Happy Thanksgiving, my bookish friends!! I know this year may look different than in years past, but I pray that you are still able to have a Happy Thanksgiving and to find small blessings and give thanks throughout your day.  I am so thankful for this community of readers!! First, for all of you that […]

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I can describe Glimmer As You Can in one word. Meh. I read this at the same time as The Lions of 5th Avenue. The two themes and stories are so similar they started to blend together. This was a fast read for historical fiction with a unique premise. I just feel it fell a […]

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The Lions of Fifth Avenue was one of the three books I chose for Momma Leighellen’s Book Club for November. I typically pick unique historical fiction books and I thought this one would fit the bill. I really wanted to adore this one. It’s got a family actually living INSIDE of a library!! What could […]

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Ree Drummond is simply adorable! And in Frontier Follies she opens her front doors wide open and lets us into her home and life. I started following her blog about 15 years ago when my photography studio was first opening up. She would not only share recipes from the ranch but also stunning photography of […]

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Favorite Quote “You are not a photo, a brand, a character or a show.  Nor do you have to choose one or the other:  a dream or a dreamer.  You may be a woman of commotion and quiet.  Magic and brain.”  – Moon Song poem, from What Kind of Woman  Summary I’m coming at you […]

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“She preferred a good book to an assembly and liked to wander the countryside alone for hours.” – Jane, Jane in Love. Oh, can you see why a lot of us bookish peeps so easily fell in love with Jane Austen? She is one of us, my friends. A little bit awkward, a touch defiant, […]

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Have I bragged lately about how much I love Libro FM?  As a professional photographer, I spend a lot of time both in my office staring at a screen and in my car driving to shoots.  No matter how may times my friend @suethebookie raved about her love of audiobooks,  I somehow never thought they […]

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“My prayer is that this book transports you away from your troubles and envelopes you in the charm, romance and wistfulness we all need a little more of these days.” These were the author, Courtney Walsh hopes for her book, Just Like Home.  I’d say mission accomplished!  Who’s isn’t ready for a big old dose […]

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“Tell me, child, do we ever escape the evils of the past?” – The Ancestor The Ancestor is an incredibly spooky, heartbreaking, jaw dropping tale and was a huge hit for me. I think because I truly love historical fiction, I was drawn to the parts of the story based in cryptozoology. There were so […]

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Woah. You know how people talk about books that keep you up all night reading? Jar of Hearts is one of those books. And you know when people talk about books that they just can’t seem to get over and keep thinking about days and weeks after reading? This is one of those books. It […]

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