If you're new here you may not know about my reading addiction. Or maybe you knew and that's why you're here. Either way, I'm glad you came by. I've decided to look back over my years of blogging and book reviewing and share some of my favorite reads ...

100 Books You Should Read in This Lifetime and more...

100 Books You Should Read in This Lifetime

If you're new here you may not know about my reading addiction. Or maybe you knew and that's why you're here. Either way, I'm glad you came by. I've decided to look back over my years of blogging and book reviewing and share some of my favorite reads with you. As always, links will be affiliate links - meaning if you use them to shop I'll make a few pennies towards my next book purchases!

 

Making Memories

I wrote this piece several years ago to be published somewhere else, but today, today I need to share these same words. I'm lacking anything more - I'm missing my father as today it is six years to the day that he left us, and it hurts as if it were mere moments ago.  Last year I shared why October hurts so much. Six years ago I shared the immediate pain, the instant grief, the heartache. 

 

What To Read: October New Releases

This month, as most have been so far this year, is filled with titles that I'm itching to get my hands on. It has finally felt like fall here in NC, albeit brief - nobody counts on fall lasting very long - unfortunately. But fall reads are coming hard and fast! Let's grab a few and dive into them together. * There are affiliate links throughout this post. If you use them I will earn a few

 

It Doesn't Matter.

It doesn't matter how many years have gone by. It doesn't matter how some memories have faded. For those of us who have walked that walk. For those of us who have seen those skies. We remember.  We never forget.  ==== It doesn't matter. It doesn't matter how many people share their "where were you on -?" posts. It doesn't matter how many moments of silence we take. For those of us

 

Closing Doors.

Y'all. I am so tired this week. I have plans this weekend that will bring love and joy and support back into my world and my heart, and I can't wait for them. But in the meantime? This week. I just can't get out of my own head. I just can't get out of my own way. I know you do it, too. I've had so many people express how very much they can relate. How very much they understand. I am