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Instagram PostsMy blogging buddy is back today. 🥰 He's a definite lap cat, and usually settles down to snuggle while I work. Today, he's extra needy, and every time I reach for the mouse, he bumps my hand to ask for cheek scratches. I can't resist this cuteness.I've been reading more nonfiction lately, and more spiritual books, too. Apparently I'm a fan of Catholic mysticism? Those books seem to be a pretty sure win with me.Once in a while you read the right book at exactly the right moment. It's been a while since I read Double the Danger and Zero Zucchini, but I needed it to be just what it was: hilarious and full of heart. Sometimes a book is all the comfort you need.What are you looking forward to reading this month?Have you read something recently that you can't stop thinking about?I've only met a few authors in person (probably a good thing because I am incredibly awkward and have, more than once, said entirely the wrong thing 😳 and possibly offended some of my favorite authors forever, 😭 ack!), but Beth Revis is one of the ones I've met, and she is amazing.
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With summer in full swing, hopefully you’ve found yourself with some extra reading time. Out of over 70 books I’ve read since January 1, 2014, these are the top ten best. If you’re looking for a hot summer read, check these out.
We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt The emotional intensity. The slow, dramatic build-up. These are things I love about this story.From my review: “Reading this novel is like taking that first ride on a roller coaster and feeling the adrenaline and rush building over each tick-tick-tick as the coaster inches up to the top of its track until its … Continue reading
A Cast of Stones (The Staff and the Sword #1)
Patrick W. Carr
Published February 1, 2013
Desperate for coins enough to drown his painful past in drink, Errol agrees to deliver an urgent message to a nearby priest. Then an assassin destroys the message and nearly kills Errol, forcing him to flee with the priest and his companions.
The priest and other members of clergy gather to select a new king, but a deadly enemy opposes them at every step. Still battling lust for ale and past demons, Errol finds himself caught deeper within the … Continue reading