heart berries review.

This memoir/ collection of essays was something else. I’ve never read stories that convey so much love and incredibly deep pain. This book is not one to read if you are looking for sunshine and rainbows. I finished reading this last night and wasn’t ready to let Terese Mailhot’s words go. She is an indigenous […]

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autumn playlist.

The perfect soundtrack to enjoy on a cozy fall day.

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where the crawdads sing review.

A beautiful heartbreak. That’s the best way I would describe this novel. This story has left many people divided on the side of absolutely hating it and not finishing it, or falling in love with it. I am the latter. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens is a story set during the 60s and […]

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what i read this summer.

Two books, two e-books, one poetry book, one audio book, and a smattering of literary magazines. I wish I could say that I read more this summer, but this is what I accomplished. It’s worth noting that my free time was spent reading between working as a barista, moving, starting a new writing job, and […]

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sea of strangers review.

In a sea of strangers,you’ve longed to know me.Your life spent sailing to my shores. The arms that yearnto someday hold me,will ache beneaththe heavy oars. Please take your timeand take it slowly;as all you dowill run its course. And nothing elsecan take what only —was always meantas solely yours. I was in the mood […]

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how to come alive again review.

Insightful, heartbreaking, and healing. Those are the words I would use to describe this book. How to Come Alive Again: a guide to killing your monsters, by Beth McColl came into my life at the right time. I have felt the pressures of anxiety more so than usual recently. Let me just say that it […]

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the goldfinch review.

This book has been on my radar for months and finally one day I decided to get it. I had extremely unrealistic expectations that I could knock out this book in a few weeks. Oh, was I wrong. Throw in moving to a different state, starting a new job, and life in general. It took […]

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