The Edge of Summer | Erica George | Book Review

I read Erica George’s debut Words Composed of Sea and Sky and found a strong new voice of young adult stories. When I saw her sophomore book The Edge of Summer on Netgalley, I was quick to request it. Once again, the setting is Cape Cod and this time around there is a strong focusContinue reading “The Edge of Summer | Erica George | Book Review”

Home Field Advantage | Dahlia Adler | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Home Field Advantage? Home Field Advantage caught my attention from the moment I first read the synopsis. LGBTQIA+ romance? Sports romance? Secret dating? It sounded exactly what I needed. Plus, it was being released during Pride Month! So, it wasn’t very hard for me to click request on Netgalley, andContinue reading “Home Field Advantage | Dahlia Adler | Audiobook Review”

The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America | Anita Hannig | Book Review

With my background in gerontology the idea of decline and death have been an important part of my life. I took care of individuals on Hospice, and listened whenever someone questioned why they were still alive. Occasionally, these conversations would turn to the idea of assisted death. There were alot of mixed feelings when itContinue reading “The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America | Anita Hannig | Book Review”

The Wedding Season | Katy Birchall | Book Review

Freya Scott is having the perfect day or at least the perfect day before her wedding. Her wedding will be the real perfect day. She is marrying her long term boyfriend Matthew and kicking off the wedding season for her, her family, and her friends. Everything is set to go off without a hitch untilContinue reading “The Wedding Season | Katy Birchall | Book Review”

A Burst of Light and Other Essays | Audre Lorde | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to A Burst Of Light? My background includes a master’s degree in women’s studies so whenever I see a book by a feminist scholarship, I’m curious to pick it up. Especially if I have not read it before. A Burst of Light was first published in 1988 and was seen asContinue reading “A Burst of Light and Other Essays | Audre Lorde | Audiobook Review”

Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry? My boyfriend is a golfer. Honestly that is probably an understatement but I don’t have time to get into all that. Over the past almost two years of us being together, I have slowly started to understand bits and pieces of the game.Continue reading “Tiger and Phil: Golf’s Most Fascinating Rivalry | Bob Harig | Audiobook Review”

The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking: Dr. Knows Guide to Untangling Your Brain | Gwendoline Smith | Audiobook Review

Why did I listen to The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking? I decided to listen to the advanced copy of The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking because they were all about untangling your brain and calming it down. The author Gwendoline Smith is a clinical psychologist and has writtenContinue reading “The Book of Knowing and The Book of Overthinking: Dr. Knows Guide to Untangling Your Brain | Gwendoline Smith | Audiobook Review”

In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review

Denny S. Bryce is quickly becoming one of my new favorite authors. I was captivates by her debut Wild Women and the Blues and now In The Face Of The Sun. Both stories are multigenerational tales involving African American families. In The Face Of The Sun follows Francine (Frankie) as she travels from Chicago toContinue reading “In The Face Of The Sun | Denny S. Bryce | Book Review”

Jagged Little Pill | Eric Smith | Book Review

As a child of the 90’s, I have very strong memories of the songs from Alanis Morrissette’s smash record Jagged Little Pill. I remember the music video with Alanis singing Ironic in her car. I also remember Alanis in the rooftop that eventually led to a pie fight in You Learn. And I may haveContinue reading “Jagged Little Pill | Eric Smith | Book Review”

Find Your Way Home | Jackie Ashenden | Book Review

Find Your Way Home is a new small town romance set in New Zealand. It is the first in the Small Town Dreams series. The first book follows Isabella Montgomery after she jumps on an airplane to Brightwater, New Zealand as part of the towns revitalization project. The project is led by ex paratrooper ChaseContinue reading “Find Your Way Home | Jackie Ashenden | 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.

The Calico Books

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