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
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!
Dear Seekabookers! I hope everyone had a great month! Can you believe that it is already October? Can you believe that there is only two months left of the year! I know too early to think about, but still, this year has flown by fast. Also, I am ready for sweater weather! I miss layering up and fall clothing, but I am not excited for … Continue reading September 2019 Wrap-Up!
Hello from LA, I am currently in LA at the airport waiting for my flight to board to NYC. I was here for a week for work and took some time off to visit family. This is my first time in Los Angeles, California in general, and I LOVE IT! I can literally see myself living here. I love the weather, OMG, the weather is … Continue reading July Wrap-Up + LA
Title: The Friend Zone Author: Abby Jimenez Rate: 5/5 Bookstore: Amazon Publisher: Forever Romance Date Published: June 11, 2019 Synopsis: Kristen Peterson doesn’t do drama, will fight to the death for her friends, and has no room in her life for guys who just don’t get her. She’s also keeping a big secret: facing a medically necessary procedure that will make it impossible for her to have … Continue reading The Friend Zone
Title: Naturally Tan Author: Tan France Rate: 4/5 Bookstore: Target Publisher: St. Martin’s Press Date Published: June 4, 2019 Synopsis: In this heartfelt, funny, touching memoir, Tan France, star of Netflix’s smash-hit QUEER EYE, tells his origin story for the first time. With his trademark wit, humor, and radical compassion, Tan reveals what it was like to grow up gay in a traditional Muslim family, as one … Continue reading Naturally Tan
Hi Seekabookers! April has ended and we are off to start May. Can you believe?! April was pretty busy for me in regards to work and traveling. Earlier in the month, I went to Dallas, TX to visit my college best friend who I haven’t seen in the last 2 years. It was nice to spend time with her husband and their new baby! Of … Continue reading April 2019 Wrap-Up!
Title: We Set the Dark on Fire Author: Tehlor Kay Mejia Rate: 3.5/5 Bookstore: Barnes & Nobles Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Date Published: February 26, 2019 Synopsis: At the Medio School for Girls, distinguished young women are trained for one of two roles in their polarized society. Depending on her specialization, a graduate will one day run her husband’s household or raise his children, but both wives … Continue reading We Set the Dark on Fire
Title: The House on Mango Street Author: Sandra Cisneros Rate: 5/5 Bookstore: Barnes & Noble Publisher: Vintage Publishing Synopsis: The House on Mango Street is the remarkable story of Esperanza Cordero. Told in a series of vignettes — sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes deeply joyous — it is the story of a young Latina girl growing up in Chicago, inventing for herself who and what she will become. Few … Continue reading The House on Mango Street