Book Review: Long Overdue at the Lakeside Library

3.25 stars This book put the “cozy” in cozy mystery and I’m a sucker for books set in my home state of Wisconsin. Rain and her best friend Julia are librarians who have just decided to keep the library open year round, despite the brutal winters. Shortly after Rain arrives at the lake for theContinue reading “Book Review: Long Overdue at the Lakeside Library”

Where the Crawdads Sing: Review

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (Historical Fiction, Romance) Catherine Danielle Clark, who is known by the nicknames “Kya” and “The Marsh Girl” has been abandoned by everybody in her household and is forced to make her own way in life. She attended school for exactly one day in her life, and has keptContinue reading “Where the Crawdads Sing: Review”

The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires

“It used to be you’d only see bumper stickers for the Gamecocks, or Clemson, or the Citadel. Now you’ve got people driving around with Alabama and UVA stickers. Any one of them could be a serial killer for all we know.” Summary The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix Read onContinue reading “The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires”

Shut Your Face: Things I Wish I Could Punch People for Saying to Me as a New Mom

I’ll be honest, before I had my daughter I had no idea how to talk to other parents, especially new ones. To be frank, I still don’t think I do. What I do realize is how much stress new parents are under for so many different reasons, and how even compliments can be misconstrued withContinue reading “Shut Your Face: Things I Wish I Could Punch People for Saying to Me as a New Mom”