Book Review: First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston

February’s selection for my Book B*tches is First Lie Wins by Ashley Elston. This book is all over Instagram (it’s a Reese book club novel) and I was couldn’t wait to dive in to see if the hype is real. Here’s a summary on Amazon: Evie Porter has everything a nice, Southern girl could want: […]

Annual Cookie Swap and ALL THE PARTIES

Casey and I have been hosting this cookie swap for so long that I’ve lost count. 10th? Covid caused us to cancel one year. Other than that, we never miss. It’s always a delightful afternoon with friends, wine and sweets. It’s the easiest party to host, too, because the guests do most of the leg […]

Book B*tches: The Covenant of Water

My last book club selection is a doozy! We actually had to push back our monthly get together because this book is SO long (733 pages), but it’s totally worth the investment of your time. I’m talking about The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese. Yes, the same brilliant mind who brought us Cutting for […]

Book Review: Atomic Habits and Matthew Perry’s Memoir

Happy Thursday! I’m coming at you today with two book reviews for the price of one. Both of these books received lots of buzz the past year and I am glad I checked both of them off my “to be read” list. They are very different, but I got a lot out of each. Also? […]

Book B*tches: Look Closer by David Ellis

I am not exaggerating when I say this is one of the best books I have read in years. The writing style, setting, subject matter and character development are all right up my alley. My fellow Book B*tches loved it as well. We had a great time meeting at my house this week to discuss. […]

Book Review: The Maidens by Alex Michaelides

Everyone and their poodle read Alex Michaelides’s debut novel, The Silent Patient, including yours truly. His follow up attempt is also chock full of Greek tragedy references, which I happen to love. Oddly enough, I remember learning about Greek mythology in fifth grade and being fascinated by the ancient Greek explanations and insights. Anywho, The […]