Becoming by Michelle Obama

I have an incredible amount of respect for former First Lady, Michelle Obama, so imagine my excitement upon discovering she was putting out an autobiography. Finally getting my hands on a copy, I couldn’t wait to slip into the bathtub with a glass of wine and dive in. I love autobiographies, so much more than […]

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The Joy of Painting

This is not a post about Bob Ross, though, I guess in some ways, it kind of is. Like just about everyone else on the planet, I remember Bob Ross’s “Joy of Painting” show on PBS. I remember staring at the screen, head tilted and wondering how a bunch of blobs of paint could come […]

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Flashy Friday: A Good Chase

“You never should have crossed me, Egan. I recommend you start running.” She leveled the barrel in his direction and cocked her head thoughtfully, a slow grin touching her lips. Without even looking back, she said, “He’s all yours, Franklin.” She didn’t need to see his face to know Franklin was smiling. There was nothing […]

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Vengeful (Villains #2) by V.E. Schwab

I must say, I am glad I didn’t pick V.E. Schwab’s┬áVicious until several years after it was published, otherwise I would have waited five years to find out what happened following the epic cliffhanger at the end of that book. And now, I find myself in a similar position after finishing Vengeful: staring into the […]

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Recipe for Life by Mary Berry

Ever since the Great British Bake Off swept into our lives, it’s rekindled a love for baking I’ve held onto since I was a child. My mother was always in the kitchen when I was growing up, prepping, cooking, baking, and as soon as I had my own kitchen at 20, I embraced the tradition […]

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The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells

I have always been fascinated with Artificial Intelligence, a future wherein androids dream of electric sheep and so much more, so when I came across Martha Wells‘ Murderbot Diaries series of novellas at the library I knew I was taking them home to indulge.  A corporate future demands the Company be party to all space-faring […]

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