Book Review: Jar of Hearts

This has been on my TBR for a while and sitting in my Netgalley for too long. The best way to describe Jar of Hearts is that it's a cross between Orange is the New Black and Gone Girl. Georgina Shaw (Geo to her friends) is a successful lawyer on the path to marry the... Continue Reading →

Malaprops Bookstore: Asheville, NC

I've mentioned before that the main purpose of the Asheville trip was to be a tour of the local bookshops. Then we turned it into a Biltmore trip. And we're very happy with the change. The most unusual and popular bookshop that we did visit was Malaprops. The first thing you notice is a lot... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Only in India

You may recognize Jill Dobbe from her previous book, Kids, Camels, Cairo. I absolutely loved her book and her writing style. I was thrilled when I found out that she was writing another book. Only In India is Jill and Dan's life experiences in India working as international educators. Every few years, they travel to... Continue Reading →

The Biltmore Estate: The Library

Over this past weekend, my husband and I took a quick get away to the beautiful Biltmore Estate. The Biltmore is America's largest private home. It was built by the Vanderbilts in 1889 and continued to be in the family even to this day. When you enter the estate, you really feel that you have... Continue Reading →

The Biltmore Estate

Can't believe our trip is already over. Whenever we head somewhere, I never want to come back home. The Biltmore is an experience like no other. Brent and I toured the house in 2014 and always wanted to go back. We finally decided to have it as our destination for our birthday trip. * *Instead... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Jake, Lucid Dreamer

Jake is a typical 12 year old boy, but there’s more. He’s struggling to deal with the death of his mother while trying to survive middle school full of bullies and sometimes annoying little sister. Jake’s only escape is in his dreams, and as he continues to dream he learns to control them. Jake becomes... Continue Reading →

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