The World That We Knew – Alice Hoffman

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  I was very lucky to have been given the opportunity to review Alice Hoffman’s newest upcoming release, The World That We Knew, prior to its release date*. When this fun surprise showed up in my mail box, my first reaction was major heart eyes at the cover. Pictures truly…

Find Your Person

You’re probably thinking – why am I on a book blog reading about finding my person?! Weird, right? I tend to ride on the emotional side, like all of the time, and I’m constantly reflecting on my emotions and life and my relationships and just everything. I have a lot of feelings, ok?! Evan and…

Why Reading With Family Is So Important

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  Who else loves when family members join you in your crazy obsession with books?! My nieces, specifically Haidyn, love to read! Every Christmas I’ve gifted her books and there’s something so special and nostalgic about gifting books that YOU also loved to read as a young girl,…

Let’s Talk About Young Adult

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  I shocked myself when I discovered how much I enjoy Young Adult books. To be honest, I don’t remember when I read my very first YA book, but I’m sure I had judged the genre for not living up to my standards or for lacking quality. It’s…

Verity – Colleen Hoover

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads! –  After seeing Verity all over Instagram, I finally ordered it on Amazon (it is independently published therefore not sold in bookstores) and now that I’ve finished, I’m really kicking myself that I didn’t read this sooner. WHAT in the world is this book?? I devoured this book in one…

A Touch of Nostalgia

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads –  I was rearranging my bookshelves over the weekend and came across two books that hit me with major nostalgia. Keep Love in Your Heart, Little One and Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends are two books that hold such sentimental value to my heart. You know those books that you don’t always pick…

Jefferson’s Sons – Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads –  In true Aleigh fashion, I read one book by an author and then I must read every other book written by them! After finishing The War That Saved My Life series, I discovered Jefferson’s Sons by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley. Jefferson’s Sons is the untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s children born to his…

Read This – I Promise It’s Worth It

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads –  Last year, I strolled into my neighborhood bookstore and browsed their sale section, because who doesn’t want to snag a book for $5.99? Among the sale books, Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk sat among the shelves, peering out at me as if I needed to grab her. The cover…

Historical Fiction Is Where It’s At

– follow me on Instagram + Goodreads –  Three years ago I read The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah and my life was forever changed. Since then, my love for historical fiction with a focus on WWII and the Holocaust has only grown deeper with each book I read. 9 times out of 10, I reach for historical…