Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Reviews – September 2017

By | September 25, 2017

People have asked how I pick books to read. I have a large list entitled “books” in Google Keep and whenever someone recommends a book to me, I add it to that list. When I go to the library, I whip out my books list and see what that particular location has available immediately. I… Read More »

Book Reviews – August 2017

By | August 7, 2017

It’s book review time! I recommend the last two, but not the first two. Huh, I only read four books this month and two were in the span of two days. That’s not very impressive. What did I do with the rest of my time? The Portable Veblen, A Novel by Elizabeth McKenzie  Quirky girl who… Read More »

Book Reviews – July 2017

By | July 14, 2017

Lady luck and the universe conspired to test my coping skills recently and everything I wrote turned out really negative and complainy, not worthy of littering your inbox. Over the course of two weeks, each and every day brought something new to mope over. My laptop died and I sprained my toe, cutting me off from… Read More »

Book Reviews – June 2017

By | June 21, 2017

Oh man, I just realized I haven’t logged into Goodreads in months. I’m so bad at these social medias. I just spent some time entering in my reviews trying to catch up. It’s not very fun and I don’t know how to make myself care about stuff like this. I want to care because I… Read More »

Book Reviews March 2017

By | March 29, 2017

Hello my delicate little sunflowers! I read some more books and then I wrote down what I thought of said books. Book reviews, go! Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore: A Novel by Robin Sloane It started out strong with the possibility of mystical elements, but veered back into mundane life about halfway through. I enjoyed the style,… Read More »

Thriftygal’s Book Reviews – October 2016

By | October 11, 2016

Hey, here’s a new thing I’m doing. I like to read and I’ve started writing pithy little reviews of books I finish. Okay, that’s not accurate. Pithy implies short, but full of substance. My reviews are mostly rubbish. If my review of the book makes it sound interesting and if you click on the link and if… Read More »