3 STARS The Wives was my first (and last) book by Tarryn Fisher. Her writing isn't bad by any means. I can tell that she has skills but her style just isn't for me. I had a lot of trouble connecting with the story. Unfortunately for me, December Book Of The Month, didn't have any other … Continue reading The Wives by Tarryn Fisher
So here I am. It's been almost six months since I last read a romance novel. For a long time, I couldn't understand what was going on in my brain. What was making me disconnect from a genre of books I once loved so much? Social media. Yep, I said it. I'm blaming social media. … Continue reading Why I Haven’t Read Romance Novels. . .
Somebody come help Jamie McGuire's white son! He is suffering! Being a rich, white male is fucking up his life - according to his mother. I tried to have a civil conversation with her. I had hope that something I said resonated with her. I thought we were really getting somewhere. That was a NEGATIVE! … Continue reading Jamie McGuire’s Sad, Rich, White Life 🙁
3 min read 4 STARS I'm not dying with you tonight. Nope, I'm not going to do it. I like living. Thank you, next! That's beside the point. I'm Not With You Tonight is actually a book by the powerful duo, Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal. Both authors have beautifully created a world that really … Continue reading I’m Not Dying With You Tonight by Kimberly Jones and Gilly Segal
As a reader we often find ourselves wanting to dive into a book when we really need to focus on our daily lives. I know I do. Over the years I've struggled to finding a balance between wanting to read and wanting to be present in whatever I'm doing. There are 5 things that I … Continue reading Episode 115 – Top 5 Tips To Balance Reading Life and Real Life
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell was disappointing to say the least. I can't see myself picking up another book by this author in the foreseeable future. This one might get a tad bit messy. It is what it is. I know I'm about to hurt a few people's feelings. Just know that I will still sleep the same tonight.
Todays episode is all about When They See Us, a Netflix limited series. I sit down with my 13 y/o son and husband to discuss the importance of this series and how it affects our lives personally. I urge you to listen with open ears and minds. Subscribe to podcast
*****4.5 STARS***** Have you ever read a book that changes your outlook on life? Well, I have a time or two. More importantly for this review, This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel, changed a piece of me that I never knew needed growth. I'm not going to go into details or specifics … Continue reading This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
I'm back!!! It feels so good to record podcast again. On today's episode, my husband and I are discussing an issue that came up regarding authors who dismiss the LGBTQ communities feelings regarding writing stories with gay or lesbian characters. We also discuss why some authors feel their books with black women on the cover … Continue reading Episode 113 – LGBTQ Community/Authors of Color
4 STARS The Favorite Daughter is an intriguing, complex, and provocative novel. This was my first book by Patti Callahan Henry and it won't be my last. Throughout the story, I felt many emotions ranging from anger to joy. That's what makes a good book you know. One that makes you feel and maybe even … Continue reading The Favorite Daughter by Patti Callahan Henry