Book Review: The Half-Stitched Amish Quilting Club, by Wanda Brunstetter

Six loose threads and an Amish widow come together when a woman loses her husband and decides to teach a quilting class to make a little extra money as to not feel like a burden to her family. The group of people couldn’t possibly be anymore opposite… but does God have a greater purpose for […]

Book Review: Call of the Jersey Devil, by Aurelio Voltaire

** spoiler alert ** I absolutely loved Call of the Jersey Devil, by Aurelio Voltaire. It actually made me miss being a teenager. I identified so much with the character Prudence. It was a wonderful read… Five goth kids head over to a poorly promoted festival/concert featuring a washed up goth singer, Villy Bats. When […]

Book Review: Wickham’s Folly, by Anne Kelleher

I sat down and finished this book within one sitting, it was really just that good… Evie Alexander is a writer married to a rich research scientist, 25 years her senior. While her sex life with her husband isn’t as passionate as it used to be, she is comfortable in the life they have together, […]

Book Review: The Raven Boys, by Maggie Steifvater

I am not a YA reader by any stretch of the imagination, and my 2 star rating for this book reflects my opinions on YA books in general. With that being said, it was hard for me to get through this story. However, that doesn’t mean the story itself wasn’t interesting; just that it didn’t […]

Black Cat Appreciation Day

August 17th is Black Cat Appreciation Day. While I appreciate my black cat Madison every day, I still think it’s pretty neat that there is a Holiday to celebrate black cats in particular. Throughout history, they have gotten a bad rap, sadly. Black cats certainly deserve a day for themselves. Black cats, (and black animals […]

Ghost Cat

I’m a strong believer in ghosts, apparitions, and the supernatural in general. I have never had a visit from a human ghost, but I do believe my beloved deceased cat, Autumn, comes to visit me and my husband from time to time. There are many reports from people who have sensed in some way, (smelled, […]

Book Review: Sex, Murder, and a Double Latte, by Kyra Davis

I was hooked on this book from the surprising long, (70 page), Google preview I read online. You wouldn’t imagine my disappointment when trying to purchase the paperback, and learning that it was out of print. Fortunately, I was able to purchase this book USED for only a dollar from an independent seller on Ebay. […]