Ember Queen by Laura Sebastian

As with the first two parts of this series, I love this finale! Sebastian is amazing and I love the world she built. Though life hasn't allowed much time for posting, I have been reveling in amazing worlds last month. I finished this series and then The Belles and the Firebird series (end of that... Continue Reading →

The Belles and The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton

The Belles and The Everlasting Rose are the first two books in Clayton's The Belles series. I had read The Belles last year during my hiatus but never reviewed it. There is an untitled third book in the works according to Goodreads too. As it is, these two were originally written as a duology but... Continue Reading →

June International Days

June is a HUGE month for observances and celebrations but my personal library is terribly low on the very things these days wish to raise awareness on. Recommendations from readers would be much appreciated! Also, I recognize this is terribly late, but even with the lapse in punctuality, these books are still worth recommending. Despite... Continue Reading →

Some timely book recs…

Even though it hasn't really been possible for me to get together my normal posts lately, I still want to take a few minutes and send out some book recs for those of us who aren't African Americans and don't have first hand experience to understand what is going on in the US with all... Continue Reading →

A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

I had a decent rotation going for my posts to make sure I covered all my interests for a while there, but now life has intervened. Nothing bad, just busy and hard to keep track and I made a plan to not let things get crazy so I'm letting it go. It's actually kinda funny... Continue Reading →

Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson

I first heard of Temple Grandin because of the 2010 movie of her life. It was amazing to watch the changes she made in the cattle industry captured within the movie. Don't get me wrong, the movie involves a lot more than her innovation when it tells her life story, but that part of it... Continue Reading →

Inspired by kids books

I loved reading bedtime stories to my son when he was really little. We fell off it for a long while when he was old enough to read on his own, though. As mentioned a few days ago, we recently started reading at the dinner table instead. It's had me thinking about some of his... Continue Reading →

Luke 9

For the text of Luke 9, click here. The chapter opens with Jesus sending out the twelve apostles with "power and authority" as was recounted in Matthew 10 and Mark 6. Jesus is mostly quoted the same, though Matthew is a little more wordy as usual and some of the intention does get a little... Continue Reading →

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala

Honestly, I was fairly mesmerized by Deraniyagala's story. Like so many others, I can't imagine what she went through and continues to go through. It's a difficult book to review beyond saying that she writes beautifully and candidly and is absolutely mesmerizing. On the one hand, I appreciate all the little details that cry out... Continue Reading →

A WordPress.com Website.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: