The years are flying. It doesn’t feel like it has been that long since posting last year’s book club long-list and subsequent short-list, but here […]
I first learned of The Source from a list of suggested readings prior to my trip to Israel in 2019. At 900 pages, there wasn’t […]
This isn’t your normal recipe post. Sometimes the stars align, and I get to host my book club when we’re reading something that really lends […]
April is Financial Literacy Month, so I’m squeaking in a post about a topic I’ve been immersing myself in for about two years. I don’t […]
An incredibly versatile bread recipe makes the most amazing (and dangerously simple) homemade cinnamon rolls.
I had the privilege of being a guest on Lisa Hedger’s podcast Everyone Loved it but Me about Kristin Hannah’s The Four Winds. Whether or not you liked The Four Winds, the conversation is worth a listen. We talk about the book’s shortcomings, but we also address where it has merit.
I love a hearty soup in the winter. They are almost always healthy, but best of all easy and comforting. In addition, I’ve been wanting to try cooking with barley. So, when a friend gave me some to try, I went to the interwebs to see what I could find. The result was a delicious beef, mushroom, and barley soup that will from here on out be a part of my winter soup rotation.
For those who visit regularly, you know that thrillers aren’t my go-to genre. But when a few of my colleagues at work started telling me about this great book a co-worker had published, I was intrigued. I purchased and read it in the course of a weekend – completely engaged and thoroughly entertained. But because I don’t normally review thrillers, I felt less up to that task. So instead, I asked Matt if he’d be willing to participate in a Q&A with me, and he agreed.
I know I’m late to the game with this one. Until this month, I had neither read The Remains of the Day nor watched the […]
When Emma Donoghue began work on The Pull of the Stars in 2018, she had no idea how eerily similar the world would be to […]