Book Review: On Home by Becca Spence Dobias

Title: On Home Author: Becca Spence Dobias Publisher: Inkshares Publication date: August 31, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction One Sentence Summary: Three generation of women in one family and their different routes to motherhood. Before jumping into the review, I wanted to note that this isn't my usual kind of read. While I enjoy women's fiction, I'm not much a reader of … Continue reading Book Review: On Home by Becca Spence Dobias

Why I Don’t Read Outside of My Comfort Zone

It's called a comfort zone for a reason. It's my happy place, the place I go to in order to retreat from the world and the chaos of my household. With children constantly flinging questions at me literally from the time they wake up at 6 something in the morning until bedtime at 8 at … Continue reading Why I Don’t Read Outside of My Comfort Zone

Indie Books Challenge: May 2021

For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: May 2021

Book Review: The Memory Keeper by Jenny Hale

Title: The Memory Keeper Author: Jenny Hale Publisher: Harpeth Road Press Publication date: January 26, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance One Sentence Summary: When her grandmother is hospitalized, Hannah tries to rush home to Tennessee, but a snowstorm has her driving alongside old friend Liam and new friend Georgia to help her grandmother and her flower shop. The Memory Keeper was such … Continue reading Book Review: The Memory Keeper by Jenny Hale

WWW Wednesday – May 12, 2021

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It asks: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? The Girl Who Could Move Sh*t with Her Mind by Jackson Ford. I think I accidentally … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – May 12, 2021

Indie Books Challenge: April 2021

For my personal Indie Books Challenge, I've decided to try to have at least half of all the books I read in a month be by an indie author or published by an indie publishing house, which I'm broadly defining as not published by one of the Big 5 because doing otherwise would break my … Continue reading Indie Books Challenge: April 2021

Books That Remind Me of Other Books: The Book of Revelations by Idelle Kursman

As a lifelong book lover, I've read so many books that many of the books I read now remind me of books I've read before. Today I'll be talking about all the books The Book of Revelations by Idelle Kursman reminds me of. From Amazon: Dragonflies at Night by Anne Marie Bennett. This one involves … Continue reading Books That Remind Me of Other Books: The Book of Revelations by Idelle Kursman

Book Review: Finding Home by Kate Field

Title: Finding Home Author: Kate Field Publisher: One More Chapter Publication date: April 16, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance One Sentence Summary: Mim has lost everything except her car, until a chance encounter with a sweet, yet wealthy couple gives her the option of a new life and more than she ever dreamed of having. Finding Home is one of those saccharine … Continue reading Book Review: Finding Home by Kate Field

WWW Wednesday – April 14, 2021

WWW Wednesday is a bookish meme run by Sam@Taking on a World of Words. It asks: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? What are you currently reading? The Reincarnationist Papers by D. Eric Maikranz. This is about people who have the ability to … Continue reading WWW Wednesday – April 14, 2021

Book Blog Tour – Book Review: The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak

The Lily Cafe is thrilled for the opportunity to participate in the book blog tour for The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak! Thank you to Justine Sha at  for both the opportunity and a review e-copy. Title: The Bookstore on the Beach Author: Brenda Novak Publisher: MIRA Publication date: April 6, 2021 Genre: Women's Fiction, Romance For fans … Continue reading Book Blog Tour – Book Review: The Bookstore on the Beach by Brenda Novak