You Were There Too – Colleen Oakley

(are we friends on Goodreads?!) I’ve been teetering between a 3 and 4 star rating for You Were There Too by Colleen Oakley. I truly did enjoy this book and it was a solid 3.5/4 stars for me up until the very end, which I felt was incessantly rushed and kind of out of left field. With…

February Wrap Up

It’s pretty crazy that it’s already March! 2020 is flying by and the reality that we get married next month is really sinking in. As planning is dwindling, I’ve been able to focus more time on my reading life which has been so productive and fulfilling. They say February is the month of love – I for…

Karolina’s Twins – Ronald H. Balson

  Historical fiction, you truly have my heart. 3.5 stars rounded up for Karolina’s Twins because I just love historical fiction that much. The writing itself was average but any time there is a touching story of a Holocaust survivor, I will always base my rating off of that regardless if the writing is sub-par. Loosely…

The Grace Year – Kim Liggett

I finished The Grace Year a few days ago and have been trying to collect my thoughts on this book. I’ve been scouring Goodreads and reviews to read others’ thoughts and compare to my own interpretation (yes, this is what I do in my spare time LOL). I’m honestly struggling to find the words to…

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…