The Other Alcott: An Extraordinary Read About an Extraordinary Woman

Growing up as a book lover in New England, there was no one I revered more than Louisa May Alcott. With Little Women, she gave me a favorite book, a set of characters I’d love for life, and the belief that one day I too could become a writer. As I got older and dipped … More The Other Alcott: An Extraordinary Read About an Extraordinary Woman

Hemingway’s Girl by Erika Robuck: For Papa Fans and Fans of Great Fiction

Hemingway’s writing changed the landscape of American fiction, but his persona and way of life make him even more captivating than his most iconic characters. It’s no wonder why he still fascinates the world 56 years after his death and why he still continues to show up in books and on film. As we continue … More Hemingway’s Girl by Erika Robuck: For Papa Fans and Fans of Great Fiction

The Velveteen Daughter by Laurel Davis Huber: A Fascinating Tale

I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: I love it when a book can teach me something new. Like many, I read The Velveteen Rabbit as a kid (full disclosure: the idea of burning all of the boy’s toys and books still leaves me with scars), but I never knew anything about the … More The Velveteen Daughter by Laurel Davis Huber: A Fascinating Tale

Daisy Goodwin’s “Victoria” Reigns Supreme

I’m all about the royals. Whether I’m binge-watching The Crown, fangirling over Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, or breaking the news to Riggins that his reign as king doesn’t actually extend beyond our front door, I’m always looking for ways to weave a bit more royalty into my day. When I first heard about author Daisy Goodwin’s … More Daisy Goodwin’s “Victoria” Reigns Supreme