February Blogger Book Club Link Up!

It's hard to believe it's already the end of February. I can't say I'm upset though. It's been a long month. It feels like we've been suffering through the longest winter ever. I guess in a way we have since we've gotten a year's worth of snow IN A MONTH!Moving on....more

Picture Book Month: Recent Releases

November is picture book month, and even though I have older kids now, we still read picture books. My 7 year old is particularly fond of them. What I've learned as they've gotten older is that there are picture books for kids of all ages, from simple stories meant to entertain toddlers to more complex and educational books for older kids. We've recently read four picture books that were released this Fall, and I just had to share them. ...more

Reading Maeve Binchy Books Is The Comfort Food Equivalent of Literature

You know how somedays, you just want to curl up in bed, pull the covers over your head, and feel gloomy? On days like that, Maeve Binchy's writing is the literary equivalent of chicken noodle soup and mashed potatoes. From her fiction to her new memoir, Binchy brings to life characters and situations that become your friends. ...more

A Book Review - Life After Life

I've completely slacked on the blog pretty much the entire month of October. Not intentionally, it just happened. But I'm vowing to start writing again. And I'm starting today with a book review, which I'm hoping (and currently planning) will be more often on here. As many of you know, I read A TON. Definitely not like some of those book bloggers out there, but I'm always reading something. And since I'm always reading, I figure it only makes sense to start reviewing some of those reads on here. It is, after all, a huge part of my world....more

3 Reasons To Read (and Watch) Sexy, Scottish 'Outlander'

I tuned into the Outlander series on STARZ without knowing much about it. I was intrigued by the promos airing months leading up to premiere. Well, saying I was hooked with Outlander after the first episode aired, it would be putting it mildly. All my TV and writing time just went out the window. ...more
As an historical fiction writer and avid Diana Gabaldon fan, I've read the entire series of ...more

Five Ways Florence Gordon Will Surprise You

At seventy-five Florence Gordon,  a self-proclaimed "old feminist", begins gathering her past work and thoughts into a memoir. Despite her hesitations, Florence enlists her granddaughter Emily, caught in limbo on a break from college, to help research and keep things organized....more

If Only Blog Tour: The Saddest Words

How to be a Woman: An accessible and funny discussion of the F-word

 "You can tell whether some misogynistic societal pressure...more

The Witch's Daughter: Because who doesn't love a time traveling witch?

 I admit it. I often choose books based upon their covers. Cringe, judge, I don't care....more
Thank you for the review. I'm always looking for something new to read.more

The Chosen: A story of friendship and faiths

 Since junior high, I've harbored a fascination with Jewish history and the Holocaust....more