Category: Based on true events



Review: 5 Stars to Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

Review: 5 Stars to Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

In her first work of nonfiction, the beloved star of Gilmore Girls and Parenthood recounts her experiences on Gilmore Girls – the first and second times – and shares stories about life, love, and working in Hollywood. This collection of essays is written in the intimate, hilarious, and down-to-earth voice that made her novel, Someday, Someday, Maybe, a New York Times best seller. “This book contains some stories from my life: the awkward growing up years, the confusing dating years, the fulfilling working years, and […]


Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Oooh what’s this? “Bout Of Books 11” August fun!

Fancy doing something different for August? Why not do what I’m doing? Sign up to Bout Of Books 11! Don’t know what it’s about? The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number […]


4.5 stars to Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Posted 10 January, 2014 by katheryn13 in Based on true events, Reviews, YA / 0 Comments
4.5 stars to Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

That morning, my brother’s life was worth a pocket watch . . . One night fifteen-year-old Lina, her mother and young brother are hauled from their home by Soviet guards, thrown into cattle cars and sent away. They are being deported to Siberia. An unimaginable and harrowing journey has begun. Lina doesn’t know if she’ll ever see her father or her friends again. But she refuses to give up hope. Lina hopes for her family. For her country. For her future. For love – first […]