6 Favorite Reads of 2018

I managed to knock out 94 books in 2018 – a well rounded number I was happy with when December came to a close. My reading seasons were a lot like Oreo binges, y’all – I’d gobble down five or six and then not look at an Oreo again for two or three weeks. You […]

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3 Poems that Remind Me of Home

Using a few of my photographs, I overlaid three poems which remind me of home each time I read them. Poetry is magic. It’s in the way words capture light or a cool touch or a whispered voice. Whether the stanzas are heavy with melancholy or light-footed with rhyme, poetry has a way of sneaking […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Favorite Covers

Ima be real with y’all – last week’s Top 5 Wednesday was challenging AF. And I liked it. Therefore –> I’m going to dig a little deeper into this week’s prompt over at the Goodreads group = “favorite covers.” In the spirit of bookish-challenge, let’s narrow down some of my favorite covers for very specific reasons. Favorite […]

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Book Tag :: The Lady Janies

Hi. (Small wave from the girl curled up in a hoodie and fuzzy socks right now, ’cause it’s fall in mid-Missouri, y’all!) I’m currently avoiding some edit work I need to be doing on a western short story. I’ve been working on it the last couple weeks and hoping I can share it tomorrow, therefore, using […]

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Top 5 Wednesday :: Dear Younger Me

Decided to go in a little different direction for the Top 5 Wednesday prompt this week. (Check out the Goodreads Group here!) The topic this week is all about hindsight – books you would suggest for your younger self, books you wish you would’ve read “back then”, books that would’ve helped with your confidence and/or opened your […]

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June :: Wrap Up

Total books read :: 10 Memorable quote ::  “I am too fond of reading books to care to write them.” ― Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray (I believe these were Henry’s words.) F&%! One, Marry One, Kill One :: 1. F&%! :: Andrew Ryan from Reichs’ Temperance Brennan series – good Lawhd, that […]

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