Stay by Catherine Ryan Hyde | Book Review and Giveaway

An unforgettable novel about the power of friendship and kindness by the New York Times bestselling author of Pay It Forward. Synopsis from the Publisher In the summer of 1969, fourteen-year-old Lucas Painter carries a huge weight on his shoulders. His brother is fighting in Vietnam. His embattled parents are locked in a never-ending war. And his best…

Dirty Wars and Polished Silver| Giveaway

As a young Jewish girl growing up in in the Midwest, Lynda Schuster collected stamps and dreamed of the exotic faraway places that produced such glowing artifacts. She resented her unambitious mother as well as the overambitious father who grew dissatisfied with his family life and left them when Lynda was just a  young teen….

I Tube. Do You?

A year ago on June 28, 2016, I published my first Booktube video. If you didn’t know, Booktube is the small section of YouTube dedicated to book related content. There you can watch videos relating to book reviews, hear people make various lists of books that are meaningful to them, watch people wax poetically about…

Killing Wonder Woman

In the late 1980s, Karyn White had a popular song that featured a chant, I’m not your superwoman. And millions of women sang it like they meant it but did we truly embrace the message to reject society’s impossible standards and just be ourselves? The world often tells women that we have to be superhuman, fulfilling all…

Best Laid Plans| Book Giveaway

A few months ago, I reviewed a great novel called Wallflower Blooming (click to read my review). Wallflower Blooming was a charming little novel about Gwen, a young woman with political aspirations, who enlists her cousin, Val, to help run her campaign to make her the youngest mayor in the Cambria region of Colorado. During…

Blog Everyday Challenge and Giveaway Winner

Long day. Started at 7 a.m. with a 2.7 mile run and it’s now 11:45 p.m. and I’m still up with no plans to go to bed soon, although I need to if I have any hopes of repeating the morning run. But I started the #BlogEverydayInSept challenge so I have to make so e…

Giving Away My Favorite Things

I missed my Friday giveaway yesterday so I’m making it up by offering a weekend giveaway. Yesterday, I posted a list of things that motivate/inspire/excite me. Today, I am channeling my inner Oprah and telling you about some of my favorite running accessories and carry-withs a.k.a RunWright’s favorite things: Unsalted nut mix Unsweetened dried fruit…

Giveaway In Honor Of International Women’s Day

Friday GIVEAWAYS are back!( deadline extended to Monday, March 10th) Spring is almost here and besides the hardcore few who ran through snow and rain and sleet (like the Post Office workers), others of us are looking forward to warmer weather to get back out there. But whether you’ve been running consistently or you’re planning…

Free Stuff

Because it’s Friday. And because I promised. And because we’re in this thing together. To reward YOU, my awesome reader, I am GIVE-ing away another copy of my book, Growing Up Wright (Of course, you could also click here to buy another copy for a friend too). Simply like this post and comment #RUNWRIGHT before 5…

Free Copy of My Book

It’s Friday and that means it’s time to celebrate #RUNWRIGHT! Today’s giveaway is a copy of my new book, Growing Up Wright. All you have to do to enter the giveaway is leave a comment on any of my blog posts from Saturday, January 11 to Friday, January 17 with the hashtag #RUNWRIGHT. You must…