2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 3 books toward her goal of 245 books.

Interested in Author Events about New Titles?

Happy May! With warmer days ahead, it’s the perfect time to discover your next beach read—and what better way than hearing the author talk about their books themselves? Dutton & Plume offer the following information on several fun events coming up this month…


By John Green May 17, 7:30pm ET

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Book Review: Fragile World by Kerby Rosanes

Oh. My. Goodness! This one is more art than coloring book…

Here’s the blurb: Fragile World is a coloring book to savor, exploring fifty-six endangered, vulnerable, and threatened animals and landscapes—from the Tapanuli orangutan to the hawksbill turtle, from Philippine bat caves to the Baltic Sea.


Excerpt: Committed by Paolina Milana

About the Book

Los Angeles – May 2021 – Imagine keeping a family secret about your mother’s mental illness and growing up as one of the offspring charged with “caring for crazy.” Then, to compound the horror, witnessing another version of schizophrenia as it consumes your younger sister – who you practically raised yourself, thanks […]

Book Review: The Ladies of the Secret Circus by Constance Sayers

This was such a brilliant tale! I love when an author comes up with a wholly original construct, and Constance Sayers is an expert at that.. She blends history, family, good vs. evil, murder, the circus, and mystery together into a seamless whole here that I found absolutely magical and enthralling from the first pages. […]

Book Review: The Perfect Daughter by T.J. Morgan

I find dissociative identity disorder fascinating to read about. The ability of the mind to protect itself by splintering into personality fragments is a mind-boggling feat, and while stories that address this happening are always painful to read because only horrific trauma produces this result, they also offer compelling glimpses into how our minds work.