Heart on a String 

January 26, 2020

High school junior Marissa McDonald is out running one day when she stumbles upon a heart-shaped balloon stuck in a tree. Attached to the balloon is a note from a young boy to the brother he recently lost; but seeing how it never reached its heavenly destination, Marissa decides to take matters into her own […]

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Why can’t these books be made into movies?

January 19, 2020

I really hope this is one of those blogs where you chime in, since I know for a fact that you get it. You finish reading an outstanding book and want more. Then you start imagining what it would be like if it’s made into a movie. And then your thoughts turn to who would […]

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Second Chance Sam

January 17, 2020

They had me at Dogs & Books: Read, Rescue and Repeat! the name of the publishing group for a series of books inspiring us to adopt from shelters. Second-Chance Sam: King of the Junkyard by JoAnn Sky and illustrated by John Tatulli is the story of an older dog, Sam, who finally gets adopted from […]

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Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

January 15, 2020

“Only once you give yourself permission to stop trying to do it all, to stop saying ‘yes’ to everyone, can you make your highest contribution towards the things that really matter.” This quote from the book Essentialism by Greg McKeown sums up the general theme of this inspiring book on minimalism, focus and results. Today, […]

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Pretty Revenge

January 12, 2020

If you’re looking for a sassy, sexy, sophisticated, smart and suspense-filled book that will keep you guessing to the very end, Pretty Revenge by Emily Liebert is just the fix you need. Kerrie is hell-bent on getting revenge on the woman who destroyed her life. When she suddenly recognizes her as the glamorous wedding planner […]

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The Trap

January 5, 2020

Linda Conrad is a bestselling author and a recluse. Since the violent murder of her sister, Linda has not left her house for eleven years. Consumed with guilt, frustration and fear, she leads a quiet and isolated life haunted by this unsolved mystery. Linda was the one who discovered her sister’s body and, at the […]

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