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In 27 Days by Alison Gervais

In 27 Days by Alison Gervais

In 27 Days landed on my anticipated releases list many moons ago but I finally secured a copy to read. This is one that my daughter and I picked out together but I read it first. We tend to switch off so we can cover […]

In the Raw a Guest Post by Todd Skaggs

In the Raw a Guest Post by Todd Skaggs

Let’s play a game. Think of the best sentence in your favorite book. The sentence that made you stop and go back and read the sentence again. That didn’t make you-it commanded you to stop and read it again. Maybe even a third time.. To […]

Selah Janel’s Guest Review on Little Fish

Selah Janel’s Guest Review on Little Fish

Since it’s back to school time for so many, let’s take a look at a book that explores what it means to take that next step and get out of your comfort zone: Little Fish by Ramsey Beyer. An autobiographical memoir on what it felt […]

Writer Book List : Books to Inspire and Guide

Writer Book List : Books to Inspire and Guide

This may be one of the most common questions I’m asked when people find out I’m a writer. Why? Because almost every knows somebody who desperately wants to write. I know which books have had the greatest influence on me and I often direct people […]

When Autumn Leaves by Amy S. Foster

When Autumn Leaves by Amy S. Foster

I cannot say enough about When Autumn Leaves. My daughter and I found this book in the $5.98 and under section at Barnes & Noble. It sounded cute and had her name in the title. The main character is named Autumn. It was less than […]

Guest Review: Selah Janel on Americus

Guest Review: Selah Janel on Americus

I think sometimes people dismiss graphic novels, especially those aimed at young adults, as being cheap entertainment, or “less” than other books. The thing is, though, that I’ve found that a lot of these cover some really important topics, and gear them toward the reading […]

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Honestly, I don’t even know where to begin on The Night Circus. It is heartbreakingly beautiful from the decadence of the circus to the interpersonal relationships. Yes, it is a romance. No, it is not typical. There are so many different levels of love and […]

Guest Review: Todd Skaggs on Big Magic

Guest Review: Todd Skaggs on Big Magic

Before we get too deep into this thing, I want to start by thanking Violet for giving me the keys to the blog. I had to sign an insurance waiver, promise I wouldn’t crash it, and something about getting her a Starbucks gift card, but […]

Selah Janel Guest Review of Courtney Crumrin

Selah Janel Guest Review of Courtney Crumrin

Today I want to talk about one of my favorite series…ever, be it YA or adult, graphic novel or not. It incorporates everything that makes the YA graphic novel genre amazing – good story, great art, relatable characters, and enough intrigue to keep you coming […]

Time for National Read a Book Day!

Time for National Read a Book Day!

By now, it’s no secret that I love to read. There’s nothing quite like the feeling of curling up with a good book to escape for a bit. Since it’s National Read a Book Day, I’m taking a hiatus and I think you should too! […]

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