Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of An American Dynasty – By Anderson Cooper + Katherine Howe | Non-Fiction Bookish Thoughts

When eleven-year-old Cornelius Vanderbilt began to work on his father’s small boat ferrying supplies in New York Harbor at the beginning of the nineteenth century, no one could have imagined that one day he would, through ruthlessness, cunning, and a pathological desire for money, build two empires—one in shipping and another in railroads—that would make… Continue reading Vanderbilt: The Rise and Fall of An American Dynasty – By Anderson Cooper + Katherine Howe | Non-Fiction Bookish Thoughts

A Non-Fiction Reading List | January – April 2022

Hello agin, dear readers. I recently put together a small non-fiction reading list for myself and I am couldn't resist sharing it with all of you. My love for biographies (and non-fiction in general) has grown exponentially over the past year or so, but for as long as I can remember I have found reading… Continue reading A Non-Fiction Reading List | January – April 2022

Interview With Roseanna M. White |Author of To Treasure An Heiress

Hello again, dear readers! I hope that you had a wonderful Christmas weekend, and that even if it was difficult you were able to find joy in some moments. My family and I have had a lovely Christmas - we'll be wrapping it up tonight with "Christmas" dinner with family. We all greatly enjoyed giving… Continue reading Interview With Roseanna M. White |Author of To Treasure An Heiress

Cathedral by Maya Joelle | Release Day!! | A Spotlight

Hello again, dear readers! I am so excited to be dropping to share about the release of this lovely book of poetry by the talented Maya Joelle. I have long been a fan of Maya's blogging and I jumped at the chance to receive an arc of this wonderful book! I hope that you enjoy… Continue reading Cathedral by Maya Joelle | Release Day!! | A Spotlight

Thankful & Grateful 2021 | feat. black + white photography

Hello again, my dear readers. I almost cannot believe that we are actually here, somehow today is Thanksgiving and Advent begins this weekend. Time seems to be flying by and some days it feels rather terrifying. Well, I am dropping by today to share some of the things that I am feeling so incredibly thankful… Continue reading Thankful & Grateful 2021 | feat. black + white photography

The Hawthorne Legacy – Jennifer Lynn Barnes | A Brief Book Review

The Inheritance Games ended with a bombshell, and now heiress Avery Grambs has to pick up the pieces and find the man who might hold the answers to all of her questions—including why Tobias Hawthorne left his entire fortune to Avery, a virtual stranger, rather than to his own daughters or grandsons. Thanks to a… Continue reading The Hawthorne Legacy – Jennifer Lynn Barnes | A Brief Book Review

Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom – Leigh Bardugo | Well, did they live up to the hype? | A Double Book Review

Hello again, dear readers. I hope that you are having a decent week so far. We have had some incredible spring weather this week, and it has been lovely and refreshing. I hadn't realized how much I missed being able to go for longish walks and simply being outside. Anyway, I am happy to be… Continue reading Six of Crows & Crooked Kingdom – Leigh Bardugo | Well, did they live up to the hype? | A Double Book Review

Tweet Cute by Emma Lord | Cooking, Twitter & Lovable Characters | Book Review

Title: Tweet Cute Author: Emma Lord Publication: Wednesday Books, 2020 Genre(s): YA, Contemporary Personal Rating: ★★★★ Links: Goodreads, Storygraph, BookBub CW: Underage Drinking, Mild Swearing Summary: A fresh, irresistible rom-com from debut author Emma Lord about the chances we take, the paths life can lead us on, and how love can be found in the… Continue reading Tweet Cute by Emma Lord | Cooking, Twitter & Lovable Characters | Book Review

Top Reads of 2020

Hello again, my dear readers, and a Happy New Year to you all. I can hardly believe that it is already January first of 2021, 2020 was quite the year after all. That said, I am here to talk about some of books that I read during 2020. 2020 was a strange reading year for… Continue reading Top Reads of 2020