Rewards of Reading

It’s been a while since I’ve lost myself in a book, ingested the writing style, and finished with the proud feeling of ‘this is what writing is all about’. Over the summer, I read three books that I fell in love with for the writing styles, the stories, and characters. Fiction writing isn’t as easy [...]

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

My book club finished the book Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Before reading it, I was curious and appreciated being introduced to the book. Americanah is about a Nigerian woman, Ifemelu, who leaves University in Nigeria and her first love, Obinze, to work and study in America. It delves into her troubles as a Non-American [...]

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Another day, another review. My husband and I joined a book club through This international site helps you meet people with similar interests. We've been slacking on reading,  so we thought a book club would get us back into the groove. We had our first meeting in December where we introduced ourselves and decided [...]

Follow You Home by Mark Edwards

Today is book review day, and I’ll be discussing Follow You Home by Mark Edwards, a psychological thriller. Book Description (I took Jeri's advice and wrote my own) This book is about Daniel and Laura, two Brits traveling through Europe before settling down and planting roots for their future. During their journey, they come across [...]

Book Pairing of Unseen with Gummy Bear Cake

Up until now, I’ve been hesitant about reviewing books, but I figured, just because I’m an author doesn’t mean I can’t comment as a reader. There’s nothing I can do if someone wants to retaliate, and I shouldn’t let that silence my opinions. I love discussing books, and since I don’t belong to a book [...]