Top Ten Cozy Winter Reads

Little House in the Big Woods | Anne of Green Gables | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s StoneThe first three of this Top Ten were easy to come up with: the first three books of my three most treasured childhood series. I can’t think of a better way to pass snowy (or more likely in… Continue reading Top Ten Cozy Winter Reads

The Darkling Bride {Review}

A solid 4 stars. This book refuses you to miss the connections with Jane Eyre. It’s a quality book, though. Eerie vibes throughout the novel help set the stage and unexplained references to a main character’s shady past help to set the mood for most of the novel. There’s a lot going on in here,… Continue reading The Darkling Bride {Review}

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate {Review}

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family’s Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge—until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children’s… Continue reading Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate {Review}

A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis {Review}

From Goodreads: Grace Mae knows madness. She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge in her belly, land her in a Boston insane asylum. When her voice returns in a burst of violence, Grace is banished… Continue reading A Madness So Discreet by Mindy McGinnis {Review}