What Are Gentle Reads?

When you walk into a bookstore, what do you see? You will likely see carefully curated displays stocked with the latest releases, colourful stacks of stationery ready to archive your thoughts, diligent sales people keen on providing assistance, bold signs to guide your path, and perhaps even perfect goodies placed in spotless glass cases in… Continue reading What Are Gentle Reads?


The 12 Days of Cozmas | TBR

A Cozy, "Christmassy" Read-a-Thon It's the most wonderful time of the year! The 12 Days of Cozmas is a cozy-centric read-a-thon created by Booktubers, Robyn (The Driftless Reader) and Courtny (@Courtagonist). This year Angela (@writerahart) is joining in on the fun as a host. The 12 Days of Cozmas will run from Saturday, December 1… Continue reading The 12 Days of Cozmas | TBR

Backlist Books I Want to Read | Top 10 Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week presents a theme around which bloggers create unique lists to bring bookish friends together. This Tuesday the theme is "Backlist Books." In the interest of keeping my list succinct, I have set up parameters and boundaries for… Continue reading Backlist Books I Want to Read | Top 10 Tuesday

October in Review | Monthly Wrap-Up

October went out as quickly as it began. The past month was a blur as many exciting personal and professional events unfolded. Similarly, I found myself reading constantly without feeling really captivated or rooted in the story, but rather rushing by and picking up what I could along the way. All of this isn't to… Continue reading October in Review | Monthly Wrap-Up

Review: The Pint of No Return (Sloan Krause Mysteries #2)

In the town of Leavenworth, WA, there is a lot more brewing than just award-winning beer...   Title: The Pint of No Return Author: Ellie Alexander Series: Sloan Krause Mysteries, #2 Publisher: New York: Minotaur Books, 2018 Pages: 320 pp   Book Review Prost! Oktoberfest is in full-swing in the Bavarian-style town of Leavenworth, and local craft… Continue reading Review: The Pint of No Return (Sloan Krause Mysteries #2)

Review: Murder on Memory Lake (Ferrara Family #1)

Murder on Memory Lake Author: Griffo, J.D. Series: Ferrara Family #1 Genre: Cozy mystery Publication: Kensington Publishing Corporation (New York), 304 pp. Release date: July 31, 2018   Tranquility, New Jersey is one lakeside community proving to be anything but peaceful for new resident, Alberta Scaglione... Having recently inherited a lakeside home from an unexpectedly wealthy… Continue reading Review: Murder on Memory Lake (Ferrara Family #1)

Friday Reads | June 22, 2018

Happy Friday! What a week it has been! In addition to (attempting) to keep up with my ever-growing TBR, this past week marked my graduation with a Masters in Library & Information Science degree. I thoroughly enjoyed my time in library school--yes, right up to the teeth-grinding and hair-pulling bitter end--and I am excited to… Continue reading Friday Reads | June 22, 2018