Book Reviews, Monthly Updates

September Wrap Up #monthlyrecap #minibookreviews #orangecountyreads

September was a great month – lots of fun things happened, I started a BookTube channel and I posted 28 out of 30 days! Reading-wise, I finished seven fabulous books, but I DNF’d five. Ouch, I hate it when that happens! This month we had magical cellos, an Amazonian plane crash, self-driving cars, rom-com romance […]

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Announcements, Weekly Updates

The Sunday Post 92919 #sundaypost #weeklyrecap #orangecountyreads

What’s Up Bookworms?! Happy Sunday! How was your reading week? I finished After by Anna Todd and The Enlightenment of Bees by Rachel Linden last week. I enjoyed them both, but The Enlightenment of Bees was far superior in the literary sense. The characters were well written and I loved the overall writing style and […]

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Announcements

October Blog Ahead Challenge #blogaheadoctober #orangecountyreads

How’s your weekend going? We finally are having cooler weather! Shhh don’t jinx it! This is a quick announcement post. I’m joining Anna at Herding Cats & Burning Soup for an awesome October blogging challenge. Basically, during the month of October you write your little heart out and at the end of the month you […]

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Book Lists

Friday Face Off | Girls #whoruntheworld #fridayfaceoff #orangecountyreads

Happy Friday Bookworms! Just a quick post today, inspired by a Bookstagram challenge where you post a stack of books with the word “Girl” or “Girls” in the title. Here are seven books on my TBR that fit the description. Without knowing what they’re about…Which cover are you most drawn to? Which one catches your […]

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TBR

TBR Thursdays | Page 69 Test 92619 #page69test #tbrthursdays #orangecountyreads

Do you know about “the page 69 test”? The idea, floated by Canadian philosopher Marshall McLuhan, is that when you read page 69 of a book you know whether or not it’s for you. In the book HOW TO READ A NOVEL, John Sutherland suggests that readers should apply the page 69 test.  He argues […]

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Book Reviews

Book Reviews I Never Posted | In Pieces by Sally Field #waybackwednesday #bookreview #orangecountyreads

Welcome! It’s time for the weekly “Way Back Wednesday” where I work my way through books that I never posted a review for. Here’s one of my favorite Non-Fiction reads from last year. I got to hear her speak and she is as amazing and energetic as you would think. In Pieces by Sally Field […]

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Book Lists, Top Ten Lists

Top Ten Tuesday | Ten Books on My Fall TBR 92419 #toptentuesday #falltbr #orangecountyreads

Good Morning! It’s officially FALL and here in California, we’re supposed to have a high of 91 degrees…typical when we want to break out the sweaters and boots! I’m back today with a new Top Ten Tuesday post. This weeks topic is “Books On My Fall 2019 TBR” The Nobodies by Liza Palmer (9/10) Why […]

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Book Lists

Flashback Post| Which Books Were Popular 18 Years Ago? #orangecountyreads #2001Flashback

Happy First Day of Fall! 🍁 Today is our 18th wedding anniversary and I thought I’d take a peek at some of the books that were published that year. I wasn’t reading much back then and not surprisingly I’ve only read 7 of the titles here. Interestingly, at least 10 of them have been made […]

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