How I Celebrated Independent Bookstore Day

I’m fortunate to live in a community with a beautiful, thriving historic downtown. Sure, we have a Wal-Mart, Olive Garden, and Home Depot, among many other corporate chain businesses. We also have a large number of independently owned businesses, shops, and restaurants. “Shop local” is […]

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Library Sale Book Haul

I used to look forward to my library’s used book sales for the opportunity to add some great finds to my ever expanding book collection. While browsing, I always found myself looking at what other shoppers were buying and wanting to chat about books. So I started […]

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My 5 Favorite Love Stories

With Valentine’s Day approaching, I’ve been thinking about romance novels and I can’t say I’m knowledgable when it come to that genre. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve read my fair share of romance novels (even venturing into what some may call “weird” erotica.) I firmly believe there’s […]

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When A Book Becomes A Way Of Life

Every book I read affects me. Regardless of whether I enjoy it or not, even if I don’t finish it, everything I read teaches me something. Even if the reading experience isn’t positive, there are takeaways and inspiration to be found. Then occasionally, a book […]

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What I Read in December

  No One Is Coming To Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts Despite a slow start, this is a beautifully written novel all the way through. Since finishing the book, I’ve seen it described as a re-telling of The Great Gatsby. I didn’t pick up […]

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