Terrific Tuesdays

Photo by rawpixel.com on Pexels.com Recently I have been hosting a very negative attitude due to the fact that I was passed up for a new position within my job. It wasn't a promotion, there was no prospective pay increase, and in fact, it would have required me to work in close proximity to people… Continue reading Terrific Tuesdays

That wonderful moment when…

  ...you finish a novel! Of course, you're never really "done" with a novel until it's been printed, but I can confidently say that for the first time ever I have finished writing and editing (two rounds) of a novel that I wrote for NaNoWriMo last year. I didn't realize how difficult it would be… Continue reading That wonderful moment when…

Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

The tale of Rumpelstiltskin is one of my absolute favorites so when I learned that Naomi Novik had written a short story in a collection of retold fairy tales, I hurriedly picked it up and read it. The book was The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by┬áDominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe. Then I discovered… Continue reading Review: Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

Upcoming Books: Eternal Life by Dara Horn

I received an Advanced Reader's Copy of this book from W.W. Norton Publishers. I was excited to read this because of the great reviews I was hearing about it. The premise for this book is that Rachel can't die, but she wants to. After living two thousand years and watching children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, lovers, husbands,… Continue reading Upcoming Books: Eternal Life by Dara Horn

Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

In Baltimore, Maryland, 1944, Tess DeMillo finds herself pregnant and alone. Her only way of escape is to break off her engagement to the love of her life and marry the father of the baby which forces her to leave her hometown and move to Hickory, North Carolina. Married to a complete stranger, she soon… Continue reading Book Review: The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain

Upcoming Books: “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin

I received this book as an Advanced Readers Copy from Penguin Random House and I am so grateful to have been given the opportunity to read it before its publication. I originally had applied for the book because the publisher was giving away a black canvas bag with the cover art on it and it… Continue reading Upcoming Books: “The Immortalists” by Chloe Benjamin

Themes & Treats Book Club: A Book That Intimidates You

What makes a book intimidating? It could be how big the book is. I'm sorry, Moby Dick is how long? Or maybe it's the subject matter. Let's face it, a book on philosophy is not everybody's cup of tea. Whatever the reason, there are millions of books that intimidate readers of all ages and backgrounds,… Continue reading Themes & Treats Book Club: A Book That Intimidates You

Introducing The Bibliophilia Co on Etsy

The Bibliophilia Co is a new shop on Etsy that specializes in upcycled book crafts. The shop is dedicated to breathing new life into books that have seen better days. Instead of watching them disintegrate from monuments of literature into decay, The Bibliophilia Co transforms them into new items such as eReader cases, coasters, bookmarks,… Continue reading Introducing The Bibliophilia Co on Etsy