas have against pizza?”

Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue has an audacious tagline, something about a girl you won’t remember and a story you won’t forget. There is a half-truth in that otherwise misleading piece of marketing matter – I truly do remember little about Addie LaRue. I read this book over six months ago, and the onlyContinue reading “Review: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue”

Review: At Least You Have Your Health

Thank you to Net Galley, Berkley Publishing Group, and Madi Sinha for the chance to review this ARC. — I was surprised by how much I enjoyed reading At Least You Have Your Health. The healthcare of the ultra-rich was a world I had absolutely no bearings in, so I have no idea how much ofContinue reading “Review: At Least You Have Your Health”

Review: Where the Crawdads Sing

WARNING: Here there be spoilers — Let me preface this by saying that, due its status as a worldwide phenomenon, I wanted to *not* like Where the Crawdads Sing. I wanted to find something about it to pick apart so I could set myself apart from the millions who love it. And, aside from theContinue reading “Review: Where the Crawdads Sing”

Review: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

WARNING: Here there be spoilers — It didn’t take me getting far into the book for me to know that this story was going to stay with me for a while. I got a lot out of this book, but to say I enjoyed it would be inaccurate. I never really sympathized with Kellen. MaybeContinue reading “Review: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things”