Book Review: Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan

Part Revenge, part Pretty Little Liars, Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan is an absolute summer treat. In this delightful melange of suspense and romance, Ryan keeps you on the edge of your seat guessing until the very end. Read More Book Review: Daughter of Deep Silence by Carrie Ryan

This Week in Lady Reads

In case you missed them, here’s what we were reading last week about a recently retracted study, Game of Thrones, and much more. Plus, NSFW pics of a Harry Potter actor that, let’s face it, you’ve probably seen by now, but it can’t hurt to look again, amirite? Read More This Week in Lady Reads

We Try It: Free Books on E-Readers

Sumertime equals reading time at my house. The children are reading for the summer program at our local library as well as keeping track of their time spent reading for school. I try to spend at least a half hour a day reading myself, and on pool days or road trip days, I log more time.  Read More We Try It: Free Books on E-Readers

Summer Reading: Four Books That Were Made into Classic Films

Looking for a beach read that has some substance? Here are four books that promise to have both, and there’s a bonus: Each of these books was the basis for a classic film that you can watch once you’re finished. How cool is that?

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Five New Biographies to Read This Summer

Since it’s almost the middle of May and just weeks away from the unofficial start of summer, I’m getting my summer reading list set.  Here are five biographies  that are currently on my to-read list.  What do they all have in common?  They’re all about badass women in history. Read More Five New Biographies to Read This Summer

Ask a Librarian: Decks and Drinks Books

Last Saturday was gorgeous here – in the 80s and sunny, the perfect weather for putting a chair (or, if you’re as lazy as I can be, an air mattress) on the deck, propping your feet up, pouring a cold drink, and falling into a book. On sunny summer days, I don’t want my usual fantasy or romance, but I also don’t want something “literary.” For me, summer days call for a specific kind of literature, the kind with lots of money, long-range revenge schemes, constant fashion name-dropping, and sex between beautiful people. In short, summer calls for trashy fun. Read More Ask a Librarian: Decks and Drinks Books