book lists

10 Contemporary Black Authors You Need to Read

With everything going on in today’s society, I thought I would share a few special books that I’ve read, here is my list of books by contemporary black female authors – brilliant works by fierce women that everyone should read. Each person picks up a book for their own reason. It may be to escape […]

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4.5 stars, Mary Elizabeth

Tramp by Mary Elizabeth – Book Review

Tramp is truly a 4.5 STAR book. It’s been too long since I’ve read a Mary Elizabeth book, almost two years. Too since her last book. She’s been hiding from us. But, I’m not mad about it because she has come back strong. Mary Elizabeth is not playing around with this book. I’m going to […]

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book lists, minimalism, self help

Best Books on Minimalism – Top 12

Want to simplify your life? Here are the best books on minimalism around. Start with these books to help declutter your books and your life. Get ready to live a more simple life filled with books. A little over two years ago, I realized I was placing a lot of my personal value on the […]

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2021 books, book list

2021 Book Releases – Most Anticipated

Are you excited about the 2021 book releases? Here you will find 10 most-anticipated books coming our way in 2021. Who else is ready for 2020 to be over? It’s been one hell of a year. Between the pandemic, social unrest, presidential election, etc. – it’s been a lot. It’s time to get ready for […]

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book club, book list

Top 21 Book Club Books for 2021

What happens when it’s your turn to host book club? What book should you pick? I have 21 book club books for 2021 just for you. One of my favorite things in the world is attending my local book club. It’s so fun and liberating to take the night off and hang out with fellow […]

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book of the month

November Book of the Month 2020

November Book of the Month 2020 choices are available now! It’s time to decide which of the five books you want to arrive at your door. It’s time to pick your Book of the Month for October 2020. Book of the Month is my all time favorite book subscription service. I’ve had many over the […]

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reading challenge

Pretty Mess Reading 2021 Reading Challenge

Have you been searching for the ultimate Reading Challenge for 2021? Join me for the 2021 Reading Challenge and read a book every two weeks. Do you want to up your reading game in 2021? I know I do. Well, I have the ultimate challenge for you – the Pretty Mess Reading 2021 Reading Challenge! […]

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bookmarks, printable

Printable Bookmarks for Book Lovers

Using Printable Bookmarks for Books Lovers It looks like loads and loads of people are replacing physical books with e-readers these days. There are many of us who love the feel of holding a book in our hands. For those who prefer holding a book, you know the value of finding beautiful bookmarks. These printable […]

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3 stars

In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren | Book Review

I went back and forth trying to decide if I wanted to write a book review of In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren and in the end here I am. I guess you can say the whole, groundhog day trope was far too distracting for me. Unfortunately, I can only give In a Holidaze 3 […]

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digital planners, freebies

Free Reading Digital Planner

This stunning 7-page reading digital planner is a must for book lovers!  You can access it right on your phone or tablet and has everything you need to keep your book lists, favorite quotes, and favorite books organized. Digital planning is all the latest craze. I’m not one to follow crazes but I have really gotten […]

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book lists

25 Great Gifts for Book Lovers

What do you buy for your favorite bookworm? Well, that’s where this list comes in. I recommend opting for a creative present that highlights their favorite pastime. I’m going to help you find the best gifts for book lovers. These great gifts for book lovers—that aren’t books, mostly—will delight every bibliophile, no matter the genre they prefer. […]

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blogging, free

Book Review Questions You Need To Ask Yourself

I don’t think there is s right way or wrong way to write a book review. I do believe that book review questions prepared before you start writing it helps guide you to write the best review you can. Up until recently, I would spend hours trying the write the perfect review. Sometimes I would […]

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