by Mike McKeown If you’ve been following along here, you know that in recent weeks I’ve been discussing different aspects of anxiety. This is something I’ve run into more times than I can count during my years as a counselor. Often, anxiety is either the directly the cause or a […]

Guest Post: Sexy Velvet (Alkaline) Water


Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine Genre: fantasy, suspense, adventure, drama Publisher: Berkley Date: July 11, 2017 What if a library was the master of everything? Imagine governments around the world all controlled by a library. The Great Library in fact.  But rather than dispensing knowledge and understanding, the Archivist […]

Review: Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine


You guys know I love subscription boxes. I mean I really, really love them. I think it is really cool to get a box every month and be surprised by what is inside. Unfortunately, you can’t always guarantee that a box is good. Sometimes you get duds. Seriously I got […]

Subscription Box Review: Once Upon a Book Club



Bring Her Home by David Bell Genre: contemporary, thriller, suspense, mystery, drama Publisher: Berkley Date: July 11, 2017 Bill Price’s life isn’t extraordinary in the least. At best, you could call it a struggle. Bill’s wife died 18 months ago and left him with a teenage daughter. Like most men, […]

Review: Bring Her Home by David Bell


The Burning World by Isaac Marion Genre: science fiction, romance, drama, Publisher: Atria Date: February 7, 2017 R and Julie live in chaos and upheaval.  Normal for them would be considered absolute horror for the rest of us.  Cataloging whether someone is completely dead, almost dead, or living is part […]

Book Review: The Burning World by Isaac Marion


Moonbreaker by Simon R. Green Genre: Science fiction Publisher: Ace Date: June 6, 2017 Eddie Drood is not just a secret agent. He’s a very secret agent. I’m not kidding. He fights things that most of us only read about in books. His girlfriend, Molly, is one of the most […]

Book Review: Moonbreaker by Simon Green