The Blessing: A Review

img_1592This lighthearted novel was my first Nancy Mitford. I’d long intended to read her books but had never gotten around to it. When I finally picked this up, I wasn’t disappointed. Read More »


Countryside: The Book of the Wise


As many of you know, I’m a substitute teacher and tutor who is hoping to eventually teach full-time at the elementary level. I used to think that high school might be more of a fit for me, due to being able to discuss and recommend literature. However, it’s recently dawned on me that children and young adults have books that are just as fun and delightful to read and discuss. So while I begin making my list of books that I’d like to have for my future classroom, I’m excited about exploring books and authors I haven’t yet “met” and adding them to my list.Read More »