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Careers For Creatives?

Have you ever been told you should shy away from an industry because there is no future in it? More often than not, parents and caregivers have their child’s best interest at heart when they steer them from creative occupations and on to a more “stable” field. Or do they? It’s interesting how creative people […]

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The Princess Who Loved Hot Chocolate

Sounds like the title of my next picture book. And maybe it is. Stay tuned. But let’s look at the logic of this statement. It really hits the target on just how many of us—real-life princesses and princes—love a good hot chocolate as a celebratory elixir. But as Simon Sinek would ask, “What’s Your Why?” […]

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Confessions of a Wild Child

So you’re traveling, charging your e-reader when a book in the airport store catches your eye. That’s how I met Jackie Collins’ Confessions of a Wild Child. Oh sure. Who hasn’t heard of Jackie Collins, the best-selling, Beverly Hills author who’s been writing scandalous novels often based on the rich and famous in the same […]

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Book Club Favorites

What makes a book worthy of a book club? When I lived in Chicago, I was part of an awesome book club made up of twelve women whom I hadn’t met prior. Along with this group of diverse women came a cacophony of unique tastes in literature. While each of these women, me included, were […]

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Something Old and Something New

If I were truly referring to the English good luck rhyme I would use “Olde” and include something borrowed and something blue. But, I’m not. Rather, I’m referring to the books I’ve been reviewing as of late. I see way too many book reviews on new books, which is great. Sometimes I like getting a […]

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Re-Reading

A friend once told me that re-reading a book is like walking backwards. I wholeheartedly disagree. I own way too many books not to re-read them and one of the very reasons these books have been purchased is because I enjoyed them tremendously and look forward to re-reading them. Recently, I picked a motivational book […]

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How Do I Pick The Books I Love?

My book reviews are not random. In fact, I get to choose from books sent to me by publishers, literary agents, librarians and booksellers and of course a few fellow authors who I’ve been fortunate to get to know. Additionally, I always select a few appealing ones off the bookshelves of bookstores I visit around […]

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