The Silent Wife

The Silent Wife

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on November 12, 2014. Jodi and Todd have been a couple for more than twenty years.  They have created a beautiful life together full of luxuries.  Todd isn’t satisfied though and begins to stray.  Jodi, aware of Todd’s affairs, remains silent and allows him […]

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Best Baby Products for the First Six Months

Our youngest set of twins (babies number 4 and 5!)  turned six months old this past Saturday!  The past six months have flown by.  They are growing so quickly and it breaks my momma heart a little bit.  I am just not ready for these babies to grow up so fast! I have reached the […]

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February Recap

It’s the last weekend in February. I wanted to give a little February Recap and let everyone know what we’ve been up to this month! Bye, Bye Illness Our February wasn’t totally illness free but it was so much better than January.  The first two weeks of February saw the babies still recovering with the […]

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This Is Where I Leave You

This Is Where I Leave You

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on November 20, 2014. Judd Foxman’s wife is sleeping with his boss and his dad just died.  Judd, stressed and beaten down, returns to his childhood home to mourn his father with his two brothers, his sister, and mother.  The siblings are shocked to […]

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Sharp Objects

Sharp Objects

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on October 27, 2014. Gillian Flynn is known for writing the hit novel Gone Girl but she actually has several other books that are just as dark and enthralling.  Sharp Objects is one of those novels.  This novel follows reporter Camille Preaker as she travels […]

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Every Day

Every Day

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 24, 2014. Every Day by David Levithan follows A, a being that inhabits bodies. Every day A wakes up in a new body and becomes part of someone else’s life. There is no family, no friends, and no routine for A. And […]

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Valentine Chocolate-Covered Strawberries

It isn’t technically spring yet but it sure feels like it here in Arkansas.  We’ve enjoyed springlike weather with temperatures in the 70s and 80s all week.  I’ve absolutely loved it and it has kindled my desire to make spring treats and fire up the grill. Every spring there is a little, local store run […]

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2017 Reading List

Making Plans and Setting Goals I am obsessed with setting goals.  Always have been.  So every year I make a New Year’s resolution to read a certain number of books.  I set my yearly reading goal in January and track it throughout the year.  I typically aim to read a book a week so I […]

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Reconstructing Amelia

Reconstructing Amelia

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 13, 2014. When fifteen year old Amelia Baron dies after falling from the roof of her prestigious Brooklyn private school, everyone assumes it is a suicide.  Just a few weeks after her death, her mother, Kate, receives an anonymous text message suggesting […]

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I Am The Messenger

I Am The Messenger

This book review was originally published on The Wordy Nerd Books on September 5, 2014. Ed Kennedy is an underage cab driver who doesn’t have a whole lot going for him.  He is in love with his best friend, Audrey, but she doesn’t seem to feel the same way.  His mother can’t stand him and […]

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