Searching for Words of Comfort and Peace During the Coronavirus Pandemic

"Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are." – Mason Cooley   In times of great distress, I return to reading books of comfort and peace, great story-telling with an apparent gentleness, seeking out words that foster encouragement and joy, and stories of triumph over incredible odds. When life … Continue reading Searching for Words of Comfort and Peace During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Book Review: Spirit Week Showdown (Peachy and Keen)

Reviewed by: Bookworm Girl Title: Spirit Week Showdown (Peachy and Keen) Author: Jason Tharp Genre: Fiction, humor Number of Chapters: 9 Number of Pages: 96 Where did you find this book? My mom saw it on a featured book shelf at the library and asked if I’d like to read it (because I love unicorns!) … Continue reading Book Review: Spirit Week Showdown (Peachy and Keen)

Book Review: The Year of Magical Thinking

“Life changes in the instant. The ordinary instant.”  ― Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking When a friend recommends a particular book, I take note, and read. Over a decade ago, I recall sitting in my office chipping away at the day’s to-do list. When late in the morning, in walked a colleague of mine, whom … Continue reading Book Review: The Year of Magical Thinking