7 Gift Ideas For Graduates

Graduation is an exciting time regardless of the student’s age. Perhaps she is completing kindergarten, ready to officially become a “big kid.” Maybe he is preparing to attend college in the fall, or venture out into the real world. All of these transitions are equal […]

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Best Book Of The Year (So Far)

We’re not even half way through 2018 and I am pretty confident I’ve found my favorite novel of the year. Yesterday I finished An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, which was published on February 6th. I immediately needed to shout from the rooftops (aka social […]

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What I Read In April

April was a big month for my DNF list. Just like last month, I read a bunch of books that were solidly meh, and I had a hard time getting into most of them. I’m not sure if that’s the books, or me having a lot […]

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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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