Featherhood by Charlie Gilmour

Phew! How can I describe this book.... I feel exhausted after reading it. The cover of the book hints that it's the story of a man who rescues a magpie and then it becomes the link that leads him to understand his father better. A dual memoir, if you will. The story of two fathers …

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Craft Project: Cross Stitch Christmas Decorations

Kits from un-started to complete. I love making craft projects, and with everything going on this year, staying home and making things has been an upside. It's satisfying to create things and something with repetitive movements like sewing has a very soothing quality. I started these cute kits around Halloween time so that I'd have …

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The Innocent Dead (Rhona MacLeod #15) by Lin Anderson

Karen is struggling following the recent death of her husband, and might be starting to remember something about the events of years ago, but can she trust her mind not to play tricks on her? Meanwhile, two swimmers find the body of a girl left in the peat bog. The preserved remains could be the …

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I Want To Be Where The Normal People Are by Rachel Bloom

Curl up with a good book and some homemade pumpkin bread. Rachel Bloom is the creator of the TV show Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and this book is a collection of writings on what normal is. Or rather, the fact that everyone thinks that they or their life is weird, and that out there somewhere is Normal. …

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