Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley

We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley is the kind of book you read when you really want to argue with someone, but you don’t want to damage all of your personal relationships. Catherine West is forty-four years old,  and leads a pretty charmed life. She’s a member of the one percent with a $80,000Continue reading “Book Review: We Could Be Beautiful by Swan Huntley”

Waiting on Wednesday #14 // Indelible by Adelia Saunders

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating. This week I am waiting on Indelible by Adelia Saunders. Publication Date: January 17, 2017 Magdalena has an unsettling gift. She sees writing on the body of everyone she meets–names, dates, details both banal and profound–andContinue reading “Waiting on Wednesday #14 // Indelible by Adelia Saunders”

Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

 Is this the perfect marriage or the perfect lie?   What really happens behind closed doors? Of course, this is a trick question because no one knows what happens behind a closed door. It’s unobservable, except when told from the perspective of one of the parties involved. Even then, the narrator isn’t entirely impartial. B.A.Continue reading “Book Review: Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris”

Memorable Monday #1 // A Rebuke to That Old Chicken Joke

Sometimes awesome quotes fall into your lap and you just can’t stop thinking about them. This quote has been with me all week from Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson. It’s a bit of a twist on the old chicken joke we all know and love.

Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

This debut novel has probably the most misleading title ever. Kitchens of the Great Midwest is my local bookstore’s selection for the month. At first, based on the title I thought that this was a memoir, cookbook, or another genre of non-fiction, but then I found out that it was a novel and I was veryContinue reading “Book Review: Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal”