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Book Review Roundup: This Raging Light + Truly Madly Famously

Book Review Roundup: This Raging Light + Truly Madly Famously

Need some fun new YA summer beach reads? Recommendations coming right up! Check out some of the latest excerpts from my most recent review contributions to Miss Literati within:  Advertisements

Book Review Roundup: Immaculate + The Wrong Side Of Right

No matter how busy I get, I always find time to read a few pages of a book each day. Sometimes I find myself nodding off to sleep while trying to squeeze in a few chapters late at night, and other times I’m wide awake as I get through a thrilling novel. Or then there […]

Book Review: Becoming Maria by Sonia Manzano

Sesame Street was such an important part of everyone’s childhood, but what was the real-life actress who played the iconic character Maria like as a kid herself? The show’s very own Sonia Manzano has penned a new memoir, titled Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx, that tells her personal coming-of-age story — […]

Picking Up by Robin Nagle

How much time do you think about your trash? The garbage you put out on the street, the trash you throw into city wastebaskets, and (sadly) for some of you out there, the trash that you litter on the street. Not much right? We only really seem to think about it when it’s negatively affecting […]

Divergent x Sephora Makeup Collection

Are you ready for the most kick-ass beauty collection ever released by Sephora? The beauty superbrand’s latest collaboration is with the upcoming movie, Divergent. The film, featuring Shailene Woodley as Tris Prior and Theo James as Four Eaton is an amped-up version of the favorite novel of the same title, but the makeup collection the franchise has inspired is […]

Relish: An Adventure In Food, Style, and Everyday Fun

You probably know Daphne Oz as a co-host from ABC’s clever food-based talk show, The Chew. So you already probably know how awesome her recipes are, and that she frequently puts a new spin on old favorites. She frequently makes vegetarian and vegan-friendly meals, which I always appreciate. In her new book, Relish: An Adventure In […]

Goose: The Outrageous Life & Times of a Football Guy

I’d be lying if I told you I didn’t know precisely why I picked up Super Bowl champ/ football commentator Tony Siragusa’s memoir. He grew up in Kenilworth, New Jersey: a town all of two blocks wide that directly borders my own hometown. So when his book came out, my town library set up a […]