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Welcome, friend! Relax & rest awhile, if you please. I'm an ordinary girl, a follower of Christ, mama to Gabriel, & wife to Evan. Here in this little space of the online world, I share all manner of bookish things, including full content reviews, writerly snippets, encouragement for everyday life, and a whole collection of names & their meanings.

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Book Review // Stars Descend

Stars DescendKara Jaynes
Kindle edition | March  2019 Fantasy Fiction, Urban Fantasy, YA Fiction, Romance
The Elves have come down from the sky in their ships, their countenances full of light and their bodies, power. But they rule over us humans with iron fists, and without mercy. 


Book Review // The Fractured Empire

The Fractured EmpireRobin D. Mahle
Amazon Digital Services | April 2019 Fantasy Fiction, YA Fiction, Steampunk, Romance
Clark and Adelaide think their lives can’t get any worse. Until they meet each other. 

Adelaide — heiress to the wealthiest man in the Ceithren Empire — has felt a void sin…

What's in a Name? // 3rd Monday Edition

Happy Monday, lovelies! How was your weekend?  Does it feel like Summertime to you yet?  

Ned Edmund | English, German, Polish EHD-mənd(English),EHT-muwnt(German),EHD-moont(Polish)
Means "rich protection," from the Old English elements ead "wealth, fortune" and mund &…

Book Tour! >> Moonscript

Welcome, friends! It was my intention to give an update before now in regards to my posting schedule for May, but instead, today I bring you something FAR more exciting: a book blog tour! *cue fangirl squeals*
This is a fantasy.  It has Elves.  ELVESSSSSS.  It's a beautiful story of redemption &am…

Book Review // Dead Silence

Dead Silence Robin Caroll
Shiloh Run Press | June 1, 2020 Christian Fiction, Mystery, Thriller
Political games can be deadly…

Elise Carmichael is a court sign language interpreter who reads lips all the time. As a widow with a young son who is deaf, lip reading is simply second nature, until …

April Wrap, Updates, Camp NaNo + Snippets!

Farewell, April. Hullo, May!
I realize basically the only posts I shared here during the month of April were solely book reviews (with the exception of one product review)... Originally, that was not my attention, and you are probably missing the Name posts as much as I am, but with the many things o…

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February Snippets!
Here are some Snippets from last month.  These hail from my WIP Safia and another project I'm …
Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near the brokenhearted;  He saves those crushed in spirit.  ( Psalm 34:18) > > >…
In the Midst of Despair [A Prayer]
Have you ever had one of those down days?  Where you feel like everyone and everything is against …
What's in a Name? || Surnames Edition
Good evening, y'all. It's the third week of AUGUST. O_o I'm picking up on my Name post ra…