It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review

It's Not Supposed to Be This Way: Finding Unexpected Strength When Disappointments Leave You Shattered by Lysa TerKeurst My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a great book. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is going through hardships or suffering of any kind. She writes this book of faith and truth while… Continue reading It’s Not Supposed To Be This Way by Lysa Terkeurst: A Review


January TBR

For those of you not familiar with the bookish vocabulary, TBR stands for To Be Read. Last year I read 40 books, much to my own surprise. This year, I have a goal to read 44 books. So, for my TBR each month, I plan to try to read four books, so that will give… Continue reading January TBR

The Last Books of 2018

Hey Everyone! I hope you have had an amazing December. Our holiday was filled with family, fond memories, and many first experiences. In short, it was lovely. Photo by Mikes Photos on I managed to complete three books this month (thanks long travel trips and sleepy babies!) which brings my grand total to 40… Continue reading The Last Books of 2018

Favorite Books of 2018

Reading has slowed down significantly as the holiday season arrived.  Plus, I've been spending a good portion of my time in November putting together furniture.  Still, I thought it would be fun to look back over the books that received five stars.  I definitely saw some trends that I thought I would share with you. … Continue reading Favorite Books of 2018

November Favorites

It's almost the end of the year!  On to the November Favorites Book of the Month I had a few books I really enjoyed this month, but Truly Devious was really good.  And I'm looking forward to the next book in the series in January.  I wrote a review for this book here. Baby So,… Continue reading November Favorites

Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse: A Review

Before We Met by Lucie WhitehouseMy rating: 2 of 5 stars I chose to read this book based on a YouTube recommendation. Ultimately, the book wasn't for me. I enjoy a good thriller from time to time. I enjoyed "Gone Girl", but this is not "Gone Girl". It's not even the UK version of "Gone… Continue reading Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse: A Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson: A Review

Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I had heard so many people talking about how good this book was, and I thought it would be perfect to read in October. It's a double murder mystery with many twists and turns.Stevie loves a good murder mystery. It's an obsession, really. And… Continue reading Truly Devious by Maureen Johnson: A Review

Reading People by Anne Bogel: A Review

Reading People: How Seeing the World through the Lens of Personality Changes Everything by Anne Bogel My rating: 4 of 5 stars I am a big personality assessment nerd, so when I found out that one of my favorite podcasters wrote about book about personality assessments, I had to read it. Anne Bogel takes us… Continue reading Reading People by Anne Bogel: A Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: A Review

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas My rating: 5 of 5 stars This was a very popular book last year, which came out as a movie in October, so I thought it was appropriate to read it now. The book is so good. It's pretty fast-paced, and I felt totally immersed in this world… Continue reading The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas: A Review

October Favorites

Each month seems to be going by so quickly!  On to my September favorites! Book of the Month I really enjoyed reading this book, even though it was shorter than books I normally read!  It was a delightful collection of essays about reading.  They were so relatable!  I wrote a full review here. Baby Sam… Continue reading October Favorites