Book Quotes: Rain in the Mountains

Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas by Ruskin Bond       Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ As I remember that this blog is A Reading Writer, and as I want to fuel my reading pace again, I’ll start to post quotations and wise words I loved from my recent reads, starting with Rain in the Mountains by India’s […]

Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade’s worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live. […]

history and poetry

“Among other things, you’ll find that you’re not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You’re by no means alone on that score, you’ll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily, […]

FLYLēF turns 2!

And the baby of my darling Lonna named FLYLēF just turned 2! To celebrate, an amazing group of bloggers and I have planned posts for you to enjoy, all centered around the theme… FRIENDSHIP Please make sure to visit them, and perhaps make a new friend along the way.  FRIENDSHIP  I am delighted when I learned […]

TITLE REVEAL: Between My Bleeding Lines (My Debut Poetry Book!)

And this is it, beautiful souls! 🙂 Revealing the title of my debut poetry book: Between My Bleeding Lines. ❤ Will be available on May 2017! Cover reveal soon! 🙂 — Have a blessed week, everyone! ❤ — Background Music: Breathe Again by Sara Bareilles No Copyright infringement intended.

Coffee Date: November Edition

Breathe in. Breathe out. Repeat until you calm your restless heartbeat. Hi! I am glad to finally be able to seat with you again. Order your coffee now, or maybe tea, or maybe beer? 🙂 Lend me some of your precious minutes and let’s talk. 🙂 Time is fleeting. 2016 is now down to two […]

Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga

46th – My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating:  (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her […]

Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie

“It’s what’s in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th – A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead, […]

Book Review: The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty

44th – The Silence Between Moonbeams by Sarah Doughty Rating:  (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: The Silence Between Moonbeams is about life — not always romantic, and not always easy, but often beautiful. Everything is a product of the universe, the one thing about life we all share. It binds us together not […]

Book Review: Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

“Reality depends on perspective, on what is paid attention to.” 43rd – Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova  Rating:  (Good read, definitely) What is it about: Joe O’Brien is a forty-four-year-old police officer from the Irish Catholic neighborhood of Charlestown, Massachusetts. A devoted husband, proud father of four children in their twenties, and respected officer, […]