Book Review: The Nature of Fragile Things

Thank you to NetGalley, Susan Meissner and Berkley Publishing for this advance reader copy of The Nature of Fragile Things in exchange for an honest review. This historical fiction centers around Sophie Whalen, a young, 20’s Irish immigrant who is living in New York in the early 1900s. Her life in New York and herContinue reading “Book Review: The Nature of Fragile Things”

Enchanted Herbal- Book Review

Thank you, NetGalley, Llewellyn Publication, and Gail Bussi, for the digital arc of Enchanted Herbal: Connect to Nature and Celebrate the Seasons in exchange for an honest review. I absolutely love this book! I love how the content is organized around the seasons and how nature can teach us to recognize the seasons and cyclesContinue reading “Enchanted Herbal- Book Review”

Book review: Yoga by the Stars

Thank you, NetGalley, Jilly Shipway, and Llewelyn Publishers, for this advanced copy in exchange for an honest review. Yoga by the Stars includes yoga practices inspired by the zodiac wheel; this consists of asanas, meditations, visualizations, and breathing exercises. I’ve honestly never considered the symbolism between yoga practice and zodiac signs, yet reading the bookContinue reading “Book review: Yoga by the Stars”

Earth Almanac Book Review

Thank you to NetGalley, Ted Williams and Storey Publishing for an ARC of Earth Almanac in exchange for an honest review. Earth Almanac is organized by the four seasons, beginning with winter, spring, summer then fall. Each season provides images and interesting facts and information about all manner of plants, birds and animals. It’s evidentContinue reading “Earth Almanac Book Review”

Little Cornish Inn- Book Review

Thank you to NetGalley and Aria & Aries/Aria Publishers for a copy of “No Room at the Little Cornish Inn” in exchange for my honest review. I love a sweet Christmas romance, and this one was wonderful! Rosie Anderson, the single mom to her son Danny, has her Christmas holiday plans upended by an over-demandingContinue reading “Little Cornish Inn- Book Review”

Spiritual Practices for the Brain- Review

Thank you NetGalley, Loyola Press and Anne Kertz Kernion for an ARC of this book, in exchange for an honest review.  Spiritual Practices for the Brain: Caring for Mind, Body, and Soul is the book I have needed since 2020 started! As a long time fan of Saint John of the Cross and Saint TeresaContinue reading “Spiritual Practices for the Brain- Review”

Book review: Best Foot Forward

Best Foot Forward (The Liberty Lawrence Series #1) by Bea Stevens was a fun read that has drama, mystery, humor and romance woven throughout the story. This is my first read from this author and find her writing style to be both engaging with an on point sense of humor. I always enjoy a goodContinue reading “Book review: Best Foot Forward”

Floriography – Book Review

I would like to thank NetGalley and Jessica Roux for an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. Floriography, An Illustrated Guide to Victorian Language of Flowers This book is magic! I love all things Victorian, and this book is swoon-worthy. Because behaviors during the Victorian Era were widely scrutinized, any openContinue reading “Floriography – Book Review”