Tea Talk with Author Kristin Bartley Lenz


Yesterday, I wrote a rave review for The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz. It’s a wonderful debut novel about loss, the meaning of “home”, and the healing force of nature, rock climbing, and friendship. In the beginning of the novel, there is a scene where the main character, Cara Jenkins, sips […]

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#OHTHEFEELS | The Art of Holding On and Letting Go by Kristin Bartley Lenz

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I used to devour YA Contemporary novels, but the older I become, the harder I am to impress by this once beloved genre. I’ve really struggled over the course of my five years of book blogging to read and enjoy YA Contemporary novels, and at one point, I would have been more than happy to […]

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A Series Starter that Breaks the Cozy Formula | Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox

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The Crepes of Wrath by Sarah Fox is an ambitious, first novel in a cozy mystery series. The author tries so hard to take popular, cozy characteristics that have been written about to death and put a unique spin on them, but the execution is not always successful. The Crepes of Wrath (Pancake House Mystery […]

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Do I Have a New Favorite Author? | Peaches by Jodi Lynn Anderson

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It’s not often that I read two books by the same author in the same year (JK Rowling withstanding). And, it’s rarer than a blue moon that I read two books by the same author within 30 days. Yet, I recently devoured Peaches (in one day) by Jodi Lynn Anderson less than 30 days of  reading […]

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These Books Are To Die For, or My #SaveOurCozies Reading List

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Egad! I’m already six hours behind in the Save Our Cozies Readathon, which began at 12AM this morning. In my defense, I spent my midnight hours like most humans. You know…sleeping. Although, I did wake up at 3:30, and instead of doing anything productive, I laid awake in bed playing some silly “clicker” game on […]

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