My Experience with Being Black. A Reader & Online.

The online book community can be so stressful at times. Every time you look up it feels like there is some sort of drama. Amidst the pettiness and downright stupidity that tends to surface here and there, there are also important discussions at times that definitely provide necessary tools and room for growth. Recently anContinue reading “My Experience with Being Black. A Reader & Online.”

#Bookstagram

Hey hey friends! Today I want to chat about the bookish corner of Instagram that we call Bookstagram.  Back when I decided to really take blogging seriously, I did a little studying which consisted of youtube videos and really paying attention to the content I subscribed to and I came to the conclusion I neededContinue reading “#Bookstagram”

I asked Friends for Book Recommendations.

Hello Friends! I recently went on Twitter and asked friends what the last book they read that made them happy was, or their last five star read. Life is tough. You never know what demons someone is battling. The smallest thing can easily change the course of someone’s day. As someone diagnosed with chronic depression,Continue reading “I asked Friends for Book Recommendations.”

Sunday Coffee

Hello Friend, how are you this morning? How was your week? I have had quite a bit on my mind this week. I’ve been gradually reevaluating some things, and just want to share some of my thoughts with you. I hope you have a nice cup of coffee or tea, let’s chat. I have beenContinue reading “Sunday Coffee”

Reading As A Busy Mom

Hello Friends! One question I get asked often is how I juggle reading with working full time and being a Mom of three.  My husband and I are both active duty military in a career field that doesn’t work your typical Monday through Friday 8-5.  There are a lot of 12-14 hour days and longContinue reading “Reading As A Busy Mom”

Sunday Coffee

Hello Friends and Happy Sunday! I’d like to catch up and just chat over a cup of coffee about what’s been going on, what I’ve been thinking about, reading, listening to, watching..whatever is on my mind.  I hope you have a cup of whatever you tend to drink in the morning. Let’s catch up! RecentlyContinue reading “Sunday Coffee”

3 Reasons Why Reading Romance is Good for my Mental Health

I believe that everything happens for a reason. I’ve shared my story of how and why I decided to give romance a try but I’ve never discussed how in just a few short months after I picked up my first romance, my mental health began to plummet.  I have depression and anxiety due to PTSD. Until March of 2018,Continue reading “3 Reasons Why Reading Romance is Good for my Mental Health”

Romance Bingo First 5 Wrap Up

Hey Friends! I hope you had a wonderful week and are enjoying your weekend. I wanted to check in and quickly recap my first five completed reads for the Summer Romance Bingo I’m participating in. My pick for a historical romance was Katherine by Anya Seton which I gave 3/5 stars. This is the fictionalizeContinue reading “Romance Bingo First 5 Wrap Up”

Romance Chat With Friends.

Hey Friends, I hope all is well with you. An idea I have had for my blog and really wanted to do was the occasional bookish chat with different friends from the book community. My first two friends I chatted with are both romance readers and have been reading the genre for years now. I chattedContinue reading “Romance Chat With Friends.”

3 Romances I need film adaptations of ASAP.

Hello Friends. It is currently Sunday evening which is the time I usually spend watching a romantic comedy I’ve rented from Amazon or have saved on my DVR. Tonight though, I wanted to switch it up and browse titles on Netflix. I’m not much of a Netflix watcher but my husband logged on and createdContinue reading “3 Romances I need film adaptations of ASAP.”