Contemporary · YA

Finding Audrey: Sublime Hot Chocolate

Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella Finding Audrey is the bitter aftertaste from a strong dose of mean girls, and the journey of recovery. Getting inside Audrey’s “lizard brain,” that uncontrollable, animalistic part of you that senses fear, is entirely relatable – even if you’ve never personally experienced anxiety. To best enjoy this fresh and beautifully written take… Continue reading Finding Audrey: Sublime Hot Chocolate


Big Little Lies: Pirriwee Pink Drink

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty  Big Little Lies is equal parts sex, betrayal, scandal, guilt and violence; a deadly cocktail lurking underneath seemingly shiny, bubbly and sweet suburban moms. This novel is now an HBO television series, which premiers on Sunday, Feb. 19, 2017. Before catching the show, you’ll definitely want to grab a cocktail… Continue reading Big Little Lies: Pirriwee Pink Drink


8 Characters I’d Invite “Upstairs for a Drink”

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it seemed like the perfect time to create this little list of fictional men I’d theoretically invite in for a nightcap, you know, assuming they weren’t madly in love with other characters, I wasn’t married and they were, well…. real. 1. Thorne Carswell, from the Lunar Chronicles by… Continue reading 8 Characters I’d Invite “Upstairs for a Drink”


7 Gal Pals I’d Invite Over for Wine Night

One of my favorite holidays is coming up, a day of love, sisterhood and waffles – it’s Galentine’s day. A day invented by the always passionate Deputy Parks Director, Leslie Knope from NBC’s TV series Parks and Recreation. “Oh it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, my lady friends and I leave… Continue reading 7 Gal Pals I’d Invite Over for Wine Night