This blog is for my book review but this post is different. Since it's Mental Health Awareness I thought I should talk about my history with mental health. I have a long history with depression, most of the members of my family have some form of depression. I'm not going to tell their stories, it's … Continue reading Make Mental Health Your Priority
The Municipalists takes place in Metropolis, the city of tomorrow. But all that is about to change, unless a rule-following bureaucrat and an irreverent, freewheeling AI can save the city from a mysterious terrorist plot that threatens its very existence. I would consider this book as a preview to our future. Metropolis is this new, … Continue reading The Municipalists by Seth Fried
Daisy Jones & The Six takes you back to the late sixties, where rock n' roll was everything. You meet Daisy, a young girl who parties regularly in L.A. but also dreams of becoming a rock star. She's beautiful and has a voice everyone dreams of. We also meet The Six, a band lead by … Continue reading Daisy Jones & The Six
The Girl From Home follows the life of Jonathan Caine, a wealthy good looking man living his dream life in New York City. Fancy penthouse condo and a trophy wife. Suddenly, his world he loved comes crashing down. Devastated, Jonathan returns to his hometown for his 25th reunion and to care for his ailing father. … Continue reading The Girl From Home by Adam Mitzner
I'm starting this book, Before And Again by Barbara Delinsky on one of upstate New York's snowy winter days. I'm curled up on the couch, blanket wrapped around me, my son not far from me playing on the floor. It's the start of a great day. This book was given to me by my mother … Continue reading Before And Again by Barbara Belinsky
The Caribbean, 1665. A remote colony of the English Crown, the island of Jamaica holds out against the vast supremacy of the Spanish empire. Port Royal, its capital, is a cutthroat town of taverns, grog shops, and bawdy houses. In this steamy climate there’s a living to be made, a living that can end swiftly … Continue reading Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton
I grew up with the love for books. My sister and I would spend every summer at the library, reading as much as we can. Getting lost in other worlds, putting ourselves in other people’s shoes. I was very fortunate to have access to books. I was at the library yesterday with my 3 year … Continue reading Every Kid Deserves To Read
I've realized that when I first started this blog I never introduced myself except on the About Me page. I would like you to get to know me on a personal level. Who I am, my family, my family and why I started this blog. Now, lets get down to it! My name is Ashton … Continue reading Let’s get to know each other!
I'm going to be real and up front. I've been lazy. I haven't read a book in awhile and when I did, I didn't finish it. When I decided to start this blog I loved the idea. I loved reading and picking out actors to play the parts. Things happen, life happens. I stopped reading … Continue reading Making A Comeback!
I haven been away for far too long. I am ready & well rested to start reading & reviewing again. I love to read, if I could read for a living that would be the best job in the ENTIRE world for me! I have plenty of time in my life to do this blog. … Continue reading I am in a state of ecstatic gratitude & awe of this beautiful life.