‘The Two Lives of Lydia Bird’ by Josie Silver/A Review

The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie SilverPublisher: Ballantine BooksLength: 369 pagesGenre: Contemporary, RomanceFormat: Hardcover (purchased through Book of the Month)Release Date: March 3, 2020 Synopsis:Lydia and Freddie. Freddie and Lydia. They’d been together for more than a decade, and Lydia thought their love was indestructible. But she was wrong. On her twenty-eighth birthday,Continue reading “‘The Two Lives of Lydia Bird’ by Josie Silver/A Review”

WWW Wednesday: March 25

WWW Wednesday was originally hosted by A Daily Rhythm, and now maintained by Taking on a World of Words. There are three prompts for WWW Wednesday:–What are you currently reading?–What did you finish recently reading?–What do you think you’ll read next? The Two Lives of Lydia Bird by Josie SilverSo far I like reading about Lydia’sContinue reading “WWW Wednesday: March 25”

Friday Reads: February 14

This week I finished reading two books! I read The Light We Lost on by Jill Santopolo. I purchased this book through Audible. This is a love story set in New York City. I’m always drawn to books set in New York, and it was fun to recall certain landmarks like Columbia University (I usedContinue reading “Friday Reads: February 14”

‘The Light We Lost’ by Jill Santopolo/A Review

The Light We Lost by Jill SantopoloFormat: Audiobook (purchased through Audible)Length: 7 hrs 16 minsPublisher: Penguin Random House Audio Publishing GroupGenre: Romance/ContemporaryRelease Date: 2017 Synopsis:He was the first person to inspire her, to move her, to truly understand her. Was he meant to be the last? Lucy is faced with a life-altering choice. But beforeContinue reading “‘The Light We Lost’ by Jill Santopolo/A Review”

Friday Reads: December 13

This week, I’m reading There, There by Tommy Orange. It’s a selection for my local library’s book club. There, There speaks about a group of Native Americans gathering together for a pow-wow. It’s a multiple perspective novel, and I feel like there’s going to be a lot of emotions flowing throughout the story. I’ve onlyContinue reading “Friday Reads: December 13”

August 2019 New Book Releases

I was going to write a July reading wrap-up, but the books I read were all part of The Reading Rush, and I wrote my thoughts on those amazing stories already! So, here is a post about the new book releases happening this month. House of Salt and Sorrows is Erin Craig’s debut novel. ItContinue reading “August 2019 New Book Releases”

July 2019 Book Releases

Although it’s now the beginning of July, here are some of the book releases that are happening this month. I’m very excited to see these selections! I’m so excited for this story, since it’s set in one of my favorite areas in New York City. When I lived in New York for seven years, IContinue reading “July 2019 Book Releases”

Books I Discovered Through iaPOETRY

     My passion for writing and poetry stems from my years in training as a Poetry Therapy Practitioner in iaPOETRY, based in New York City. iaPOETRY (International Academy for Poetry Therapy) is a strong and supportive network of teachers and clinicians founded by Lila Weisberger (now headed by Jill Teague and Geraldine Campbell). I trainedContinue reading “Books I Discovered Through iaPOETRY”

June Reading Wrap-Up

This wrap-up is very underwhelming, since I only completed two books this month. I very much wanted to read sooo much more (I was looking forward to reading Lisa See this month!), but June has been a stressful mess of job transitions and wedding planning. The drama of these two factors have not lessened byContinue reading “June Reading Wrap-Up”

Mid Year Book Freakout Tag

It’s amazing that 2019 is halfway through! I’ve been seeing this tag circulate throughout June, and I’m glad that I’m finally taking part in it. I see this as a way to relieve wedding planning stress lol! I came across this book tag through Adventures of a Bibliophile‘s page. Best Book You’ve Read So FarContinue reading “Mid Year Book Freakout Tag”