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 [...]

Turtles All The Way Down – Review

"The thing about a spiral is, if you follow it inward, it never actually ends. It just keeps tightening, infinitely." There are about a million different thoughts rushing through my brain about this book, but there's really only one that's important. If you've ever known someone to struggle with mental illness, this book helps open [...]

We All Fall Down – Review

"I stay in the car because I'm not welcome at the door." From the very first sentence we see the tension built into the backstory of this YA thriller. Theo and Paige have been friends forever. Paige battles anxiety and Theo battles ODD, ADHD and a number of other disorders. Together they can face anything. [...]

Counting Wolves Blog Tour

This week, I am happy to be a part of the blog tour for a new book, Counting Wolves. Thank you to XPresso Book Tours for the review copy! "Most secrets we hide even from ourselves." Counting Wolves is a book exploring what fear can do to us. How it can impact us and effect [...]