Book Review: The Ballroom by Anna Hope

They’ll send you to Sharston, and you’ll never come out. Was she mad, then, for breaking a window? Mad for kicking and biting those men? Was that all it took? Set in Yorkshire in 1911 The Ballroom by Anna Hope uses a forbidden romance to examine the controversial history of mental asylums, the ease with which…

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

“What if the best thing for Ruth isn’t winning this case?” Micah replies. “What if the reason this is so important to her isn’t because of what she’s going to say… but rather the fact that she is finally being given the chance to say it?” With unsurpassed grace and courage Jodi Picoult tackles yet…

Subscription box review: Cozy Reader Club

Cozy Reader Club is a monthly subsription box which caters to readers who love to snuggle up on the couch or in a bubble bath with a good book, a sweet snack and a warm cup of something to drink. Busy moms, moms-to-be, any woman with a busy life- this is the box for you!…

Book Review: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

But every slave thinks about it. In the morning and in the afternoon and in the night. Dreaming of it. Every dream a dream of escape even when it didn’t look like it. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead is a poignant look at the oppression of slavery and one girls attempt at escape. Know…

Subscription box review: Cozy Reader Club

​ Cozy Reader Club is a monthly subsription box which caters to readers who love to snuggle up on the couch or in a bubble bath with a good book, a sweet snack and a warm cup of something to drink. Busy moms, moms-to-be, any woman with a busy life- this is the box for…

Life Review: Absence explained+upcoming review preview

Hi all. I thought I would step waaaay outside my normal format to give you some insight into my sporadic posting of late. Basically I was rolling along at a nice, steady pace and then WHOMP… dead end, inspiration lost. I’ve been slowly working back into reviewing  (let’s not kid ourselves, I’ve still  been reading)…