The Book of Essie by Meghan Maclean Weir (3.5/5)

Trigger Warning: if you are the victim of sexual violence, you may want to look at trigger warnings posted on goodreads before picking up this book (if added here these warnings would spoil the plot for some other readers).  Esther “Essie” Ann Hicks is the 17 year old daughter of an evangelical preacher and stars alongside […]

Books, me, and ADHD

So, in a recent post I indicated that I would be writing a little introduction to my own experience with ADHD and would begin doing a bit of blogging about life as an ADHD woman. I present to you the aforementioned post: I have had ADHD my whole life, but it was not diagnosed until […]

Bossypants by Tina Fey (5/5)

Over the summer I binge watched 30 Rock and Parks & Rec and that is how I came to read Bossypants and Yes Please. Bossypants was the first of several books by female comedians/public figures that I read over the summer months. Let me start by saying I love Tina Fey and Amy Poehler and […]

Dead Letters by Caite Dolan-Leach (4/5)

Dead Letters is another Book of the Month*  pick that was a quick and fun read. Mysterious and thrilling, the book revolves around the disappearance of the protagonist’s twin sister. Having run away from her dysfunctional family to Paris, Ava Antipova, is forced back to her family vineyard in New York, when she learns of […]