Top 5 Wednesday :: Book Ripples

Sometimes books do this magical thing and suggest another book to you. Maybe it’s a common theme or a vibe, writing style similarities, or a quote an author used in a prologue – but you’re drawn to the second piece of literature. I call this a ripple effect. And some of my FAVORITE books in […]

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Spine Study :: The Carnelian Crow

FYI :: Possible spoilers if you haven’t read the first three installments in the Stoker & Holmes series. Goodreads synopsis found here. Let it be said: Very rarely, and I mean RARELY, do I switch book boyfriends in a single series. This little beaut, though? It’s got me ga-ga over a whole different man, far […]

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Spine Study :: Born To Wander

“Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.” Psalms 84:5 This past year, I read more Christian literature than the previous 27 years put together. A couple trips over to the bookstore on the campus of Central Christian College of the Bible had me stocked up for months at […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Book Wish List

This week’s topic over at the Top 5 Wednesday Goodreads Group is a Wishlist for Books/Bookish Things. I’m gonna be real with y’all, I couldn’t narrow this post down to just five books so I picked five for both Nonfiction choices and Fiction. LEGGO. I mixed a little of both new releases and old. Has […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Summer Reads

When I think “summer” I think “water.” This girl right here (thumbs pointed toward myself) is just too pasty-white to be out in muggy, Missouri heat without a body of water nearby. The above picture just so happens to be my backyard. Fun, right? ⬆️ What was it Major Payne said: “I’ll be on you […]

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May :: Wrap Up

I set out with a goal, ladies and gentlemen, for the month of May = to only read books I WANTED to. Seems silly, right? Wrong. Here’s the thing: I put so much pressure on myself to read “big kid” books, i.e. the classics. I’m constantly berating myself: “Read something adult for a change. Something […]

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