Daughter of the House by Rosie Thomas

One word: unexpected. In every what way, unexpected. It took an unexpected amount of time for me to finish this book: fault of a rigorous school semester. It took unexpected turns in unexpected places: although followed the pattern at other points. But the end, the end still has me thinking. I finished the last fifty […]



  I like to think of music as the child of musicians. The sound you hear is completely and totally based on the parenting decisions the artists make. How much bass is offered or withheld, do you embellish this noise or that, and what messages should you be upfront about and what should you hold […]


Longbourn by Jo Baker

I am going to preface this review with the clear understanding that the following is my opinion, and my opinion only. Take it as you see fit, ignore it at your own pleasure. The New York Times, The Washington Post, even NPR acclaim this book. I, on the very other hand, criticize this book. To […]