“He matters more to me than the voices in my head.” Anna, in The Heart Principle I think The Heart Principal is Helen Huong’s best, most thought provoking and heartwarming book to date. Yes, it is hella steamy but it’s also rich in storytelling, deep in emotional connection, and honest in its representation of mental […]

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“Libraries are like a net, there to catch those of us in danger of falling through the cracks.  That’s what we’re really fighting to protect.” – The Last Chance Library My last book of August did not disappoint and is the perfect book for book lovers.  If you love libraries, books about libraries, books with book […]

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“I don’t know how to forgive you. How to forget what you did to me. Or if it’s even possible. But I would like to try.” – Lady Katherine, Heart in the Highlands I finished this sweet story while on vacation. Heart in the Highlands was everything I love about Regency romance!!! A gorgeous setting, […]

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For The Love of Friends was so much fun!! I have been a professional photographer for almost twenty years now. I have shot a LOT of weddings. Before that, I was the wedding coordinator for our church. So let me tell you, For the Love of Friends was SPOT ON when it came to describing […]

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I adore @farrahrochon, ever since I got to chat with her after our @thechicklitbookclub group read The Boyfriend Project.  Farrah is funny, approachable, down to earth and joyful.  She somehow seems to permeate the pages of her novels with those same qualities.  The Dating Playbook was no different.  SUMMARY The story follows a Fitness Instagrammer […]

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“This is part of life.  Emergencies and responsibilities and managing small fires all the time.  There’s quiet moments, too.  Good moments.  Moments when we can ask for more.”  – Christina Lauren, The Soulmate Equation Review: Oh friends.  This book hit me so hard!! I don’t remember the last time I felt so connected to a […]

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“It was clear the right woman could wield great power over a man.” – Jody Hedlund, Come Back to Me. Thank goodness this is going to be a series, because I definitely need MORE OF THIS in my life!! One of my all-time favorite books is The Time Travelers wife.  And one of my favorite […]

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Happy Pub Day, my friends!! This colorful collection of beautiful books is out today!  Thank you to the tagged publishers for the gifted copies! ✨ People We Meet on Vacation (@BOTM) – A sweet friends to lovers romcom by @emilyhenry filled with travel and tension.   ✨ Where the Rhythm Takes You (@Storygramtours @epicreads @sarahdasswrites) – […]

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How do you cope with stress?   Clearly, #carbsandcomfortreads needs to be a thing.  Or maybe #carbscoffeeandcoping ?? I definitely am one to eat and read my feelings away, so all this stress with my @mommaleighellensbooknook influencer account being taken down by @instagram has kept me in bed with donuts and my favorite books, including […]

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“and thine ears shall hear a word behind thee saying ‘This is the way, walk ye in it.” – A Dance In Donegal What a perfect book to read for St Patty’s Day! I was able to enjoy this with a full plate of corned beef and cabbage on my lap, so I was fully […]

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