Writing Life Blog

Book Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

Book Review: The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner https://youtu.be/dK2CiJrbwq4 Check out The Lost Apothecary For me, The Lost Apothecary was ALL about the historical timeline, though I still enjoyed the contemporary thread. The novel had me captivated as it explored themes of motherhood, female relationships, and empowerment, all in the

Keep Reading ...

Book Review: The Push by Ashley Audrain

The Push by Ashley Audrain
Book Chat: The Push by Ashley Audrain   Check out The Push I will admit, it took me a few chapters to get on board with the second person voice, but once I did, I was all in. Audrain's writing is sharp and raw, with a rare economy, as sheKeep Reading ...

Book Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

Vanishing Half Brit Bennett

Book Review: The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett https://youtu.be/JkKNye64vhs Check out The Vanishing Half A compelling, emotional, expansive read that kept me compulsively turning the pages. I blazed through this book in just a few days! What you think will be the story – the hook – isn’t the story.

Keep Reading ...

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

book review of midnight library by matt haig

Book Review: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig https://youtu.be/SLxJVVCVgBg Check out The Midnight Library Although the plot was rather predictable and at times became repetitive, I loved this book. It came at a time in my life when I really needed the message. Life is hard. Choices are harder. Regrets

Keep Reading ...

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

book review small great things jodi picoult

Book Review: Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult  5/5 Check out Small Great Things Brilliantly written and researched. This book tackles race, privilege, prejudice, and justice, with a style that makes it incredibly hard to put down.I saw myself in this book, I was challenged, I grew. I could

Keep Reading ...

Because sometimes life knocks us on our backs …

where there is life book club charlene carr

Sometimes life doesn’t go the way we want it to. Dreams flop, people desert us, and we’re left reeling. When that happens we have a choice – Give up, or stand up, brush our selves off, and keep on keeping on! Of course … It’s not really that simple, is

Keep Reading ...

Book Review: After the Flood by Kassandra Montag

book review of after the flood kassandra montag
Book Chat: After the Flood by Kassandra Montag   Check out After the Flood The atmosphere in this book was incredible, with evocative and fresh writing that pulled me into the story's world and had me sailing along with the character's journeys and trials. Montag's depiction of motherhood and a mother'sKeep Reading ...

Book Review: The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

the lonely hearts hotel
Book Chat: The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O'Neill   Check out The Lonely Hearts Hotel Author's Twitter: twitter.com/lethal_heroine A sad and beautiful love story set in the immersive, somewhat magical, and devastating world of Montreal in the early 1900s . This book was rich with pain, artistry and charactersKeep Reading ...

Book Chat: The Things You Cannot See by Sam Vickery

the things you cannot see by sam vickery
Book Chat: The Things You Cannot See by Sam Vickery   Check out The Things You Cannot See A compelling and terrifying read, full of compassion and the reality of a condition we'd rather believe didn't exist. At times difficult to continue, due to the emotional intensity, The Things You CannotKeep Reading ...

Book Review: The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt

kate hewitt the secrets we keep book review

Book Chat: The Secrets We Keep by Kate Hewitt   Check out The Secrets We Keep An intriguing novel of family and motherhood that questions the secrets we keep and the selves we present to the world. This exploration of pain, grief, and the possible and sometimes tragic consequences of

Keep Reading ...

 

 

What would you do to fulfill the greatest desire of your heart?

Thought-provoking, heartbreaking, and full of the beauty of second chances.

Dive into the enduring story of a woman who fights for her dreams, even when everyone she loves is against her.