The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman

The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman

Abbi Waxman is great at conveying grief and confusion while also being really funny. Her main character, Lilian, lost her husband suddenly and, after 3 years, is just getting her feet under her. She’s taking a gardening class to prep for a big illustration job at work, not to heal. But of course gardening leads […]


My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

My Not So Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

I love Sophie Kinsella’s books because they always make me laugh out loud. Her characters are fun and have a lot of heart. They always manage to get themselves into sticky situations and then make their way out of them with a happy ending for all at the end of the book. My Not So […]


The Heather Wells Mysteries by Meg Cabot

The Heather Wells Mysteries by Meg Cabot

I bought the first book in this series, Size 12 is Not Fat, a long time ago—the clever title caught my eye and it seemed like it would be a cute read. Meg Cabot has written some wonderful youth and teen novels, so I figured her fiction would be equally as fun. I got a few […]


Twisted Sisters by Jen Lancaster

Twisted Sisters by Jen Lancaster

I have found Jen Lancaster’s fiction hit or miss—I either really love it, or really hate it. Twisted Sisters is the only one that I started out hating and by the end, actually kind of enjoyed.  It took me a really long time to get into this book…. And I do mean REALLY LONG, as […]