Book Review: Grist Mill Road

Grist Mill Road Author: Christopher J. Yates (Author of Black Chalk) Genre: Thriller, Mystery Published: 2017 Hannah, Matthew, and Patrick are forever tied together because of a terrible crime committed in 1982. 26 years later, their paths cross again, with an ending I never saw coming.  I loved this book for so many reasons. I started… Continue reading Book Review: Grist Mill Road


Friday Favorites- MAY 2018

Happy Friday!!  This Friday I'm celebrating some of my favorite females on social media. I love each of these accounts for different reasons, but the common denominator is the bad-ass ladies behind the scenes. Nashville Baby It's May 18th, y'all. A shout out to some of my favorites would not be complete without wishing a… Continue reading Friday Favorites- MAY 2018



Synopsis: "When sixteen-year-old Tariq Johnson dies from two gunshot wounds, his community is thrown into an uproar. Tariq was black. The shooter, Jack Franklin, is white. In the aftermath of Tariq's death, everyone has something to say, but no two accounts of the events line up. Day by day, new twists further obscure the truth.… Continue reading 5 STARS FOR BOOKS ABOUT REAL LIFE SHIT


Review: Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

5 Things I Loved About Wild Beauty Magical, Enchanted Gardens - Some authors have this insane ability to capture beauty in their words. Anna-Marie McLemore definitely, absolutely has it. The scenes she described in LaPradera gave my imagination beautiful visuals. I could practically see the vibrancy of the flowers and trees in the garden. It made… Continue reading Review: Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore


Review: Swimming with Elephants

Title: Swimming with Elephants: My Unexpected Pilgrimage from Physician to Healer Author: Sarah Bamford Seidelmann Genre: Autobiography, Memoir  Synopsis: (via Goodreads) "After two decades in the study and practice of medicine, Sarah Seidelmann took a three month sabbatical to search for a way to feel good again. Having witnessed human suffering early in her career and… Continue reading Review: Swimming with Elephants


Book Review: Beartown

Title: Beartown (#1) Author: Fredrik Backman Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Sports Synopsis: (via Goodreads) "People say Beartown is finished. A tiny community nestled deep in the forest, it is slowly losing ground to the ever encroaching trees. But down by the lake stands an old ice rink, built generations ago by the working men who founded… Continue reading Book Review: Beartown


Book Review: The Winter Over

Title: The Winter Over Author: Matthew Iden Genre: fiction, suspense, thriller, mystery Synopsis: via goodreads: "Each winter the crew at the Shackleton South Pole Research Facility faces nine months of isolation, round-the-clock darkness, and one of the most extreme climates on the planet. For thirty-something mechanical engineer Cass Jennings, Antarctica offers an opportunity to finally… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter Over


Review: A Discovery of Witches

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness Genre: Fiction, Fantasy, Paranormal, Romance Synopsis: “Deep in the stacks of Oxford's Bodleian Library, young scholar Diana Bishop unwittingly calls up a bewitched alchemical manuscript in the course of her research. Descended from an old and distinguished line of witches, Diana wants nothing to do with sorcery, so… Continue reading Review: A Discovery of Witches