First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 21, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 21, 2022

Book Highlight: What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Title: What You Wish For Author: Katherine Center Publisher: St. Martin's Press Publication Date: July 14, 2020 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance Samantha Casey is a school librarian who loves her job, the kids, and her school family with passion and joy for living.But she wasn’t always that way.Duncan Carpenter is the new school principal who … Continue reading Book Highlight: What You Wish For by Katherine Center

Book Reviews: Thank You, Next by Andie J. Christopher + Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen

I'm definitely trying too hard by pairing these two together, but they both have to do with family, of sorts. One has a rather interesting, yet fascinatingly dysfunctional family while the other has a delightfully sweet found family story. But, where one is a romance with characters I had a hard time believing, the other … Continue reading Book Reviews: Thank You, Next by Andie J. Christopher + Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen

Book Review: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine by Elena Greyrock

Title: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine Author: Elena Greyrock Publisher: Self-published Publication date: September 5, 2020 Genre: Romance One Sentence Summary: After a chance socially distant meeting, Luna and Stryker form a romance that burns hot, but secrets could spell disaster for them. Overall Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine is set in 2025 in … Continue reading Book Review: Six Feet Apart: Love in Quarantine by Elena Greyrock

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – September 7, 2022

Book Highlight: Bella Cigna by Wendi Dass

Title: Bella Cigna Author: Wendi Dass Publisher: The Wild Rose Press, Inc. Publication Date: September 30, 2020 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance Devastated by personal loss, Sarah Flynn escapes to Rome where she finds a job teaching English. Only the girls' school is like a nunnery and she's expected to speak fluent Italian overnight. What has … Continue reading Book Highlight: Bella Cigna by Wendi Dass

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: August 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: August 2022

Book Highlight: Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

Title: Honey Girl Author: Morgan Rogers Publisher: Park Row Publication Date: February 23, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, LGBTQ When becoming an adult means learning to love yourself first.With her newly completed PhD in astronomy in hand, twenty-eight-year-old Grace Porter goes on a girls’ trip to Vegas to celebrate. She’s a straight A, work-through-the-summer certified high … Continue reading Book Highlight: Honey Girl by Morgan Rogers

First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

I love taking a look at a book cover and description and then coming up with my own idea of what the book will be about. Sometimes I'm right, sometimes I'm so wrong it's almost funny. So I've decided to write about my first, middle, and last impressions of each book I read, as well … Continue reading First, Middle, and Last Impressions – August 10, 2022

Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: July 2022

diversity inclusivity reading challenge july 2022

This year I'm embarking on a personal Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge. This involves trying to ensure at least half of all the books I read each month feature either diversity or an inclusive, accepting world. I've defined diversity as involving books focused on one group (non-white because too many books have already featured enough white … Continue reading Diversity and Inclusivity Challenge: July 2022