Making a deal with the devil is never a good idea, but sometimes he can be too enticing to pass up. Kanika knows all of this and yet she finds herself caught up in a favor to the devil where her new job as guardian may very well end her life prematurely. My review of the romantic comedy, Whatever for Hire.
Not just more books, but more diverse books, different books, translated books, nontraditional books. With all of the things happening in the United States regarding hate groups and intolerance, I began to analyze my own upbringing. I grew up in a kind yet conservative household in a small close-knit community. There were many freedoms… Continue reading Why People Should Read More Books
Have you ever felt uncomfortable in your skin? Have you ever felt as if you weren't beautiful, pretty, sexy, muscular enough? Attractiveness is something society tells us we must possess. There exists a set of unspoken rules on how to possess immense beauty and the incredible joy and success it will bring us: unlimited love… Continue reading Love Warrior Against Impossible Beauty Standards
Title: The Road to Paradise Author: Karen Barnett Genre: Historical Fiction Christian Romance Set in Mount Rainier National Park in 1927, Barnett enters us into the beautiful wilderness that National Parks have to offer, an era where women had few opportunities for jobs (none of them involving wilderness), and where fighting for the survival of National… Continue reading Review: The Road to Paradise
A common theme in the fourth installment of the Outlander Series, Drums of Autumn, by Diana Gabaldon is fatherhood and what it means to be someone's child. Jamie, who has fathered two children, has access to none of them. Frank and Lord John, who have fathered no children, raise one each as their own, both happening… Continue reading Dads & Drums of Autumn
"Eugene has to stop doing God's job. God is big enough to do his own job. If God will judge our father for choosing to follow the way of our ancestors, then let God do the judging, not Eugene." Chimamanda's message to readers in Purple Hibiscus is an important one for everyone to hear. The quote… Continue reading Doing God’s Job
My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrick Backman is a beautiful tale that I read translated into English (the original language being Swedish). It was not a part of my "Female Author Project", but I enjoyed reading a translated work. Translations always make me wonder about the power of word choice… Continue reading We’re all Superheroes