My favorite short stories

In college, I took a short stories course. I really love to read a short. I think the authors are very talented to create a story so small but has the same effects as a novel. I really love shorts. Here are some of my favorite “Classic” short stories. The Read more

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List: Books about the Titanic

Here is a list of books about the Titanic sinking. The Girl Who Came Home by Hazel Gaynor The Band That Played On by Steve Turner The Deep by Alma Katso A Night To Remember by Walter Lord Women and Children Go First by Gill Paul The Company of the Read more

List: Books about Stalkers

I love the TV show “You.” I have made a list of books that have the theme of stalking! These are also books about obsessive behaviors too. You series by Caroline Kepnes The Wife Stalker by Liv Constantine Whispers by Dean Koontz Your Heart Belongs to Me by Dean Koontz Read more

Salem Witch Trail books

I had a friend who asked me about books for the Salem Witch Trails. I could only name The Crucible. I figured that the books that I found, I should post to my blog! The Crucible by Arthur Miller Hour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian Six Women of Salem Read more

Twisted Tale Books in order

-This is a series of books based on a “What-if” the villain won. A Whole New World- (Aladdin) by Liz Braswell Once Upon A Dream- (Sleeping Beauty) by Liz Braswell As Old as Time (Beauty and the Beast) by Lisa Braswell Reflection (Mulan) by Elizabeth Lim Part of your World Read more

Subscriptions Book Clubs

Book of the Month- $14.99/month plus an optional $9.99 for two add-ons. All genres and 5 new books plus a few new add-ons every month to choose from. Owlcrate– Every box has a creative theme that ties everything together- Typically YA- $29.99 a monthOnce Upon a Book Club– Themed book Read more

Fiction Gardening Book List

As many people who know me, I love books! I also love gardening! I am currently in the process of assisting my husband (who has done 95% of the work) with completing our new and improved greenhouse. The finished product is stunning! The old greenhouse was over 10 years old. Read more

List of Books about Twins

As many people know, I am an identical twin! My twin sister and I are very close. I typically enjoy books about twins. One of my fave book series growing up in the late 80s- early 90s was Sweet Valley High. So here is a list of books about twins! Read more

List of Book About Hiking

I am starting to get into documentaries and novels about hiking. I have read a few but decided to dig into some other novels about the subject. These are not how to guides but memoirs and fiction stories that have hiking or walking long distances in them. Wild by Cheryl Read more

Serial Killer Book List

This is a mix of true crime, case studies, and fiction novels. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson Helter Skelter by Vincent Bugliosi I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara Mindhunter: Inside the FBI’s Eliter Serial Killer Crime Unit by Mark Olshaker Zodiac: The Shocking Read more

Native American Authors/Book you should read

Authors: Sherman Alexie Leslie Marmon Silko Janet Campbell Hale Paula Gunn Allen Vine Deloria, Jr. N. Scott Momaday Duane Niatum Gerald Vizenor Louise Erdrich James Welch Barney Bush Joy Harjo Simon J. Ortiz nila northSun Charles Eastman John Joseph Mathews Diane Glancy Winona LaDuke Wendy Rose David Treuer Novels: There Read more

Super Bowl Sunday: American Football books

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby The Blind Side by Micheal Lewis Never Ran, Never Will by Albert Samaha When Pride Still Mattered by David Maranis Friday Night LIghts by Buss Bissinger The Game: Harvard, Yale, and America in 1968 by George Howe Colt Paper Lion: Confessions of a Last-String Quarterback Read more

Influencial Authors: Black History Month

A list of authors that have inspired me! Langston HughesRichard WrightToni MorrisonZora Neale HurstonFredrick DouglassAlice WalkerW.E.B Du BoisRalph EllisonJames BaldwinAlex HaleyAmiri Barakabell hooksPhillis WheatleyLorraine HansberryNikki Giovanni Newer authors to read! They are definently worth picking up! Roxane GayOctavia ButlerThe ObamasGwendolyn BrooksTa-Nehisi CoatesJacqueline ThomasColson WhiteheadAngie ThomasIsabel Wilkerson These are authors that Read more

Toni Morrison’s complete list of work

Novels: The Bluest EyeSulaSong of SolomonTar BabyBelovedJazzParadiseLoveA MercyHomeGod Help the Child Children’s Books (with Slade Morrison) The Big BoxThe Book of Mean PeopleRemember: The Journey to School Intergration Who’s Got Game? The Ant or the Grasshopper?, The Lion or the Mouse?, Poppy or the Snake? Peeny Butter FudgeLittle Cloud and Read more

Bridgerton Series by Julia Quinn

Thanks to the Netflix series as well as Shonda Rhimes (Greys Anatomy as well as other notable shows), people are in love with this series. Here are the books in order as well as a link to a family tree. Book 1: The Duke and I Book 2: The Viscount Read more

Hallmark Christmas Movies That are Based on Books!

Put that clicker down and read the book before the movie! We got hallmark channel movies that we based on books! OMG! The Jingle Bells Bride by Scarlet Wilson Christmas Wishes & Mistletoe Kisses by Jenny Hale The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans Northern Lights of Christmas by  Teri Read more

World Kindness Day! Books with the Theme of Kindness

One thing that I always enjoy is books about Kindness! Fred Rogers lived in the city of Pittsburgh (1.5-2 hours away from where I live). Fred has always been the ambassador of kindness. I wish I would have been able to meet Fred, but his message lives on. I try Read more