The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo? Elizabeth Acevedo is quickly becoming one of my “must read” authors. Her prose is just so beautiful, and I fall in love with her characters and her stories each time. And when I saw that I had the opportunity to actually listen to herContinue reading “The Poet X | Elizabeth Acevedo | Audiobook Review”

Girls Don’t Fly | Kristen Chandler | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To Girls Don’t Fly by Kristen Chandler? I was looking for a new audiobook to listen to and found Girls Don’t Fly on Libby. It sounded like the perfect contemporary young adult for me to casually listen to while I was out for my walks and doing housework. Within the firstContinue reading “Girls Don’t Fly | Kristen Chandler | Audiobook Review”

The Walls Around Us | Nova Ren Suma | Book Review

I had originally read The Walls Around Us prior to its release in 2015. Unfortunately, I never wrote a review for Netgalley. So, here I am in 2021 re-reading it and remembering exactly what excited me the first time around and what still confuses me. This book is a serious mind bender! From the veryContinue reading “The Walls Around Us | Nova Ren Suma | Book Review”

The Edge of You | Theresa DaLayne | Book Review

The Edge of You by Theresa DaLayne is a New Adult novel that was released in 2014. Originally, I had requested this one from Netgalley because I hadn’t read very many New Adult books at the time (still haven’t honestly). I also liked the idea of a book with the setting of Alaska. I neverContinue reading “The Edge of You | Theresa DaLayne | Book Review”

Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Sound Like They Could Be Crayola Crayon Colors

Top Ten Tuesday is held by Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl. Today’s topic is Book Titles That Sound Like They Could Be Crayola Crayon Colors! And here we go… Batter Up by Robyn Neeley (A tan color that looks like vanilla cake mix) This Is My Brain In Love by I.W. Gregorio (A pinkContinue reading “Top Ten Tuesday: Book Titles That Sound Like They Could Be Crayola Crayon Colors”

Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review

Daisy Jones & The Six was a crazy, wild ride and I loved every single minute of it. Are you sure this wasn’t a real band from the 1970’s? Because it felt so real! I want to be able to talk to them and learn even more about them. I want to continue to liveContinue reading “Daisy Jones & The Six | Taylor Jenkins Reid | Book Review”

Gold Dust Woman | Stephen Davis | Book Review

Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks opens with a recap of one of my favorite Fleetwood Mac performances: Rhiannon live on Midnight Special in 1976. I was introduced to this performance by my boyfriend Shane when we first started dating. Watching Stevie Nicks get lost in her music and tell her story wasContinue reading “Gold Dust Woman | Stephen Davis | Book Review”

My Own Words | Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Audiobook Review

Why Did I Listen To My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Ruth Bader Ginsburg was such an iconic woman in American history. I was so saddened by her death and the events that immediately followed it. And I wanted to learn more about the woman that had helped change the course of American historyContinue reading “My Own Words | Ruth Bader Ginsburg | Audiobook Review”

The Legendary Lord | Valerie Bowman | Book Review

The Legendary Lord by Valerie Bowman is the sixth book in the Playful Brides series. I had previously read The Untamed Earl in this series and had enjoyed it so I was looking forward to this one too. Plus, the cover art for this one is pretty stunning, isn’t it? The Legendary Lord follows theContinue reading “The Legendary Lord | Valerie Bowman | 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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