All Our Broken Pieces – Review + GIVEAWAY

"Every so often, something happens that's so surreal, something inside of you changes. Closeness with a stranger becomes a sacrificial moment where, in a blink, in a breath, you lose a piece of yourself to them. Forever altered, an exchange of damaged, spliced shards of soul.

Bright Burning Stars – Review

"Nothing shadows the art of dance. It's a union of body, mind, and music. Classical dance is known for being ruthless. So commit to yourself and fight for your destiny." Bright Burning Stars takes us into the highly competitive and intense world of classical ballet training in the Paris Opera Ballet School. We meet Kate [...]

When Elephants Fly – Review

"Crazy is genetic. It's the house I was born inside. There are no windows, just two locked doors. One door leads to Normal, the other to Insanity. At some point, I will inherit a key, but I don't get to pick which door it unlocks." Life is anything but certain for High School Senior, T. [...]

I Liked My Life

"People think of ghosts as haunting, but it's the other way around. You all haunt me. My life is now a delicious dessert just out of reach." Maddy was a devoted mother, a perfect housewife. She handled the day to day life of her husband and daughter with laughter and grace. No one would have [...]

How To Walk Away – Review

"It's the trying that heals you. That's all you have to do. Just try." Everything Margaret Jacobsen has worked for is at her fingertips. Her dream job. Her dream wedding. Her dream fiancé. Until, on what should have been the happiest day of her life, everything was taken away in one accident. Now, in the [...]

I’m crazy… for the latest Paper Obscura box!

It's probably complete coincidence, but did anyone else notice that we left last month's Paper Obscura box devastated in California... And now we're crazy in Cali?! I think there's some sort of evil genius afoot in their planning division... Or maybe I'm just delusional and paranoid. Like this month's box! When the Maker Card asks [...]

The Winter Sisters – Review

Before I start with this review, I will warn readers that there is content about sexual abuse, rape, and domestic violence. It isn't overtly graphic, but the descriptions do not shy away from the terrible and traumatic reality these events cause. It is a highly emotional book. "But what was gone? Gone was not buried. [...]

The Elizas – Review

"A different person might have let this go. You could say I chase strife and welcome complication." Eliza Fontaine is no stranger to drama. She's always had a flair for the melodramatic. But her most extreme acts were caused by a brain tumor. Resulting in extreme paranoia and multiple drowning attempts. After a life saving [...]

Drift Stumble Fall – Review + GIVEAWAY

"At first, I did what most people do when they don't want to face up to a problem. Nothing." Richard Brown is living someone else's life. At least, that's how it feels. On the surface he has it all. A wife, two kids, a house, a job. Even two pushy in-laws. But more and more [...]

2018 – We have plans!

Last year I sat down around this time, give or take a few days, and started this blog. When I first started, I wasn't exactly sure what this space was going to be. I knew I wanted to explore my writing more, and I wanted to start reviewing books. But I didn't really know what [...]