Five Star Books of 2021

21 Five Star Books of 2021: Best of the Best!

There is nothing like the end of a new year and beginning of another. A time to sit down and reflect on the culmination of another 365 days around the sun, and realize, a bit frantically, that we haven’t come close to completing our 2021 goals. Anyone else? Or just me? 🙂 And though I

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Twenty-Four Non-Fiction Social Justice Books You Must Read

When I was in school, I loved learning. I was the kid who (for the most part) hung on the teachers every word.  I ENJOYED going to class and filling my head with something I didn’t know the day before. Now… homework was another matter. But learning? Loved it.  After University, I realized after a

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The Best Enemies To Lovers Books

Ahhh, enemies-to-lovers. What a trope. It’s a gold standard for a reason. There’s nothing more delicious than a fiery and passionate anti-meet cute that turns out to be a big misunderstanding. What is a trope? Oxford Languages defines a trope as: -a figurative or metaphorical use of a word or expression. -a significant or recurrent

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Books To Inspire The Travel Bug

Y’all. I was so excited to put together this blog post. A while ago my husband and I were up in the mountains for an event and as we were driving on the Blue Ridge Parkway listening to a playlist with the top down, I had an epiphany. via GIPHY The Need to Travel I

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Best Books for June

Best Books Of The Month: June 2021

Whew, life sure does come at you fast! Doesn’t it? In April I quit my job, and in June, Alice put in her notice and just had her last day at work.  On top of that, I am now moving to… drumroll, please… WALES! Cardiff specifically. There are a lot of big things happening in

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Frightening Creature Features Cover Photo

Frightening Creature Features for Summer

That’s right y’all, Shark Week is back on in less than a month. But if you’re like me- you need some frightening creature features to get you through until then! via GIPHY Shark Week… and Creature Features Now I love watching episodes of Shark Week at night before bed- it’s like watching a slightly terrifying

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Best Books Of The Month: May 2021

It’s SUMMER!!! (Summer officially starts Memorial Day weekend, feel free to argue with me in the comments for all you people that are convinced it doesn’t start until June ) After a random frost that led to the great tomato massacre of 2021 (Darn you, Colorado weather!), I purchased new tomato starts from my favorite

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