December NYC Book Club: The Thirteenth Tale

Welcome to the NYC book club!  Please note: you do NOT have to live in NYC to participate.  We will be hosting all of our discussions over instagram!

So, here’s how it will work.  Each month, I’m choosing a book for us to read together.  This is a book I also haven’t read yet.  I’ll be posting about my progress in my instagram stories and then we’ll discuss on instagram at the end of the month.  Finally, I’ll be sharing a wrap up review to the blog, including both my own opinions and the opinions of my fellow readers!  You can share your progress with me using the hashtag: #readwithbookgirl.

Without further ado, here is our December choice! Continue reading

This Will Only Hurt a Little

Thank you to the ever wonderful Kelsey Manning at Touchstone Books for my copy of This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps.  All thoughts and images are my own.


Title: This Will Only Hurt a Little
Author: Busy Philipps
Genre: Memoir
Pub date: October 16, 2018
Read if you like: laughing, crying, people who are just freaking real. Celebrity memoirs with heart, like Bossypants and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?. Continue reading

Places I Stopped on the Way Home

One huge massive shoutout to my wonderful friend Heather for gifting me this book on my last birthday.  Heather and I met this past May and she just gets me.  Her passing of this book to me on a special occasion just shows the level to which that is true.


Title: Places I Stopped on the Way Home
Author: Meg Fee
Genre: Essay collection
Pub date: May 3, 2018
Read if you like: falling in love, NYC, falling out of love, hope. Continue reading