Book Review | Pleased to Meet Me by Bill Sullivan #pleasedtomeetme @tlcbooktours @wjsullivanjr #orangecountyreads

Welcome to our stop on the tour for PLEASED TO MEET ME: Genes, Germs, and the Curious Forces That Make Us Who We Are by Bill Sullivan. Thank you to Trish at TLC Book Tours for including us and sending the free review copy. I took this book on vacation and kept reading sections to…

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Book Review | Slay Like A Mother by Katherine Wintsch #slaylikeamother #sourcebooks #suzyapprovedbooktours

Genre: Nonfiction Published: March 19, 2019 Pages: 304 My Review: This was a very clever and relevant nonfiction book about not listening to the self-doubt that we tell ourselves as we navigate parenting and life. Lots of funny, relatable stories and references made for an entertaining read. Where was this book ten years ago? My…

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Author Spotlight | Inheritance by Dani Shapiro #nonfiction #genetics

It’s funny how the universe works, right? Honestly this book wasn’t even on my radar. I was actually driving an hour to a book signing because the interview-er was someone I’ve always loved and admired. The premise sounded interesting enough and I hadn’t been to this particular bookstore before, so why not? So imagine my…

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Book Review | Maid by Stephanie Land #bookreview

Genre: Nonfiction, Memoir Published:January 22, 2019 Pages: 288 🍊🍊/5 My Review: To begin, I applaud the author and her incredible determination and perseverance in supporting her young daughter by doing menial and demeaning cleaning jobs. However I was disappointed in this memoir. The chapters felt repetitive and non emotional as she recounts the details about…

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Book Review | I’ll Be There For You: The One About Friends by Kelsey Miller #bookreview #friendstv

Genre: Nonfiction, Pop Culture Published: October 23, 2018 Pages: 304 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: How you doin’? Marcel, did you poo in the shoe? PIVOT! PIVOT! Chanandler Bong Princess Consuela Banana Hammock I graduated in the early 90s so in 1994 when the show premiered I was already in the working world. From what I can…

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Book Review: Educated by Tara Westover #bookreview #educated #nonfiction

Genre: Memoir, Nonfiction Published: February 20, 2018 Pages: 334 🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: Publishing a memoir that puts everything on the table and doesn’t shrink from the unpleasant and straight-up tragic must be a terrifying and emotional experience. Tara Westover had a sheltered childhood living in a strict Mormon home in Idaho. She was homeschooled and…

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2019 Challenges | Tracking Page #2019ReaderChallenges

2019 Challenges – Tracking and Links Updated 4/13/19 | This page will be updated regularly to track our progress on various Reader/Blogger challenges throughout 2019. Want more challenges? Check out Part one, two and three of our “Challenge Yourself” post roundup. Blog All About It – Monthly Post, Word Theme click here for signup details……

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November 2018 | Month in Review

How was your month?! It was a busy and productive November here at OrangeCountyReaders and we are very Thankful ❤️ Let’s see… I read 1️⃣9️⃣ Books I posted 8️⃣ Book Reviews (Links go to my reviews.) Good Luck With That | A Thousand Doors | Wicked Weaves | Ghastly Glass | Ghosted | It Began…

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