| Checked Out: September Book Review- On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous |

“On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous,” by Ocean Vuong, has been on the top of my TBR list for quite some time for trivial reasons: mainly for the beautiful cover and the Instagram hype. I was not familiar with the author’s name and did little research before opening to the first page; I was just so […]

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| Checked Out: August Book Review- Becoming Mrs. Lewis |

I’ve been on a bit of a reading hiatus, which is strange because usually when I travel, I take a book everywhere, wind down with it each night I’m on vacation. But the last month has been spent riding up and down the East Coast, back and forth from Virginia to Connecticut, spending time with […]

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| Checked Out: June Book Review- The Ten Thousand Doors Of January |

“The Ten Thousand Doors Of January,” by Alix E. Harrow, was another novel that intrigued me by its gorgeous cover. I knew little about the book’s contents, but my favorite indie bookstore, Old Town Books in Alexandria, Virginia, was hosting a “Ten Thousand Doors” meet-up so I purchased the Kindle version in hopes of partaking. […]

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| Checked Out: May Book Review II- Know My Name: A Memoir |

Chanel Miller was a college graduate, a businesswoman, a creative, a wonderful sister, girlfriend, and daughter. Her future was as bright as the California sun, but when Stanford University student Brock Turner sexually assaulted her one night at a college party, her life took a backseat to his own. The court system saw this claim […]

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| Checked Out: May Book Review- The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane |

Full disclosure: I added “The Tea Girl Of Hummingbird Lane” to my Goodreads list because the name was beautiful and the reviews were high. I had never heard of Lisa See, bestselling author of “Snow Flower,” “The Secret Fan,” and “On Gold Mountain;” It was one of those instances where I was sifting through genres […]

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| Checked Out: April Book Review- Be The Girl |

I will admit, sometimes my Amazon Fire surprises me, and I find myself gravitating to the e-reader over the novels that line my bookshelves. After reading “Wild At Heart,” the Kindle app suggested other K.A. Tucker books that I might enjoy. I noticed that “Be The Girl” was free (included in my Kindle Unlimited membership) […]

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