The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson About the book: (from the publisher) Superheroes have always been Leia Birch Briggs’ weakness. One tequila-soaked night at a comics convention, the usually level-headed graphic novelist is swept off her barstool by a handsome and anonymous Batman.
Loveable: Embracing What Is Truest About You, So You Can Truly Embrace Your Life by Kelly Flanagan About the book: (from the publisher) It’s time to remember. Dr. Flanagan is a clinical psychologist and father known to millions for the letters he writes to his children and shares on his blog. Loveable is written to the little one […]
The Book of Summer by Michelle Gable About the book: (from the publisher) The ocean, the wild roses on the dunes and the stunning Cliff House, perched atop a bluff in Sconset, Nantucket. Inside the faded pages of the Cliff House guest book live the spellbinding stories of its female inhabitants: from Ruby, a bright-eyed newlywed on the […]
Rain. It’s official: the Pacific Northwest has just come through its wettest season on record. And still it continues. It’s enough to make even Seattle stalwarts blanch. Can we be done now? But also flowers. Though it was late to start, we finally got our green-up, with plenty of pinks and pastels tossed in just to […]
Brave is the New Beautiful: Finding the Courage to Be the Real You by Lee Wolfe Blum About the book: (from the publisher) In a culture that bombards women with “thinspiration” messages and pressure to “do it all” while wearing the mask of perfection, women are left feeling alone and overwhelmed. How can they stop comparing themselves to […]
The Memory of You by Catherine West About the book: (from the publisher) Thirteen years ago, Natalie lost a part of herself when her twin sister died. Will traveling back to the family winery finally put the memory to rest, or will it completely destroy her?
The Weight of Him by Ethel Rohan About the book: (from the publisher) At four hundred pounds, Billy Brennan can always count on food. From his earliest memories, he has loved food’s colors, textures and tastes. The way flavors go off in his mouth. How food keeps his mind still and his bad feelings quiet. Food has […]
I love books for so many reasons. I love how they allow writers to express and share ideas. How they transport readers to far-off times and places, challenge our thinking, or expose us to new and beautiful ideas. I love that within their pages, they possess the wondrous power to change us. Sometimes the right book […]
A Trail of Crumbs by Susie Finkbeiner About the book: (from the publisher) “I believed it would have been a sin to stay inside when God had sent us such fine weather. According to Pastor Ezra Anderson, sin was the reason we’d got in the dusty mess we were in. The way I saw it, that day was […]
Overwhelmed: How to Quiet the Chaos and Restore Your Sanity by Kathi Lipp and Cheri Gregory About the book: (from the publisher) “I don’t even know where to start!” Feeling overwhelmed? Wondering if it’s possible to move from “out of my mind” to “in control” when you’ve got too many projects on your plate and too much mess […]