Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life by Kyran Pittman {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Planting Dandelions: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life by Kyran Pittman
(Book overview found on Goodreads.com)

In the family of Jen Lancaster and Elizabeth Gilbert, Kyran Pittman is the laid-back middle sister: warm and witty and confiding, with an addictively smart and genuine voice-but married with three kids and living in the heartland.… Read the rest

When in Doubt, Add Butter by Beth Harbison {52 Books in a Year}

My goal is to read 52 books in 2012.  Good or bad, as I read, I will be reviewing the books here.  Be sure to leave a comment and tell me about your favorite books!

Disclaimer: I received an advanced reading copy (ARC) as part of Goodreads First Reads program on goodreads.com.Read the rest

Book Review – The Blue Orchard by Jackson Taylor

I must admit that 8 times out of 10 I am drawn to a book by it’s cover.  I know, “Never judge a book by it’s cover.”  But some of the covers just look so nice.  Truthfully I HATE knowing anything about a book before I read it.  I RARELY read the book jacket.  I always find they give away too much.  I like to be suprised.  So that leaves me three options for choosing a book.  8 out of 10 times I choose based on the cover.  1 out of 10 I choose based on a recommendation by a friend and 1 out of 10 I choose based on genre.… Read the rest