Hi Seekabookers, May has been A MONTH! I have been doing well during these three months of quarantine, but towards the last two weeks of May, it got to me. I started feeling sad because I miss my family and was in an off mood. I just wanted to get back outside to “normal” life. Does anyone else feel like this? Thankfully, my husband was … Continue reading May 2020 Wrap-up
Hello Seekabookers, April has gone and May has arrived! It’s been two months now since NYC has been on a pause and it’s been a whirlwind. I have been keeping myself busy with work, reading, cooking and watching Hulu/Netflix with my husband. We have been binging on TLC’s 90 Day Fiance, Happily Ever After and The Family Chantel. As you can see, we are really … Continue reading April 2020 Wrap-Up
On Tuesday, April 28th Pero Like’s Claudia Restrepo went live on Instagram with Elizabeth Acevedo; award-winning author and poet of two great novels; The Poet X, With the Fire on High and her upcoming book, Clap When You Land which comes out on May 5th. Synopsis: Clap When You Land circles around Camino Rios lives for the summers when her father visits her in the … Continue reading Pero Like Instagram Live with Elizabeth Acevedo
Dear Seekabookers, I hope everyone is doing well during this time! I have been spending my time working, reading and binge-watching too many movies and TV shows. Last Thursday, I was able to join a virtual book event hosted by Word Up Community Bookshop, The Lit.Bar, and Mil Mundos which featured six amazing authors who took time to speak about their books and journey. The … Continue reading El Gran Combo Virtual Book Event
Dear Seekabookers, I hope that you and your family are staying safe and healthy during this time! March has ended (way too long!) and we are off to April! Can’t believe that we are done with three months of the year and what a dozy has it been so far. I have been very quiet due to LIFE. Work has been crazy along with everything … Continue reading March 2020 Wrap-Up
Dear Seekabookers, We have made it through the first month of the year and now on to the second. This month I started off strong with a total of 5 books read! I read 3 books, 1 e-book and listened to 1 audio. My favorite from the list was the Union’s memoir, We’re Going To Need More Wine, and Isabel Allende’s A Long Petal from … Continue reading January 2020 Wrap-Up!
NYC is the epitome of many great places! From restaurants to shops to wonderful bookstores. I have lived here all my life, but I haven’t been able to visit every bookstore yet and the best thing is there is always a new one opening. This year I was able to visit some of the following. From my all-time favorite to new hidden gems. Strand BookstoreUnion … Continue reading NYC Bookstores Visited in 2019
I recently received book mail and was happy since I have been waiting for this! I received the anticipated release of Mayra Cuevas’s book Salty, Bitter, Sweet. Thank you @blinkyabooks and Mayra for sending this over to me. In just reading the synopsis, I am ready to dive into this sweet rom-com! Plus, I love cooking and trying new recipes, so I know that I can connect … Continue reading Salty, Bitter, Sweet
Last Thursday at the #CuentosUnidos event hosted by @penguinrandomhouse, we were given the upcoming release of Isabel Allende’s new novel, A Long Petal of the Sea. ⭐ What Is it about? In the late 1930s, when fascists topple the Spanish government, hundreds of thousands flee over the mountains to the French border. Among them is Roser, a pregnant young widow, who finds her life intertwined with that of … Continue reading A Long Petal of the Sea
Hola Seekabookers, This past weekend I was able to take a four day trip with my husband to Toronto, Canada. It was both our first time there and it was a great four day walking around and discovering the many places Toronto has to offer. I am going to be breaking it down day by day of our activities. Day One: We arrived on Wednesday … Continue reading Trip to Toronto!