Hello, Summer Book Review

Y'all, I have been been a fan of Mary Kay Andrews for at least a decade. Each summer, I look forward to her latest release and tell myself I'll read it slowly and really savor it this year. Yet each year, I find myself absolutely devouring it because it is just so good I can't [...]

Book Review: The Sweeney Sisters

What if one fact could turn your entire world upside down? The Sweeney sisters, still reeling from their esteemed author-father’s death, find themselves in this very situation upon their discovery that there is a fourth sister out there. Well, half sister. But this family doesn’t do anything by halves. With a big cast of characters, [...]

2019 in Books

Every year, I take part in the Goodreads Reading Challenge. It began as a way to keep track of what I was reading, as I'd accidentally, repeatedly picked up library books I'd already read thinking they were new to me. The challenge is less about challenging myself to read- its harder for me not to read at [...]

Book Review: The Overdue Life of Amy Tyler

The Overdue Life of Amy Byler enchanted me from page one. This feisty heroine has her flaws, but is also throughly and authentically her own person throughout the book. I loved geeking out with her over books (and my goodness is her e-reader book choice library theory is genius and all schools need it), and [...]

Book Review: Where the Forest Meets the Stars

Where the Forest Meets the Stars is an enchanting novel with a serious undertone. It holds both a mystery to solve and elements of suspense. This heart wrenching story follows ornithologist PhD student Jo as she recovers from her own tragedy, and is thrust into someone else’s. With intricate plotting, exceptionally well crafted characters, and [...]

Book Review: Holly Banks Full of Angst

Julie Valerie's debut novel, Holly Banks Full of Angst, is a laugh out loud adventure of a relatable woman and how even the most sensible of us can be blindsided by the quest for a Pinterest Perfect life. This novel has an interesting format that combines screenplay and narrative. Protagonist Holly Banks is a film nerd [...]

Room to Breathe Book Review

Fellow book addicts, I have such a great thing to share. An author posted about it and now I'm so excited. Have you heard of Amazon First Reads? You can get a Kindle ebook for free before it comes out with your Prime membership! I'm over the moon about this. I love books, clearly, and [...]