Book Review: The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa 

There was a blast on the ship’s siren. We were going— together— to somewhere where no one would measure our heads or noses, or compare the texture of our hair, or classify the color of our eyes. We were going to the island you drew in the muddy water of a city to which we…

Book Review: The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Turn the knob and push the door open, I told myself. You can do this. Crossing this threshold is nothing new. You have passed over the supposedly insurmountable divide between male and female in countless classrooms before. And always succeeded. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict tells the story of Mileva Maric, an intelligent woman who was amongst other pioneers for women in science. At a time when education for women was rare, Mileva, better known as Mitza, set out to accomplish a great deal. I walked a fine line between my insistence on this untrodden path and the conformity…

Life Update: Random thoughts and uncoming things

I just had a small out of body experience when I realized just how many people care about my little blog. Current follower count  is 558 and I only  know one in real life!  Thank you all for your ongoing support and interest. I  hope I can continue to provide relevent and informative reviews and…

Subscription Box Review: Cozy Reader Club

Cozy Reader Club is a monthly subscription 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: Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra

My name is Rebecca Winter. Eleven years ago, I was abducted. Only Daughter by Anna Snoekstra opens with a girl desperate to escape a challenging past and the prospect of a dismal future. When caught stealing she misappropriates the identity of an abduction victim- a risky move that saves her from present danger but sets her on…