Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined – Review

"This whole trip could have been set up to prove it to me once and for all. Life isn't fair, and anything is possible." Everything Beautiful Is Not Ruined is a stunning book. It so fully captures the heartbreaking nature of living. The depth and warmth and aching beauty of this book will stay with [...]

#amwriting

I've been asked quite a bit lately about my writing. What am I writing? When am I going to be finished? When will I submit? And, mostly, what happened to that other book you wrote? In January last year, I had a moment, sitting in my office, when I realized that I wasn't fulfilled. I [...]

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 [...]

How To Behave In a Crowd – Review

"I guess that's what happens when you're the only one to notice a thing: you feel responsible for it." How To Behave In A Crowd follows a French family living in a small town in rural France. We get our introduction and view of the family from the youngest son, Isadore. Dory, or Izzy, as [...]

The Goddesses – Review

"Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light." Nancy wants nothing more than to forget her life in San Diego. Even more, she wants to forget why her and her family had to move to Hawaii in the first place. Meeting Ana, pronounced On-a, gives her a chance [...]

Truly Madly Guilty – Review

"It was interesting that fury and fear could look so much the same." Truly Madly Guilty is a book that dug it's way deep under my skin and planted itself firmly in my heart. It explores the idea of what can happen on an ordinary day. A day where a group of adults, neighbors and [...]

The Guineveres – Review

"Stories are like that; they seek to unravel." The Guineveres is a haunting coming of age story told by Vere, one of four Guineveres living in a convent, being raised by nuns. These four girls aren't the only girls there, but they are all Guineveres, and so they form an unspoken bond through their shared [...]

Fitness Junkie – Review

"Sugar is the devil, you know." Janey Sweet finds herself in the midst of a strange midlife crisis. Strange because rather than developing on it's own, her crisis is thrust upon her by her boss and business partner. Over breakfast Beau breaks the news that Janey is fat: the mother of all F*words to Beau, [...]

Alphonse – Review

Before I start this review, I need to warn readers that this book and this review, deals with sensitive issues. Anyone who struggles reading about topics of sexual molestation, sexual abuse and rape should stop reading and be aware that this book deals with these topics. This review will contain spoilers, as I cannot delve [...]

Blogger Recognition Award

Danielle tagged me for this award, THANK YOU!!! Her blog is HERE and her Twitter is @dmcdowall129. Go give her a follow! I have never done this before, so this should be fun! Here is the Pirate Code (this means the rules for all ye land lubbers) I will be following: Thank the blogger who nominated you [...]