Favorite Quote Friday

Ashley "There is sacredness in tears, someone once said. What I learned that day was that without pain there could be no deliverance, without sin, no salvation. That in this life, it is only through sadness that one could truly experience joy. And although you are shaped by experience, you are ultimately defined by your... Continue Reading →

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Ten Below Zero – Review

I don't have the slightest idea where to start with this book. It's one of the greats that stole my words and left me with the most beautiful mess of emotions. When I pick up a novel, I read for experience, understanding and emotion. Occasionally, I read to escape or venture to a different location.... Continue Reading →

A Monster Calls – Review

The lovely, Fettered Matriarch, reviewed A Monster Calls a few months ago, convincing me to read this short, illustrated novel. Kacy's review was very persuasive, she and I are quite similar, and I knew I could take her recommendation and run with it. I'm so glad I did, because this was a moving story. At 12:07... Continue Reading →

The Rules of Rain – Review

Many thanks to Netgalley and SourceBooks for the chance to read and review this novel. Leah Scheier's upcoming release Rules of Rain explores family relationships in one of the most interesting ways I've experienced as a reader. The main character, Rain, has grown accustomed to taking care of the needs of her family members, especially... Continue Reading →

Favorite Quote Friday

Ashley "Do not trouble yourself much to get new things, whether clothes or friends. Turn the old; return to them. Things do not change, we change. Sell your clothes and keep your thoughts. God will see that you do not want society." -Henry David Thoreau, Walden Sabrina (This is me to a T) "You know... Continue Reading →

Teaser Thursday – Whore by Willow Aster

Whore by Willow Aster is coming on December 26th! “I need a reason to exist.” Beautiful, intelligent, independent, strong-willed, wealthy—Lilith Fontenot seems by all appearances, to have it all. But that’s not how the highest paid prostitute in New Orleans sees herself. A stain on society. A scourge. A waste. Outsider. Prisoner… Any idyllic dream of... Continue Reading →

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