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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Anatomy of a Scandal – Review

Thank you to Netgalley and Atria/Emily Bestler Books for allowing 5171 Miles Book Blog a copy of this novel for review.  It's all we hear of lately in the news, a dirty word, a word that makes us dig deep and examine how we feel about the people committing the act, and the victims left... Continue Reading →

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 →

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