Home Feed
Home
Search
Search
Add Review, Blurb, Quote
Add
Activity
Activity
Profile
Profile
Lifeisasnap

Lifeisasnap

Joined May 2018

Life is a Snap!©️Booking It With Sandi || Book Reviewer, Goodreads — https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/1384639-sandra Blogger: https://sandralynnbrower.blogspot.com/ || Sporadic Traveler, & Hometown Helper.
reading now icon
The Truants by Kate Weinberg
reading now icon
A View Across the Rooftops by Suzanne Kelman
reading now icon
The Dressmaker's Gift by Fiona Valpy
reading now icon
Editor by Steven Rowley
reading now icon
The Yellow Bird Sings by Jennifer Rosner
reading now icon
Dust Boy, Ash Girl by Andy Fukuda
reading now icon
Ashlords by Scott Reintgen
reading now icon
Near Prospect Park by Lawrence H. Levy
reading now icon
Teaching a Stone to Talk by Annie Dillard
reading now icon
Providence by Max Barry
reading now icon
The Last Year of the War by Susan Meissner
reading now icon
Paris, 7 A.M. by Liza Wieland
reading now icon
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley
reading now icon
Chilling Effect by Valerie Valdes
reading now icon
Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover
reading now icon
Crushing the Red Flowers by Jennifer Voigt Kaplan
reading now icon
The Light After the War by Anita Abriel
reading now icon
The Tubman Command by Elizabeth Cobbs
reading now icon
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell
reading now icon
Golden Hour by Beatriz Williams
reading now icon
How Not to Die Alone by Richard Roper
reading now icon
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
reading now icon
Africaville: A Novel by Jeffrey Colvin
reading now icon
Dutch House by Ann Patchett
reading now icon
Armed and Fabulous by Camilla Chafer
reading now icon
Elevator Quest by Emmanuel M. Arriaga
reading now icon
Weeping Waters by Karin Brynard
reading now icon
Fox by Dubravka Ugrešić
reading now icon
Call Me Evie by J.P. Pomare
reading now icon
The Beam: Episode 1 by Sean Platt
reading now icon
The Plus One by Sarah Archer
reading now icon
We're All Damaged by Matthew Norman
reading now icon
Disoriental by Ngar Djavadi
reading now icon
Things We Don't Say by Ella Carey
reading now icon
The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson
reading now icon
Mad Boy by Nick Arvin
reading now icon
Thirty Pieces of Silver by Squid McFinnigan
reading now icon
A Long Island Story by Rick Gekoski
reading now icon
Winter by Karl Ove Knausgaard
reading now icon
All My Love, Detrick by Roberta Kagan
reading now icon
The Boy Between Worlds by Annejet van der Zijl
reading now icon
Into the Thickening Fog by Andrey Gelasimov
reading now icon
Broken Girls by Simone St James
reading now icon
The Auschwitz Escape by Joel C. Rosenberg
reading now icon
The Breakup by Brenda Grate
reading now icon
Amelia's Story by D G Torrens
reading now icon
The Complete Oz by L. Frank Baum
reading now icon
Tangerine: A Novel by Christine Mangan
reading now icon
North Haven by Sarah Moriarty
reading now icon
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
reading now icon
Halsey Street by Naima Coster
reading now icon
Beautiful Exiles by Meg Waite Clayton
reading now icon
Whisper Me This by Kerry Anne King
reading now icon
Barchester Towers by Trollope Anthony
reading now icon
Orphan X: A Novel by Gregg Hurwitz
reading now icon
Florida by Lauren Groff
reading now icon
The Caregiver by Samuel Park
reading now icon
Evie and Jack by Glenn Haybittle
reading now icon
Madonna of the Mountains by Elise Valmorbida
reading now icon
Operation Hail Storm by Brett Arquette
reading now icon
The Tenth Island by Diana Marcum
reading now icon
Who We Were Before by Leah Mercer
reading now icon
Weeping Waters by Karin Brynard
reading now icon
Restless Souls by Dan Sheehan
reading now icon
Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough
reading now icon
Such Good Work: A Novel by Johannes Lichtman
reading now icon
First Cosmic Velocity by Zach Powers
reading now icon
The Butcher's Daughter by Florence Grende
reading now icon
Going Places by Kathryn Berla
reading now icon
Beyond the Green by Sharlee Mullins Glenn
reading now icon
The Undercurrent by Paula Weston
reading now icon
A Grand Tour by Anthea Lawson
reading now icon
Blood Sisters by Jane Corry
reading now icon
Infinite Future by Tim Wirkus
reading now icon
Down in the Belly of the Whale by Kelley Kay Bowles
reading now icon
Born Scared by Kevin Brooks
reading now icon
Mrs. Saint and the Defectives by Julie Lawson Timmer
reading now icon
Unkillable Kitty O'Kane by Colin Falconer
reading now icon
Sal (Main) by Mick Kitson
reading now icon
True by Karl Taro Greenfeld
reading now icon
A Castle in England by Jamie Rhodes
reading now icon
Spliced by Jon McGoran
reading now icon
The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi
reading now icon
Lost Queen of Crocker County by Elizabeth Leiknes
reading now icon
Unfurled by Michelle Bailat-Jones
reading now icon
French Girl by Lexie Elliott
reading now icon
Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
reading now icon
Orphan's Song by Lauren Kate
reading now icon
I Love You Forever by The Paper Doll
reading now icon
Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
reading now icon
Like a Dog by Tara Jepsen
reading now icon
Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn
reading now icon
Ohio by Stephen Markley
reading now icon
Silver Music Box by Mina Baites
reading now icon
Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
reading now icon
The King Tides by James Swain
reading now icon
Subway Girls by Susie Orman Schnall
reading now icon
The Dead House by Billy O'Callaghan
reading now icon
Returning by Yael Shahar
reading now icon
Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline
reading now icon
Beautiful Music by Michael Zadoorian
reading now icon
The Practice House by Laura McNeal
reading now icon
Love Held Captive by Shelley Shepard Gray
reading now icon
Yearbook by Jesse Edward Johnson
reading now icon
Girls Like Us by Cristina Alger
reading now icon
The Little Snake by A.L. Kennedy
reading now icon
Ballad for a Mad Girl by Vikki Wakefield
reading now icon
As Good as True by Cheryl Reid
reading now icon
Supper Club by Lara Williams
reading now icon
Beautiful Mess by Claire Christian
reading now icon
Digging in by Loretta Nyhan
reading now icon
The Honest Spy by Andreas Kollender
reading now icon
White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey
reading now icon
Go Ask Fannie by Elisabeth Hyde
reading now icon
Wives of War by Soraya Lane
reading now icon
Eagle & Crane by Suzanne Rindell
reading now icon
Cheesesteak by Bob Levin
reading now icon
The Afterlives: A Novel by Thomas Pierce
reading now icon
Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel
reading now icon
Winter Sisters by Robin Oliveira
reading now icon
It Is Well by James D Shipman
reading now icon
We Kiss Them With Rain by Futhi Ntshingila
reading now icon
Boomer1: A Novel by Daniel Torday
reading now icon
Tell the Machine Goodnight by Katie Williams
reading now icon
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
reading now icon
We Must Be Brave by Frances Liardet
reading now icon
Way of All Flesh (Main) by Ambrose Parry
reading now icon
Mouths Don't Speak by Katia D. Ulysse
reading now icon
Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith
reading now icon
House Girl by Tara Conklin
reading now icon
Louisiana's Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
reading now icon
Nowhere Man by Gregg Hurwitz
reading now icon
Past Is Never by Tiffany Quay Tyson
reading now icon
A Killer's Mind by Mike Omer
blurb
Lifeisasnap
post image

I want to thank Ploughing Publishing, @LibraryThing and Jason Storbakken for giving me the chance to read Bowery Mission: Grit and Grace on Manhattan‘s Oldest Street in lieu of my honest review. I‘m excited about adding this book with Edward Rutherford‘s book, New York! Both these books cover so much of my birth state. It will be fun to read more history about the state that gave me my foundational personality traits. #nfnov #nonfictionnovember

28 likes1 stack add2 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
Teaching a Stone to Talk | Annie Dillard
post image

#TIL:The Franklin expedition an Arctic Exploration in 1845 “Instead of additional coal according to L.P. Kirwan, each ship (3) made room for a 1,200 volume-library, ‘a hand organ, playing fifty tunes‘, china place settings for officers and men, cut-glass wine goblets, and sterling silver flatware.” No Arctic clothes were packed, only their uniforms. Later, skeletal remains & the living men had the silver on them. WTH!Why waste your energy? #nfnov

Deifio However much I love books, this is just plain stupid! 😟 2d
Lifeisasnap @Deifio I guess history can be that way, right?? Some people think treasure is more important than lives. 2d
37 likes2 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
The German House | Annette Hess
post image

“When we opened the doors, some of the prisoners were still alive. About one third. It had been too little gas. The procedure was repeated with double the amount. We waited two days to open the doors this time. The operation was a success.”

Thanks to #Netgalley, #harpercollins and #annettehess for the opportunity to read this novel in lieu of my honest review.

Soubhiville Oh my god that‘s horrifying. 1w
Lifeisasnap @Soubhiville right? This book is about the trials after WWII some 20 years later. Not the Nuremberg Trials though, those were the years after like 1946 or so. (edited) 1w
34 likes2 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
No Title | None
post image

1. My favorite word is Killjoy. “Like come on, let‘s go. Don‘t be a killjoy!”
2. 3-4. It too long, not too short. Enough to develop the characters, have a good speed to denouement and not enough length to feel like it was too slow at the end or they rushed at the end to fit it all in.
3. Yes. Working on a YA, usually do memoir or middle grade.
4. @A_bookworms_nook @DaisyLu @ZacharyP

JazzFeathers Great answers. And yayyyy!! A fellow writer! 😁 1w
31 likes1 comment
review
Lifeisasnap
The Foyles Bookshop Girls | Elaine Roberts
post image
Pickpick

The Foyles Bookshop Girls by Elaine Roberts is a tough read for anyone who has lost someone to the trauma of war. This book is from the perspective of the women who were left at home to deal with the effects of war outside the battlefront.

Ms. Robert's writing style is easy & written in a way that you can see Alice & her friends, her family & those who she works for & feel as if you are there participating in all the story. #WWII #HF

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I love HF!!! 💗 1w
42 likes1 comment
review
Lifeisasnap
Farm-Fresh Cats | Scott Santoro
post image
Pickpick

What a fun picture book Farm-Fresh Cats. The story will make your kids giggle and the pictures are adorable. Who knew that kitties could grow like a cabbage patch kid? Scott Santoro creates a great bedtime story for those who want to end the day with a kitty yawn. 😉

DrJAdMerricksson Haha, wth? I love that poodle's expression! 1w
Lifeisasnap @DrJAdMerricksson I know, he‘s like, “heck no, we don‘t need no cat!” 😂 1w
39 likes2 stack adds2 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
post image

“I watched Phin peel two ten-pound notes from his wad to pay for the expensive sandwiches. “I‘m really sorry I can‘t pay you back,” I said. He shook his head. “My father‘s going to take everything you own and then break your life. It‘s the least I can bloody do.”

Megabooks Loved this line! 1w
Lifeisasnap It‘s interesting the way she is telling this story. I feel the style is very different than her other books. 1w
Jemgirl2014 I'm enjoying this one so much! 1w
Lifeisasnap @Jemgirl2014 me too. It's not what I expected. What about you?
1w
Jemgirl2014 @Lifeisasnap I read "Then She Was Gone" and "I'm Watching You". I agree. The style is different from her usual style. I love how she ties the past with the present; it's coming together nicely. Great plotline! ? 1w
53 likes4 stack adds5 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
No Title | None
post image

1. I love the interaction of groups of book lovers who share their passions & introduce new books to each other.
2. I haven‘t found anything, yet.
3. A glossary for all the hashtags so I knew what they all meant.
4. Daily
5. Yes
6. I‘d love to have a way to find the different readathons, swaps, read alongs etc. to me it‘s like the menu at In-N-Out Burger — you have the menu & then the cult menu that‘s not listed. I want it all listed. Lol

rules?

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego For 6 I suggest following @LitsyHappenings they repost most events on Litsy, so you can check there to see what's current. 2w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego The hashtags a mainly a way connect an event, and are ever changing, as new events pop up. The best thing to do is just comment and ask the person what a particular hashtag means... But I know what you mean. It took me forever to figure out what #lmpbc means, and now it's one of my favourite activities on Litsy! (Litsy Markup Postal Book Club) 2w
BethM I agree 👆just ask! Some of us have been here since near the beginning so we forget to explain things! 2w
See All 14 Comments
ljuliel Thanks for participating ! 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks I cohost a monthly read along with Christine @TheBookHippie if you want to check it out #BotmBuddyRead 🙌🏻📚 also a pen pals group #LitsyLove 💕 (edited) 2w
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Funny you mention #lmpbc is the reason I starting thinking of what it was all about and made that comment. I still have no idea what it is. 😉 thanks for your comments. 2w
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Funny you mention #lmpbc is the reason I starting thinking of what it was all about and made that comment. I still have no idea what it is. 😉 thanks for your comments. 2w
Lifeisasnap @BethM Thanks! I will remember to ask questions. 2w
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel 🙏 👍 2w
Lifeisasnap @Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Thank you for the invite. I‘ll check it out! Sounds intriguing. 2w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego It's so much fun! It's a book club where your in a group of 4 and you pick a book, write your comments in it and then mail to the next person. At the end you get your book back with everyone's comments in it. yYou follow @suvata , she runs it. We just started round so the next sign up won't be until March I think. 2w
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I‘ll keep watching for the next round! Sounds like a lot of fun. Hey, Danielle, is there a group for the #NovemberTBR ? Or just everyone lists what they have picked from certain clubs followed like #MMD which I knew about since I‘ve been following her for years, or Reese‘s Bookclub?? I love the idea of collaging my TBRs for the month. Thanks for all your help. 2w
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego I think that's just people posting their TBR for the month, but somethimes different monthly photo challenges will have prompts like that. 2w
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks @Lifeisasnap you‘re very welcome!! ❤️ 2w
42 likes14 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
post image

Sorry to all my cold ? weather ❄️ loving friends, but this is my type of November! 62°.

And, why yes, those are clean towels sitting on my bed waiting to be folded and put away. ??? my book and the sun were calling me! ☀️? #sunshinesandbooks

Scochrane26 I really need to move somewhere warmer. I don‘t like cold weather. 2w
ljuliel Gosh that looks good. We had sun earlier today and I took a walk, but it was so cold I needed gloves 🧤🧤 2w
Lifeisasnap @Scochrane26 I lived In warm for 25 years moved to cold last year. Such a shocker to my system. This week has been like loved one returning to me after a dark, dreary winter. Although next week we go back to the 40‘s. Even with this nice warmth during the day it‘s in the 20‘s at night. So, I‘m with you in the cold weather. Yuck! 2w
See All 8 Comments
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel where do you live? This is only temporary for us. We will go back to cold and gloves next week. I‘m taking every advantage I can of the sun while I can! 2w
ljuliel Ohio 2w
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel that is equally as cold. I have family in Geneva. 2w
ljuliel I think that‘s up north, isn‘t it ? Geneva on the Lake ? Enjoy that sunshine. 2w
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel yes, it is. Thanks, it‘s dropping in temps on Sunday. 😬 2w
51 likes8 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
post image

“it was not any ordinary sandwich where meat is slapped between slices of tasteless white American bread. This bread was dark and thick baked by an Italian mother in Brooklyn... Petey said, yo, teacher, that‘s my sandwich you et. Class told him, Shaddap. Can‘t you see the teacher is eating?... My students smiled til they saw the principal‘s face framed in the door window. Bushy black eyebrows halfway up his forehead shaped a question.”
#nfnov

Buechersuechtling Oh yes, I remember I liked this one when I read it, which is years ago. 2w
DefLeppard Really enjoyed this series of books and some of the stuff his brother wrote. 😊 2w
Lifeisasnap @DefLeppard I didn‘t know his brother wrote books. I‘ll have to check them out. Thanks. (edited) 2w
See All 6 Comments
Lifeisasnap @Buechersuechtling thanks. I‘ve never read it until now. I did enjoy Angela‘s Ashes which I think would be so hard to write being so close to his mother. 2w
DefLeppard Yes his brother Malachy has done a few, the one I read a little while ago was "A monk swimming." Totally different writing style to Frank, Malachy is more upbeat, happy go lucky and a "Jack the lad" type of character. 2w
Buechersuechtling @DeffLeppard Oh, me neither. But good to know. Thanks for letting us know. Like @Lifeisasnap I‘ll check them out. 2w
44 likes6 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
On the Road | Jack Kerouac
post image

“...Ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow Roman candles exploding like spiders across stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes ‘Awww!‘”

Kerouac and his imagery!! Gives me the chills.

What about you? Have you read On the Road?? #nfnov #nonfictionnovember

#WIL jack didn‘t like living up to the fame that he gained from writing the “Bible of the Beatniks.

Kaila-ann I have this one on my TBR but haven‘t read it yet. 2w
Freespirit I haven‘t read it but I should! 2w
ljuliel This is one of those One of These Days books. I like travel books, but I‘m not even sure if the book is written much like a travel book or something completely different ? 2w
See All 12 Comments
StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego "There was no where to go but everywhere" this book is very quotable! 2w
readingjedi I read it in my 20s and absolutely adored it, read it in my 30s and still loved it but had some issues with it, need another reread now I'm in my 40s. 2w
Lifeisasnap @Freespirit yes, you should!! 2w
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel well, I‘m only a few chapters in and it‘s like a travel book written Grapes of Wrath style. Descriptive, full of amazing imagery and even smells. I read it as a teen however, it seems like something I‘ve never read now that I‘m reading it today. It‘s very weird. 2w
Lifeisasnap @StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego so many quotes!! What you don‘t see in the photo is the numerous little tabs marking perfect imagery. It‘s been slow reading because of it. Which I don‘t mind. 😉 2w
Lifeisasnap @readingjedi you should. To me it‘s a whole new book in my older age. 😀 btw- I love your profile name. 2w
Lifeisasnap @Kaila-ann definitely move it up your list!! (edited) 2w
rsteve388 4 pts sounds like a TIL 2w
Lifeisasnap @rsteve388 yes sorry, that #wil should be #til. Thanks to the points. 2w
62 likes3 stack adds12 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
Emily of New Moon | Lucy Maud Montgomery
post image

1. Living: Neil Gaiman
Dead: L.M. Montgomery

2. Neil: how in the world did you come up with The Graveyard Book? It is my nieces and my favorite book to read together.
Lucy: are you more like Anne or Emily?? I love them both!! Thank you for my kindred spirits.

3. More books than I can count!

TheLibrarian 💕 Neil. He‘d be my pick. 2w
Lifeisasnap @TheLibrarian what would you ask him? 2w
Scochrane26 Love both these authors. 2w
TheLibrarian @Lifeisasnap Knowing me I‘d be too speechless and awkward to ask him an actual question. But if I could talk it would probably be a question related to Sandman. 2w
43 likes4 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
The Family Upstairs | Lisa Jewell
post image

Congratulations, Lisa Jewell on the release of The Family Upstairs today! I can‘t wait to read and review it.

Thanks #netgalley and #Atriabooks for the opportunity to read this book in lieu of my honest review.

54 likes1 stack add
blurb
Lifeisasnap
Untitled | Unknown
post image

#askLitsy is there a trick to get my title cover visible instead or zoomed in like this so it looks more pleasant??

ljuliel I don‘t know of a way to do it in here but there might be and I just don‘t know how. I use an app called Pic Collage where you can do all sorts of nifty things with your photos. 2w
Lifeisasnap Hi @ljuliel in Pic Collage do you use a certain size format? 2w
Buechersuechtling Litsy only allows square photos/screenshots, so I take all my images from a distance. 2w
See All 7 Comments
ljuliel Pic collage just uses whatever photo you have in your photos. You size it in there. I guess the easy way in here would be as mentioned above, hold the book further away so it turns out smaller. If you‘re doing a screenshot of the cover, that won‘t work though. 2w
41 likes7 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
post image

My #nfnov #nonfictionnovember stack minus Night by Elie Wiesel and Pilgrim of Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard which are sitting in my car.

Suet624 These are all great books. I have a soft spot for Dillard‘s book. It‘s sublime. 2w
Buechersuechtling 😂 I needed to grin as I saw your post, saying that two books are sitting in your car because I immediately imagined “Fahrenheit 451”, where in the end everybody learns her on his favourite book by heart. Basically, Bradbury‘s story is no cheerful one but I just liked the thought that those two books in your car start declaiming every time you enter your car. 😄 2w
Lifeisasnap @Suet624 me too. She has such a way of writing. I don‘t think I‘ve read anyone close to her prose. 2w
See All 8 Comments
Lifeisasnap @Buechersuechtling ha! I didn‘t even think of that. That is funny. Now, I‘m going to enter my car in a whole different mood. Thanks! 2w
Buechersuechtling 😂 I needed to grin as I saw your post, saying that two books are sitting in your car because I immediately imagined “Fahrenheit 451”, where in the end everybody learns her or his favourite book by heart. Basically, Bradbury‘s story is no cheerful one but I just liked the thought that those two books in your car start declaiming every time you enter your car. 😄 2w
Buechersuechtling @Lifeisasnap Ah, giving you ideas‼️😂 That‘s even better than only having them alone, in my own mind. 😂 Cool‼️ Enjoy all your future car rides. 2w
rsteve388 1 pt 2w
48 likes8 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
post image

Q: What do you do when you stand in line at the UPS Store?

me: I read A View Across The Rooftops by Suzanne Kelman. It‘s better than mindless robotic marching my way to the front.

• thanks #netgalley, #bookouture & #SuzanneKelman for the opportunity to read this book in lieu of my honest review.

@Bookouture

PaperbackPirate I always take a book to the post office for the same reason! 📦📘 3w
58 likes2 comments
review
Lifeisasnap
Saving Fable | Scott Reintgen
post image
Pickpick

Mr. Reintgen has stolen my heart, his young reader's hearts & replaced it with the genuine courage of a little girl named Indira Story. She is definitely endearing! I found myself in awe of his talent & the way his mind works. I gasped audibly in so many places just on the genius of his writing style. Seriously, this is pure thrilling entertainment revolving around the writing process you seem to forget you aren‘t one of the side characters. #MG

CrowCAH Welcome to the Litsy family!!! 📚 3w
Lifeisasnap Thank you, @CrowCAH! 3w
70 likes5 stack adds2 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
Pilgrim at Tinker Creek | Annie Dillard
post image

I just signed up for #nfnov #nonfictionnovember
I have a few ARCs & home-owned books I would love to read in Nov; although, I‘m also participating in #nanowrimo, so hopefully 6 books make it through besides my own.

You can participate too if you like https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfBVYCLpiUfCfne0bs0kkU99tzHQ-5hrJCpRtn0...

What are you reading 1st? Me: Pilgrim At Tinker‘s Creek by Annie Dillard

ljuliel I signed up but do t have any sort of list . I‘ll just choose something last minute I guess. 😊. Cute shoes, by the way. 3w
Lifeisasnap @ljuliel just picking up a book and reading it is the best way to read. I had to plan my reading so I could fly by the seat of my pants on writing... whatever I am writing. I don‘t even know yet. 😂 my converse are my favorites. They‘ve taken me on many a journey. So thanks for the compliment! 3w
squirrelbrain Ooh I‘m going to read an Annie Dillard too.... just about to sign up! 3w
See All 19 Comments
Lifeisasnap @squirrelbrain yay!! Which one do you want to read?? (edited) 3w
RedxoHearts Ohh thanks for sharing about this event I will have to check it out. I love interesting nonfiction books 3w
Lifeisasnap @RedxoHearts I hope you join. Looks like a lot of fun. 3w
squirrelbrain I‘m going to read this be - I ordered a used copy so just waiting for it to arrive.... 3w
Caroline2 Thanks for the link! I‘ve just signed up! Exciting!!! 👏 3w
sarahljensen This is one of my favorite books. I read it in high school and have returned to it about every other year since. My book is pretty much falling to pieces at this point. Enjoy! 3w
Lifeisasnap @squirrelbrain one of my all time favorite memoirs — An American Childhood!! 3w
Lifeisasnap @Caroline2 yay!! I hope you enjoy participating!! It sounds like a good time! 3w
Lifeisasnap Yay! I‘m glad you‘re signing up. It sounds like a good time 3w
Lifeisasnap @Caroline2 yay!! I‘m glad you signed up! It sounds like a good time. 3w
Tkgbjenn1 I may try this myself 3w
Lifeisasnap @Tkgbjenn1 enjoy. She‘s a great writer. I hope you like her too. 3w
Maria514626 Thanks, @Lifeisasnap! I signed up for nonfiction month. I was just thinking I needed to mix in some more of that. 👏👏👍👍✌️ 3w
Lifeisasnap @Maria514626 I think we all need more NF in our lives if anything just to appreciate (or read) how others live and think. Enjoy the #NonFictionNovember challenge. Can‘t wait to see what you come up with. 3w
Lifeisasnap @sarahljensen I love Annie Dillard. My favorite and worn out copy is Teaching A Stone to Talk. I guess my copy of An American Childhood is worn out too! What are you going to be reading first for the #nfnov ? 3w
sarahljensen I just finished Bill Bryson's The Body last night, but I'm not sure which book I'll grab off the stack next. Maybe Stony the Road by Henry Louis Gates Jr. 3w
64 likes1 stack add19 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
post image

Sarah continued, sighing, “I‘m not sure how long our love will last if you don‘t know how to keep love alive like that. I can‘t see mathematical equations making me feel quite the same way.”

“What do you mean? Mathematics can be beautiful. Euler‘s Identity is said to be the most beautiful equation in the world.” He continued with intense romantic emphasis, “eiπ + 1 = 0.”

Not sure I can handle the cheesiness. I‘m in ch. 2 I hope it gets better.

ReadingisMyPassion Hmm, wondering if I want to try it. 3w
Lifeisasnap @ReadingisMyPassion It‘s WWII based, not sure how deep it‘s going to get into the reality of the war. Seems mostly romance and depression filled for main protagonist. Let me know what you think of you do read it. I do highly recommend The Last Train to London and if you read the Tattooist of Auschwitz the second book, Cilka‘s Journey. They are excellent. (edited) 3w
40 likes1 stack add2 comments
review
Lifeisasnap
Moon Water: A Novel | Pam Webber
post image
Pickpick

I don‘t even know how to describe how I feel about this book. It tore me up. It made me laugh. Moon Water was light and dark & everything in between: adventurous, spiritual, heartbreaking. Pam Webber is a fantastic writer using Hurricane Camille as one of the antagonists with the ability to reach out of the book, into your heart and tear it out of you if you let her. #netgalley #pamwebber #MoonWater

31 likes2 stack adds
blurb
Lifeisasnap
A Bad Day for Sunshine | Darynda Jones
post image

Overcast day in Ocala. Good time to read a who-dun-it about A Bad Day For Sunshine, right?
Has anyone read it yet??

Thanks, #netgalley, #stmartinspress and #daryndajones for the opportunity to read the new series about Sunshine Vicram in lieu of my honest review.

I can‘t wait to get to know Sheriff Sunshine Vicram! Coming April 7, 2020

quote
Lifeisasnap
Moon Water: A Novel | Pam Webber
post image

“Worry is choosing to be stuck on what-ifs—what might happen, instead of what is happening.” — Chief Brannon

12 likes1 stack add
quote
Lifeisasnap
Moon Water: A Novel | Pam Webber
post image

“They‘d seen the inky form before, always after dark and always from this vantage on the hill. At first, they‘d been afraid; however, it hadn‘t taken long for fear to give way to curiosity. Over the years, they‘d hidden at different spots along the path in hopes of discovering the nighttime visitor‘s identity, but whenever they got close enough to recognize a face, no one showed.” Thanks to Netgalley in lieu of my honest review. Coming soon. 😀

quote
Lifeisasnap
Circus Mirandus | Cassie Beasley
post image

“Four Small Words. That was all it took to set things in motion... I need you now..”

blurb
Lifeisasnap
No Title | None
post image

❤️ Heber City, Utah
🧡 50 years young
💛 reviewing books and library borrowing (was a library clerk just resigned.)
💚 married
💙 goddess
💜 started out as my photographer handle. However, life IS a snap if you see the good in it & realize it could be worse.

quote
Lifeisasnap
The Grace Year | Kim Liggett
post image

“We‘re told we have the power to lure grown men from their beds, make boys lose their minds, and drive the wives mad with jealousy. They believe our very skin emits a powerful aphrodisiac, the potent essence of youth, of a girl on the edge of womanhood. That‘s why we‘re banished for our sixteenth year, to release our magic into the wild before we‘re allowed to return to civilization.”

10 likes1 stack add
review
Lifeisasnap
Daisy Jones and The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid
post image
Pickpick

This book is like reading an article in Rolling Stone. It is entertaining, emotionally twisting, full of band gossip, and a rock fan‘s dream. Taylor Jenkins Reid writes so well I honestly didn‘t know if this book was fiction or not. I even looked for Aurora (one of their songs) on YouTube because it felt so real, even though I knew it was fictional. This book should win a Grammy just for the fantastic lyrics contained within.

review
Lifeisasnap
post image
Pickpick

The Girl I left behind is the debut novel of Andie Newton, it was released October 3, 2019. This book is about young Ella joining the Resistance to save her best friend. It is well written, and shows a side of the Nazi Regime I haven‘t read or seen in a very long time. Ms. Newton is a spellbinding author. You should read this book if you enjoy HF & books from a different angle. Don‘t forget the Kleenex close it‘s a heart-wrencher!

rather_be_reading welcome back to litsy 📚☕📚 1mo
Lifeisasnap Thank you, @rather_be_reading! I‘ve been away way too long. 1mo
6 likes2 comments
blurb
Lifeisasnap
Onyx & Ivory | Mindee Arnett
post image

Cruise reading

LitsyWelcomeWagon Welcome! Checkout #Litsytips: http://bit.ly/litsytips and #LitsyHowTo videos: goo.gl/UrCpoU. They‘re great and should help you get settled in. Follow @LitsyHappenings to find out about various challenges, buddy reads, meet-ups and swaps taking place. #LitsyWelcomeWagon 2y
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 👋🏻😊 2y
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks Welcome to Litsy!!! 1y
See All 8 Comments
JosieG Welcome to Litsy! 📚 I love the skin you have on your ereader! 😍 1y
Bronte_Chintz Welcome to Litsy! Hope you love it here! 1y
Tiyas7 Welcome!!!! 1y
asiriusreader Welcome to Litsy!! 1y
CarolynM Welcome to Litsy🌼 1y
19 likes8 comments
review
Lifeisasnap
post image
Pickpick

I am reading a book called Kicks by Nicholas Smith discussing the history of Sneakers and it‘s evolution from a shoe for athletes (track) to the mainstream consumer and its volatility of one brand to another. It‘s a fascinating read. I love a good moving non-fiction story and this is one of those books. So much so I‘ve had to start watching old commercials to remind myself of the genius of those early consumer gobbles of the high priced KICKS.

StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 👋😁 1y
Wife Welcome to Litsy!🌹 1y
9 likes1 stack add2 comments
quote
Lifeisasnap
post image

"every book, is a way to say, look, there‘s a new way, a different way. Every book in a bookstore is a fresh beginning. Every book is the next iteration of a very old story. Every bookstore, therefore, is like a safe‑deposit box for civilization"

keys_on_fire Welcome to Litsy!! 📚❤️ 1y
RaimeyGallant Lovely quote! 1y
RaimeyGallant And welcome! 1y
8 likes1 stack add3 comments