Under the Overpass – Book Review

Under the Overpass – Book Review

By: Michael Yankosky This short novel takes a deep dive into America's homeless communities.  The author, Michael Yankosky, accounts his time living among the homeless in America, accompanied by his friend Sam. They decide to embark on this journey to learn more about how they can help the homeless.   To better understand people in need, [...]

Daring Greatly – Book Review

Daring Greatly – Book Review

By: Brene Brown “Because true belonging only happens when we present our authentic, imperfect selves to the world, our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.” A good friend of mine recommended I read one of Brene Brown's books, and after doing some research, I quickly found myself wondering how [...]

Exciting New Book Releases for May 2021

Exciting New Book Releases for May 2021

Now that I have completed my spring reading list, I am looking forward to reading some new releases next month! I want to get back into historical fiction novels while also continuing to read some women's literature. Here are some new books I will be adding to my reading list. The Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba [...]

Dominicana – Book Review

Dominicana – Book Review

Shortlisted for the Women's Prize for Fiction 2020 By: Angie Cruz “How many women get to choose who to marry and can truly dictate their own life? As God is my witness, my daughter will have choices.” My summary of the book: Dominicana is a story about a 15-year-old Dominican girl, Ana Cancion, who is [...]

Matchmaking for Beginners – Book Review

Matchmaking for Beginners – Book Review

By: Maddie Dawson Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson is a fun spin on the traditional romance novel. It includes magic, witchery and elements of serendipity. Dawson creates interesting characters that provide enjoyable additions to the story's main plot.  One of the main characters, Aunt Blix, feels she has a special gift that helps her [...]