Where Is The Love, People?

People killin’ people dyin’ Children hurtin’, I hear them cryin’ Could you practice what you preach? Would you turn the other cheek? Father, Father, Father help us Send some guidance from above ‘Cause people got me, got me questioning (Where’s the love) (Where’s the love) – The Black Eyed Peas As I sat down to [Read On]

How The Hell Is It July Already and Other Thoughts on Life During The ‘Rona

I feel like it’s been over-said today, but how the hell is it July already? I mean, it seems like it was only last week that I couldn’t get flour or butter or bread or Lysol wipes at the grocery stores. (I’m still searching for Lysol wipes.) Speaking of butter – I still have two [Read On]

Book Review: Deeplight by Frances Hardinge

If you’re looking for a captivating fantasy adventure with lush, gorgeous writing, DEEPLIGHT by Frances Hardinge should be your next book. Keep on reading for my review. I received an advance copy of the book from Amulet Books via Media Masters Publicity in exchange for an unbiased review.  All opinions are my own. This post [Read On]

Books to Help Understand Anti-Racism and Race

Wanting to be a better white ally means learning about systemic racism. To do that, we need to dig a little deeper into U.S. history, because we’re simply not taught it fully in school, at least in a way that we understand the nuances and all that shaped how we ended up where we all [Read On]

Hay Festival (Goes) Digital May 22-31 2020

If you know me (virtually or in-person) you know I love books. Probably my absolute favorite festival, ever, is Hay Festival. Hay Festival is held at the end of each May in gorgeous Hay-on-Wye, Wales. I should have been at Hay Festival this year, but things arose in late January personally that meant an end [Read On]

Book Review: Not Like The Movies by Kerry Winfrey

If you are looking for a book to escape into, Kerry Winfrey’s fun, frustrating, and delightful novel Not Like The Movies is exactly what you need right now. I received an advance copy of the book from Berkley Publishing Group via NetGalley in exchange for an unbiased review.  All opinions are my own. This post [Read On]

Book Blitz! THANK YOU, GARDEN by Liz Garton Scanlon

Today I’m joining Lone Star Book Blog Tours to help spread our love for the delightful children’s picture book THANK YOU, GARDEN, written by Liz Garton Scanlon and illustrated by Simone Shin. Read on to learn more about this sweet book and enter the giveaway for a chance to win one of three copies of [Read On]

Book Review: The Sweeney Sisters by Lian Dolan

I adored Lian Dolan’s first two books. They were smart, funny, light, and warm – and the kind you want to reread. When I saw that she had a new book out, I jumped on the chance to read it. The Sweeney Sisters was everything I’d hoped for, with the strong character development I appreciate [Read On]

Book Review: The Caretakers by Eliza Maxwell

I’m not going to lie – when I received my review copy of Eliza Maxwell’s new release The Caretakers, I oohed and ahhed over the GORGEOUS cover. And then I set it on the corner of my desk, because my brain has desperately needed light and fluffy, and Eliza Maxwell’s books are NOT light and [Read On]

Fear of Commitment, Indecision, and #The100DayProject

“If only I had more time, I could finish this book…” Lies. Lies. Lies. The reality of the situation is that I have plenty of time. What I don’t have, on the other hand, is plenty of concentration. I also have a bit* of anxiety and a hell of a lot of fear of failure. [Read On]

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