Mini Book Review: The Best Advice I Ever Got

The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives by Katie Couric is a compilation of essays by actors, musicians, businessmen and women, scientists, athletes and more about the best advice they've ever received regarding careers, happiness, making big decisions and virtually everything related to life. Each section includes an introductory essay by Couric,... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Capital Gaines

When Capital Gaines came out last year, like many people, I was horrified by the cover Chip Gaines chose for his book ­čśë He had shown fans four potential covers on Instagram, everyone voted for one, and he chose the least "favorite" of the bunch. (But don't worry, both he and Joanna discuss the decision... Continue Reading →


As we enter a new month, quite a few things have been on my mind lately. Some thoughts below, and in no particular order, as I sip my coffee on this early November morning... Why is NaNoWriMo in November? I understand that November is National Novel Writing Month but this is truly the absolute worst... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Lethal White

  warning: the first half of this post contains a modest review.┬áThe second half contains many spoilers. If you plan on reading Lethal White or the Strike series, avoid this post. Review It wasn't that long ago that I was counting down the days until the release of Lethal White by Robert Galbraith. After reading... Continue Reading →

Book Review: I Walk in Dread

It wouldn't be almost-Halloween without me reading some witchy books. Below is the first of several themed reviews I will be posting over the next few days in the lead up to Halloween. First up is┬áI Walk in Dread┬áby Lisa Rowe Fraustino. This YA book is part of the┬áDear America┬áseries which I'm sure many of... Continue Reading →

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