Big Little Lies

Author: Liane Moriarty Rating: 2.5 / 5 stars Verdict: Bury “What if I was a bit overweight and not especially pretty?  Why is that so terrible?  So disgusting?  Why is that the end of the world?” First of all, what’s up with the cover?  Bubble gum, I could have understood.  But a lollipop?  Does anyone … More Big Little Lies

One More Light

I remember when I first got Hybrid Theory.  I don’t remember how old I was.  I don’t even remember how I was listening to it.  But man, I remember my mom’s comment.  One Step Closer came over the speaker and I yelled along “Shut up when I’m talking to you.  SHUT UP!  SHUT UP!  SHUT … More One More Light

Chickpea Salad

This recipe is derived from the Summery Chickpea Salad recipe from Cooking Light’s website. Servings: 4 Active Time: 10 minutes Total Time: 10 minutes Approximate Cost per Serving: $1.00 Ingredients: 1 pint grape tomatoes 1 (15 – 16oz) can of chickpeas/garbanzo beans 1/2 large cucumber 1/4 large red onion 1/3 cup of garden herbs (original … More Chickpea Salad

Thirteen Reasons Why

Author: Jay Asher Rating: 4.5 / 5 stars Verdict: Buy I locked out the stars and I never saw lightning again. Hannah Baker lives a typical teen life.  She goes to school.  She works a minimum wage job.  She isn’t the most popular kid in school, but she isn’t a complete outcast.  She’s likeable enough, … More Thirteen Reasons Why


Author: Cheryl Strayed Rating: 4 / 5 stars Verdict: Buy “I think it’s neat you do what you want.  Not enough chicks do that, if you ask me – just tell society and their expectations to go fuck themselves.  If more women did that, we’d be better off.” Cheryl’s life has never been easy.  An … More Wild