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Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance | Francesca T Royster | Book Review

Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance is a beautiful reflection of one women’s journey as a Black queer mother in modern society. In many ways author Francesca Royster is writing a love letter to her past, her present, and her future. It is a moving tribute of the concept of choosingContinue reading “Choosing Family: A Memoir of Queer Motherhood and Black Resistance | Francesca T Royster | Book Review”

6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review

The cover of 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) makes it look like it is going to be a sweet easy read. In reality, it is anything but easy. The main characters are each working through some difficult situations and are constantly finding themselves crossing paths. This becomes even more trueContinue reading “6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did) | Tess Sharpe | Book Review”

Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review

Three Cowboys and a Baby is the first book in a new series by Kate Pearce. It is a sweet contemporary romance that was inspired by the late 80’s movie Three Men and a Baby. It features three handsome former Marines turned cowboys who are living on a family ranch together. One day a formerContinue reading “Three Cowboys and a Baby | Kate Pearce | Book Review”

The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review

The Divorce Colony is a historical overview of the process of divorce in America. Historically most states made it impossible to get a divorce regardless of the reason. That is except for Sioux Falls, South Dakota where if a woman followed the process a divorce could be obtained. Divorce in Sioux Falls was expensive andContinue reading “The Divorce Colony: How Women Revolutionized Married and Found Freedom on the American Frontier | April White | Book Review”

Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review

Something Old, Something New is a new sweet small town romance that I absolutely adored. Brent Nicholson was the star quarterback in high school with plans of going pro. Unfortunately due to a career ending injury this dream never came to fruition. Since then his life has been one failure after another. He comes backContinue reading “Something Old, Something New | Amy Clipston | Book Review”

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review

I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts is a shot of laughter and a shot of wisdom mixed together. Written by Broadway powerhouse Kristin Chenoweth it is filled with stories about her career and life. It is also filled with things that inspire her and keep her going. As a Broadway aficionado, I devoured thisContinue reading “I’m No Philosopher But I Got Thoughts: Mini Meditations For Saints, Sinners, And The Rest Of Us | Kristin Chenoweth | Book Review”

Chasing the Four Winds

Reading, Writing, Nerding, and Honoring the Oxford Comma Since 1987.

A. A. MacConnell

When you write drabbles, you relieve the pressure of the epic novel expanding in your head.

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