Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get Your Mammogram

In case you don’t know, October is breast cancer awareness month. There are a couple misconceptions about breast cancer that I used to share. Those misconceptions are that if you don’t have a family history of breast cancer and don’t have the BRCA gene, breast cancer isn’t really a risk that you have to worry […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get Your Mammogram

In case you don’t know, October is breast cancer awareness month. There are a couple misconceptions about breast cancer that I used to share. Those misconceptions are that if you don’t have a family history of breast cancer and don’t have the BRCA gene, breast cancer isn’t really a risk that you have to worry […]

Book Review: The Other Mothers by Katherine Faulkner

Katherine Faulkner had me in her grasp with Greenwich Park, so I was excited for the opportunity to read her latest release The Other Mothers. In Faulkner’s attest book, we meet Tash—a new mother and freelance journalist. Tash isn’t one of the posh moms, though she’s spent plenty of time observing them from a distance. […]

Book Review: Flores and Miss Paula by Melissa Rivero

     Flores and Miss Paula is a beautiful, quiet story that explores the dynamics of a mother-and-daughter relationship. Three years ago, after a lengthy battle with cancer, Martin passed away leaving his wife, Miss Paula, and daughter Flores. The women are at a point where they just seem to exist in each other’s lives rather […]

Book Review: Bright Young Women by Jessica Knoll

On a muggy night in 1978, a Florida State University sorority girl decides to not go out with her friends—a decision that saves her life. In the early morning, Pamela investigates a noise in the house, sees a man leaving, and discovers a brutal crime. With her sorority sisters brutally murdered, Pamela finds herself in […]

Book Review: Family Lore by Elizabeth Acevedo

Flor Marte can predict the exact day when a person will die, so when she arranges a “living wake” for herself, her family assumes the worst. Over three days Flor, her three sisters, and two younger cousins will all delve into the stories of their family. As the timeline goes from the rich past of […]

Book Review: Happiness Falls by Angie Kim

20-year-old Mia’s life has just been upended. Her father is missing and the only person who may have the answer is her younger brother, Eugene. But Eugene has a rare genetic condition, Angelman syndrome, and is nonspeaking. As a search party is organized to scour the nearby woods where Eugene and Mia’s dad take their […]

Book Review: The St. Ambrose School for Girls by Jessica Ward

Sarah doesn’t really fit in with the carefully cultivated girls of private school St. Ambrose. On the surface, Sarah wears black, isn’t wealthy, and is socially awkward. Her mother—always looking for an angle to advance her own status in life—submitted an essay Sarah wrote and now Sarah is a St. Ambrose girl. But while Sarah […]

Book review: Planes, Train, and all the Feels by Livy Hart

Planes, Trains, and All the Feels is a dual POV romcom that follows two characters trying to get across the U.S. but facing barriers every step of the way. Cassidy is rushing to California for her sisters wedding. As the maid of honor, she’s got things to do in order to help her sister have […]

Book Review: The Girls of Summer by Katie Bishop

As a teenager, Rachel spent a summer on a remote Greek island. She soaked up the sun, made new friends, partied, and fell in love. Alistair was twenty years Rachel’s senior and worked for a wealthy businessman. Rachel and her friends were soon invited to parties at the home of the illustrious Henry Taylor and […]