Justice, Redemption, and Finding Inner Peace

Books, Reviews

“Picking Cotton: Our Memoir of Injustice and Redemption” features a sleepy little town in North Carolina where nine months out of the year it is bustling with college life and the other three months people are sweating in the Carolina heat. Burlington, North Carolina, I can say from experience, doesn’t have much going on. There’s […]

May 25, 2018

Top 12 Books to Look Forward to in 2018

Books, Recommendations

A new year means a whole new set of books coming out to read. I’m typically pretty bad about looking forward and figuring out what amazing books are coming out, but this year I decided to add some new releases to my list to look forward to. I’ve compiled a list of books including one […]

January 16, 2018

Top 5 Books I Want For Christmas

Books, Recommendations

Christmas was never a huge deal in my family. Of course we celebrated, but when I was a kid, the importance of the holiday was placed on spending time with family, and as I got older, that didn’t change much. I think as the years go on, we all become a little more aware how […]

December 7, 2017

Top 10 Tuesday: Leaving My Comfort Zone

Top Ten Tuesday

Top 10 Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in 2010. It combines what I love most in this world into one—lists, books, and blogging. It couldn’t be any better suited for me! This week is dedicated to the best books I’ve read recently that were completely out of my comfort zone. As […]

February 23, 2016

Subliminal: A Review

Books, Reviews

Title: Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior Author: Leonard Mlodinow Genre: Non-Fiction Quotation: “That realization doesn’t bother me; it gives me a greater appreciate of my unseen partner, my unconscious, always providing the support I need as I walk and stumble my way through life.” Would recommend to: people who are introspective about their behavior / readers who […]

November 13, 2015

In History's Blood

Books, Reviews

Title: In Cold Blood Author: Truman Capote Genre: Historical Non-Fiction Quotation: “Imagination, of course, can open any door — turn the key and let terror walk right in.” Would recommend to: people who love unraveling a mystery. Recently, I have been trying to branch out with my reading interests. I’ve picked up books from sections […]

August 28, 2015