The Left-Handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix – Book Review

If you’re looking for a fun, fast-paced light fantasy novel suitable for both YA and adult readers, I happily recommend Garth Nix’s latest novel The Left-Handed Booksellers of London. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, Katherine Tegen Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links [Read On]

Buffalo Chicken Spaghetti Squash Casserole

If you’re looking for a guilt-free way to enjoy the yummy taste of buffalo chicken, this spaghetti squash casserole will hit the spot! Some links in this article are affiliate links that earn me a commission if you purchase through them. Just want to print the recipe and go? Click here to jump to the [Read On]

Shepherd’s Pie Is My Favorite Comfort Food

This Shepherd’s Pie reminds both kids of the time we lived in Wales. When I cooked the minced lamb (that’s ground lamb to you and me), the dog would sit outside, salivating and staring at the exhaust vent where it exited the kitchen over the patio. We ALL loved it. I think you will too, [Read On]

On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History by Matthew C MacWilliams – A Book Review

Authoritarianism is NOT a new threat to American democracy, Matthew C MacWilliams explains in his new book, On Fascism: 12 Lessons from American History. I received an advanced copy of the book from the publisher, St. Martin’s Press; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission [Read On]

Banned Books Week 2020 – Find Your Freedom to READ

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. It spotlights current and historical attempts to censor books in libraries and schools. This year, Banned Book Week runs from September 27 to October 3, 2020. Books are still being banned and challenged today. (For clarity: a challenge is an attempt to remove [Read On]

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

Fredrik Backman’s newest release titled Anxious People is a complete delight. Read on to see why I fell in love with it! I received an advanced digital copy of this book from Atria Books via NetGalley; all opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that may earn me a commission if you [Read On]

The Book Charmer by Karen Hawkins – A Belated Book Review

What happens when someone asks you for a book recommendation, and you when youearch for your review on a particular book, you discover you only raved about it on social media? (Apparently, you only wrote the review in your head and on NetGalley…) You write a belated book review to make up for it! In [Read On]

How To Cook Spaghetti Squash in the Instant Pot

We love spaghetti squash here. I am also very disorganized and am typically rushing to get dinner on the table. (Probably because I’ve got my nose in a book OR because I was actually writing. Or because I’m disorganized. I’ll be honest about it.) Preparing spaghetti squash in the Instant Pot is one of my [Read On]

The Paper Daughters of Chinatown by Heather B. Moore – A Book Review

My historical fiction binging continues, and this one is yet another based on a true life store. The Paper Daughters of Chinatown by author Heather B. Moore is one of the most compelling historical fiction books I’ve read this year. I was provided an advanced copy from Shadow Mountain Publishing; all opinions are my own. [Read On]

Book Review: Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin

I’m on a historical fiction kick lately! Perhaps I’m finding stories of female resistance fighters particularly inspiring at the moment, maybe I just need stories with a strong female main character. Either way, Melanie Benjamin’s Mistress of the Ritz ticking all the boxes. All opinions are my own. This post contains some affiliate links that [Read On]

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