WE’VE COME TO TAKE YOU HOME BY SUSAN GANDAR BLOG TOUR

27384409724_a8cf4fbabd_b

13263959_10153470335970933_8729150281677997481_n

It’s the third day of the blog tour for We’ve Come to Take You Home! I was so excited to read this book because the premise sounded fascinating. I remember a few weeks ago when Sarah mentioned it to me and I jumped at the chance of reading it. Here’s a little info about the novel and author, Susan Gandar, as well as some of my own thoughts on We’ve Come to Take You Home.

Continue reading

HOW TO BE BOTH READ-ALONG (DAY 4)

26939056180_a66b76f0d1_b

Day number 4 of the read-along is here! We are still alternating so check out Sarah’s post from yesterday here in case you missed it.  Continue reading

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK BY PIPER KERMAN REVIEW

Title: Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison

Author: Piper Kerman

Genre: Non-fiction, Memoir

Publisher: Abacus

Publication Date: 2010

Pages: 352

Summary:

With her career, live-in boyfriend and loving family, Piper Kerman barely resembles the rebellious young woman who, over a decade ago, got mixed up with drug runners and delivered a suitcase of drug money to Europe. But when she least expects it, her reckless past catches up with her: convicted and sentenced to fifteen months at an infamous women’s prison in Connecticut, Piper becomes inmate #11187-424. From her first strip search to her final release, she learns to navigate this strange world with its arbitrary rules and codes, its unpredictable, even dangerous relationships. And she meets women from all walks of life, who surprise her with tokens of generosity, hard truths and simple acts of acceptance.

Continue reading