Book Review: Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me ‘Round by Kathlyn J. Kirkwood

Tweet Every January governments, workplaces, and people around the U.S. pause to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and his legacy. But the national holiday that falls on or near his birthday each year didn’t simply arise on its own … Continue reading

Book Review: M*mmy Cusses by Serena Dorman

Tweet If on your journey through motherhood you find yourself making mistakes, messing up, and generally going through phases of just needing to get through another day, M*mmy Cusses: Inspiring Profanity and Stimulating Sarcasm For Mamas Who’ve Seen It All … Continue reading

Book Review: My Name Is Layla by Reyna Marder Gentin

Tweet Layla dreads starting 8th grade, another year, she assumes, of mediocre grades and the feeling of just getting by. Life at home has difficult moments too: her dad’s been gone since she was a baby, her mother juggles single-parenting … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Grief Cottage by Gail Godwin

Tweet Gail Godwin’s Grief Cottage is getting rave reviews, including my own. I found myself savoring the book as it went along, not wanting it to end.  That’s why I’m happy to be able to offer my review along with … Continue reading

Book Review: The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller

Tweet Alta runs fast, just like her idol Wilma Rudolph, an African American sprinter who grew up in Alta’s hometown of Clarksville, Tennessee, and won three Olympic gold medals. But when a new girl named Charmaine with fancy running shoes … Continue reading

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