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…

Sisters One, Two, Three

What The Book Is About Ginger is one of four siblings but as an adult, she has lost track of one sibling and another has died. Although she keeps these lost relationships mostly secret, the memories have been keeping her hostage and negatively impacting the way she relates to her husband and her own teenage daughter….

Autumn In Oxford

Autumn in Oxford A novel by Alex Rosenberg   What It’s About Tom, a Pulitzer-prize winning historian, escapes the Cold War to teach at Oxford. There he meets and falls in love with Liz, a beautiful married woman. When Liz’s husband is killed, Tom becomes the prime suspect for murder. What I Liked I enjoyed the…

Becoming Tiger Heart

I overhear the girls discussing something and I can tell it’s a secret. I lean in to eavesdrop and they stop. “Who are you talking about? Who do you call Tiger Heart” “You!” they say in unison. “You are the Tiger Heart.” Manoj continued, “You are fierce and will pounce but you are also protective and…