2022 Reading Challenge

2022 Reading Challenge
Jill Elizabeth has read 5 books toward her goal of 260 books.


We are a Christmas-celebrating family, so I will be taking the next few days off to celebrate our winter holiday. From my family to yours: happy holidays, celebrated in whatever fashion you deem appropriate!

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Book Review: Dressed for Freedom by Einav Rabinovitch-Fox

This one reads a bit more like a historical reference book than a “sit down and read it through” narrative – which is unfortunate, as I was really excited about the topic. “The personal is, after all, the political – and nowhere is that more evident than in one’s self-expression.


Book Review: The Nesting by C.J. Cooke

Oooh I really liked this one… From the opening pages I was completely drawn in. I couldn’t tell what the genre was supposed to be – horror? supernatural? psychological? family drama? thriller? – and loved that about it.


A Change in Schedule…

So life is busy. Weirdly, wildly busy. And as a result I’m having a hard time getting three posts up per week these days… Henceforth, for the foreseeable future at least, I will be shifting from a three-day-a-week post schedule to a two-day one. I will be running posts on Mondays and Thursdays, going forward. […]

Excerpt: The Women of Pearl Island by Polly Crosby

About the Book

With the same atmosphere and imagination of THE BOOK OF HIDDEN WONDERS, Polly Crosby’s new novel, THE WOMEN OF PEARL ISLAND is set on a lush, secluded island where family secrets bring together an unlikely friendship.