The New One by Josh and Elizabeth P.

The New One: Klaus Daniel Peterson Est. 4/9/2014 The New One is decidedly cute, and much adored by The First One–both are doted upon by The Mom One and The Dad One, and also by A Grandma One and an Aunt One who have come to visit. Aside from adjusting…

BOOK REVIEW: Letters From Skye by Jessica Brockmole

Book: Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole   Genre: Historical, literary   In early 1912, a fan from Illinois writes a letter to the little known poet, Elspeth Dunn, who has never left the tiny island of Skye.  They begin a correspondence that spans several years, and  ultimately leads to…

BOOK REVIEW: Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

Book: Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini Genre: Historical Fiction   Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker chronicles the friendship that sprung up between Mary Todd Lincoln and her dressmaker, Elizabeth Keckley–a free black woman–during the Lincolns stay in the White House.  A skilled seamstress,  Elizabeth Keckley built a business for herself, fashioning…

March Reading Goals

Since my latest trip to the library, I’ve set a few reading goals for the month of March that I’m going to share with y’all here, and then hopefully follow up on as I complete them. Firstly, I want to start doing a weekly post of the books I’m reading…

BOOK REVIEW: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Book: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern Genre: Fantasy, Historical, Literary, Romance The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque…