Book Club Discussions

Based on Surveys Fielded September 2020 - April 2021 Opinion please... What's the best part of a memorable book club meeting? The wine served or the book discussion generated? Be honest. A glass, or two, of a good wine may get a discussion flowing, but for me, a successful meeting comes down to how many…

Bookmarked: Reviews Q1 2021

Winter Months + Car Travel + Vacation Days = Lots of Book Time A three week getaway to Florida jumpstarted my 2021 reading adventures. With a twenty-hour drive each way, plus some vacation days sitting on a beach and a few more winter nights cozied up in my reading nook spurred a prolific quarter of…

Not Your Typical Valentine

Valentine's Day, 2021: Sadness, Dismay & Anger I had drafted a post for today about love and relationships, using a sappy poem my main character receives from her love interest on Valentine's Day. Then, last night I unearthed another dark side of publishing which broke my heart: Piracy. After reading multiple five-star reviews of Kristin…

2020 Book Reviews: Reading

A well-read library is a well-toned mind. In a year marked by turmoil and uncertainty, I found reading sustained me to occupy my mind, body, and soul. From my favorite genre, historical fiction, to non-fiction to biographies to young adult, my reading list this year varied and held my interest to initiate thoughtful discussions. Below…