Left Neglected – Book Review

Left Neglected by Lisa Genova - Book Review

Left Neglected, written by the author of Still Alice, is a book you should consider checking out.  It is the story of Sarah Nickerson and her traumatic brain injury. If you know anything about Lisa Genova, the author, you’ll know she holds a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from Harvard University, so it makes perfect sense that [...]

Book Review – A Paris Wife

A Paris Wife - Book Review

I’ve decided not to summarize the entire book when I do a review, because summaries are a dime a dozen. Whenever I want to read a book, I look to find out what other readers thought of the book, so that’s what I’m giving you – my thougts.   A Paris Wife sucked me in [...]

Uglies – A Book Review

Uglies - Summer Reading List - Young Adult Fiction

Uglies by Scott Westerfield is the story of life in the future, a very pretty life that leaves little room for difference in the way we look. In his novel, Westerfield creates a world where at sixteen years of age, the uglies (all children who have not had their transforming surgery) undergo a series of [...]

Where’d You Go Bernadette, A Book Review

Where'd You Go Bernadette - A Book Review

Where’d You Go Bernadette is the first book I chose to read from my summer reading list and it did not disappoint. Bernadette is an incredibly intelligent and creative women who has also become a bit too eccentric for her own good.  Before her daughter was born with life-threatening health problems, Bernadette, a renown architect, [...]

Chase: Bible Study Review

Chase: Bible Study Review

What are you chasing? Jennie Allen asks that loaded question in her Bible study Chase. When her publicist contacted and asked me to review this study, I never hesitated.  I already knew I loved Jennie and her raw, honest writing, the way she shares her life, both the good and bad things, with her readers. [...]

Whatcha Readin’? – Lobster Rolls & Blueberry Pie

Lobster ROlls and Blueberry Pie

I go to the library all the time.  Sometimes I go with a list in my hand or a specific book in my head.  Other times I peruse the aisles, picking up this book or that.  Once in a while, when I know I’ll be there for a good long while, I collect a stack [...]

The secret is in the…


~Thanks~ “How I want to see the weight of glory break my thick scales, the weight of glory smash the chains of desperate materialism, split the numbing shell of deadening entertainment, bust up the ice of catatonic hearts.  I want to see God…” (p. 110) These are the words of Ann Voskamp in her book [...]