Category: Book Reviews.

Book Review: A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave

Book Review: A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave

Ooooookkkkaaaayyyyy-do you ever read a scary story and think “what happened to that author in his/her life that gave them the inspiration to write such a dark book?” That is exactly what I was thinking when I read A Killer Harvest by Paul Cleave, because...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Picture Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Halloween Picture Books

We get really excited about Halloween at our house. Pre-kids, my husband and I used to have a huge costume kegger each year, but now that we’re parents we decorate our house, go trick-or-treating, and attempt to get our oldest into the Halloween spirit without...
Book Review: Up From Freedom by Wayne Grady

Book Review: Up From Freedom by Wayne Grady

Up From Freedom by Wayne Grady is the next stop on my ‘can-lit’ tour, which I read in preparation for the Wordfest event I just hosted on Tuesday. I read his last book Emancipation Day in 2013, and in true Anne Logan style I can’t remember a thing...
Book Review: The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

Book Review: The Mars Room by Rachel Kushner

I’ll freely admit that all the knowledge perceptions I have about jail come from Netflix’s Orange is the New Black. I also watched a documentary once about solitary confinement, which also happened to be on Netflix. Anyway, my point is that I know barely...
Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Back to School Picture Books

Ivereadthis Jr. Edition: Back to School Picture Books

Before this year, my daughter attended daycare twice a week to give me some time to myself, but starting this past September, she’s begun attending a full-day preschool, which feels awfully similar to Kindergarten (for both her and myself!). It was this shift in...
Video Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

Video Review: Vi by Kim Thuy

Technically this is a product + book review, because not only do I regale my viewers with (somewhat) insightful comments on Kim Thuy’s latest book Vi, but I also review some local chocolate by Master Chocolat! Yes, I’m really taking to this chocolate...