Just Beat it

Hey, hey! It's time again for The Novel Knight's Beat the Backlist reading challenge! I must say that this is one of my most favorite challenges ever - not only does it last all year long, most of the books on my TBR list are on - you guessed it - the backlist! I'm also… Continue reading Just Beat it

At First Blush

Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by Jana at That Artsy Reader Girl, is by far one of my favorite, and most consistently done, over the course of three different blogs, memes. Each week, a prompt for TTT inspires bloggers to create lists based on that week's topic. This Tuesday is freebie topic day! I admit, I… Continue reading At First Blush

Anna Dressed in Blood

It's only a few days before Halloween, so it's time for a creepy review redo! I originally read this tale in 2017 and it still stands out in my mind; therefore, I deemed it appropriate for 2019 as well! With Halloween looming in 2017, I read this book expecting huge scares and a seriously frightening… Continue reading Anna Dressed in Blood

I Am Your Sunshine

I swear, the bookish blogging community is so sweet and generous! Although I only returned to blogging after a nearly year-long hiatus, I have been nominated by two separate and amazing bloggers for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I am truly humbled to have been nominated and tagged by E. from Local Bee Hunter's Nook and… Continue reading I Am Your Sunshine

Adventures in Foster Care, Part One

I have been relaxing on the couch, watching Dr. Phil tonight. The subject matter of the particular episode I watched concerned a two-year-old child who is living out of a truck with his father. The story caused me to reflect on my experiences as a still green social worker. My first real job right out… Continue reading Adventures in Foster Care, Part One