Two days ago, I celebrated my 30th birthday! At first, it seemed daunting. Time seems to be going so fast. You know what they say, "Time flies when you're having fun!" And it is true, most of the time I was laughing until my sides ached. However, there were some moments where I didn't know if … Continue reading Bucket List for my 30’s!
*I received a copy of The Chalk Man courtesy of Blogging for Books in exchange for an honest review. * HOLY SUSPENSE BATMAN! The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor kept me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end. The story is narrated by Ed, a man in his 40's. However, the book goes between … Continue reading The Chalk Man by CJ Tudor~Review
*I received this book in an exchange for an honest review* "Everyone deserves a change..."-Bob, from The Flawed Ones This book took so much courage to write. The Flawed Ones- A Story of Mental Illness, Addiction, and Love by Jay Chirino is a book that dives deep into the core of mental illness. The author is a Mental … Continue reading The Flawed Ones by Jay Chirino~Review
On Monday I will be turning 30! It is unbelievable how fast time has gone. I am currently trying to think about when I turned 20. I was a completely different person. The person I was 10 years ago is just a shadow of the person I am now. However, this is not necessarily a … Continue reading Goodbye 20’s!!
* I received Beckoned in exchange for an honest review. Thank you, Aviva Vaughn! Get transported to Barcelona and London in the first part of Aviva Vaughn's 4-part series, Beckoned: From London with Love. Angela Holquin arrives in London ready to plan some outings with her friends from school. However, no one can attend since they are … Continue reading Beckoned, Part 1: From London With Love by Aviva Vaughn ~ Review
*Thank you Bethany House for giving me a copy of this book in exchange for a review!* This is not the first time I have read Julie Klassen. I have read several of her works including The Painter's Daughter, The Girl in the Gatehouse, and Lady of Milkweed Manor. So when I received the email that I … Continue reading The Ladies Of Ivy Cottage by Julie Klassen~Review
Worth. It is of Germanic origin. The Old English word for it is weorth. Many times we see it as an adjective meaning the value of an object. However, there are times when people use worth in reference to a person. In America, we just celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday. This is such … Continue reading Worth
"It may be unfair, but what happens in a few days, sometimes in a single day, can change the course of a whole lifetime..." -The Kite Runner The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini is an unbelievably moving book. Amir is the son of a wealthy merchant in Afghanistan. He is constantly trying to earn his father's … Continue reading The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
So I recently reviewed Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden. I read it for a 2017 Book Challenge. I really did love the book and found the world of the Geisha fascinating, I just wish that the book was written from a Japanese perspective. However, I was thrilled to watch the movie again, after FINALLY … Continue reading Memoirs of a Geisha Book vs. Movie
Only a few close friends of mine know that I want to be a writer. Not just a book reviewer or a blog writer. I remember in college when I was thinking about my major, I almost thought about doing a double major in either journalism, creative writing or literature. However, I was already terrified … Continue reading Writing Inspiration