Book Review | Mourning Dove by Claire Fullerton #bookreview #mourningdove #southernfiction

Genre: Fiction, Southern fiction Published: June 29, 2018 Pages: 234 🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: This book took my breath away with its beautiful and emotional story of a family living in Memphis, TN in the early 70s. Millie and her older brother Finley are inseparable and she adores him. On the second page we’re told something…

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Discussion Post: Dust Jackets or Naked Books? #letsdiscuss2019 #thoughtfulthursday

Literary critic Michelle Dean wrote an article in 2013 for Flavorwire where she confessed, “Every hardcover that comes into my possession is desecrated, almost immediately, insofar as I automatically remove the dust jacket and often transport it directly to the trash.”  Okay does that statement stress anyone else out?! I have been known to peek under a…

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Book Review | The Songbird by Marcia Willets #bookreview #thesongbird #britishlit

Genre: British Lit, Fiction Published: December 4, 2018 Pages:320 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: I loved this sweet and heartwarming “slice of life” story and was completely invested in the lives of the characters. Filled with lovely British euphemisms and descriptions of a scenic and wild part of England called Brockscombe near Devon. (I looked it up…

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Top Ten Tuesday |New To Me Authors I Read In 2018

January 15, 2019 2018 was a BIG reading year for me! I read more than ever and was introduced to many new authors through social media and now…the blogging community! Here are TEN that really stood out for me. (Links to my reviews). 1. Christina Dodd | It Happened To Jessica 2. Sarah Morgan| The…

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #weeklyrecap #icymi

Last Week: Check out 6️⃣ posts from last week… What I Read: I finished 3 books and they were all different and lovely. I’m continuing to read at least one nonfiction book each week. 🍊The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker – very unique and thought provoking… First Lines | Review 🍊The Songbird by Marcia Willetts…

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Book Review | I’ll Be There For You: The One About Friends by Kelsey Miller #bookreview #friendstv

Genre: Nonfiction, Pop Culture Published: October 23, 2018 Pages: 304 🍊🍊🍊🍊/5 My Review: How you doin’? Marcel, did you poo in the shoe? PIVOT! PIVOT! Chanandler Bong Princess Consuela Banana Hammock I graduated in the early 90s so in 1994 when the show premiered I was already in the working world. From what I can…

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First Line Fridays: The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker #firstlines #thedreamers

Today’s First Lines comes from The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker which releases January 15, 2019. (Look for my 🍊🍊🍊🍊 review next week!) First Lines: At first, they blame the air. It’s an old idea, a poison in the ether, a danger carried in by the wind. A strange haze is seen drifting through town…

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Top Ten Tuesday | Most Anticipated Releases For January-June 2019

January 8, 2019 There are so many EXCEPTIONAL books coming out in 2019 it was challenging to keep it to just ten! This is me being excited about these books! (well obvi its Emma but still…) Here’s my list of my most anticipated reads for the next six months! January Lost Girls of Paris by…

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