Grand Opening: A Novella is Available in Paperback!

Now also available in paperback is Grand Opening: A Novella (The Boutique Series #1)! Yay! Grand Opening, a romantic suspense story, is the first book of The Boutique Series which features the life of Eden Harper, owner and operator of Richmond's hottest couture boutique, Josi's Boutique, her family, her business, and her love - Nelson Donnelly, … Continue reading Grand Opening: A Novella is Available in Paperback!

Thank you, Toni Morrison

As I work on the rewrite and edits of my novel, I've held on to the spirit of Toni Morrison's words: "If there is a book you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, you must be the one to write it." They've been ringing heavier in my mind for the past couple … Continue reading Thank you, Toni Morrison

My Sister, the Serial Killer by Okinkan Braithwaite

I swept through this book quickly and loved pretty much every moment. Finished it in the wee hours of the morning. As macabre as the title is, and as grim as the subject matter, too, the humor woven through the story lightened it up JUST a bit. Korede narrates the story about her sister’s – … Continue reading My Sister, the Serial Killer by Okinkan Braithwaite

My Literary Crush – Ponyboy Curtis

This was originally a post for the #ReelInfatuation Blogathon a few years ago that I participated in with my classic movie site, Goosepimply All Over, celebrating my movie crush. It's been updated a bit. Since he's also my literary crush, it's quite relevant here as well. 🙂 When I recently watched The Outsiders (1983) not … Continue reading My Literary Crush – Ponyboy Curtis

The Carillon in Byrd Park, Richmond, VA

Standing high within the beauty of Byrd Park in Richmond’s West End, visible from various driveways of the city, is the Commonwealth of Virginia’s first memorial to Virginians who served in World War I: The Carillon. An illustrious landmark, this campinale is a beloved gathering area for local residents and visitors. In 1924, several years after the end … Continue reading The Carillon in Byrd Park, Richmond, VA