Book Review: The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church 

I first loved him because he taught me the flight of a bird, precisely how it happens, how it is possible. Lift. Wing structure and shape, the concepts of wing loading, drag, thrust. The perfectly allotted tasks of each differently shaped feather. The hollowness of bones to reduce weight, to overcome gravity. I was too … Continue reading Book Review: The Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth J. Church 

Book Review: The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner

What if my brain is choosing to block out not trauma, but something else altogether? Impossible. I have to dismiss the thought. I have to believe what Jacob is saying. The conversation was all in fun. Just because someone talks about murder, doesn’t mean they intend to actually kill someone. Kyra suffered a traumatic brain … Continue reading Book Review: The Twilight Wife by A.J. Banner

Book Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa 

There was a blast on the ship’s siren. We were going— together— to somewhere where no one would measure our heads or noses, or compare the texture of our hair, or classify the color of our eyes. We were going to the island you drew in the muddy water of a city to which we … Continue reading Book Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa 

Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

I just had a small out of body experience when I realized just how many people care about my little blog. Current follower count  is 558 and I only  know one in real life!  Thank you all for your ongoing support and interest. I  hope I can continue to provide relevent and informative reviews and … Continue reading Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

Book Review: Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

My name is Rebecca Winter. Eleven years ago, I was abducted. Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra opens with a girl desperate to escape a challenging past and the prospect of a dismal future. When caught stealing she misappropriates the identity of an abduction victim- a risky move that saves her from present danger but sets her on … Continue reading Book Review: Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

Book Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope

They’ll send you to Sharston, and you’ll never come out. Was she mad, then, for breaking a window? Mad for kicking and biting those men? Was that all it took? Set in Yorkshire in 1911 The Ballroom by Anna Hope uses a forbidden romance to examine the controversial history of mental asylums, the ease with which … Continue reading Book Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

“What if the best thing for Ruth isn’t winning this case?” Micah replies. “What if the reason this is so important to her isn’t because of what she’s going to say… but rather the fact that she is finally being given the chance to say it?” With unsurpassed grace and courage Jodi Picoult tackles yet … Continue reading Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult