From May, 2017

Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín

We are all hungry now. Food merely whets our appetite, it sharpens our teeth; meat makes us ravenous for more meat, as death is ravenous for more death. Murder makes us ravenous, fills the soul with satisfaction that is fierce and then luscious enough to create a taste for further satisfaction. Drawing from Greek mythology, House…

Reading Nook Creation

I couldn’t wait to share with you all the construction and finished product of my bedroom reading nook! Nothing is better than a cozy spot and a strong cup of tea or coffee.  Before After Shelfie Artwork This was truly a dream come true and it is by far my most favorite spot in the…

Book Review: Anything Is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

And then as Tommy drove he realized: Oh, it was the mother. It was the mother. She must have been the really dangerous one.  In the highly-anticipated companion to My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout expands upon the stories that littered Lucy’s hospital bedside and prove that her mother’s shallow speculations glossed over the real troubles…

Q&A with Jill Santopolo, author of The Light We Lost

I had the distinct pleasure of discussing my newest favorite read The Light We Lost with the author, Jill Santopolo. If you haven’t already, go out and buy this one or borrow it from your local library! Hopefully this interview will help give you a clearer picture of what the novel is about- no spoilers! Also…