A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

The Color of Water by James McBride is a book I picked up while visiting friends in Dallas, Texas, last year. It's a memoir in which McBride details the life of his mother, who comes from a Jewish background. If you have never heard of James McBride, he is a writer and musician and has… Continue reading A Review: “The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother” by James McBride

A Weekend in Branson, MO, and a Review of Instructions for Dancing

https://open.spotify.com/episode/0ct9wDF65ftPhu38g2VxpA?si=F7aNpH9nTp6MVAQ2rUnHJg&dl_branch=1 For our anniversary weekend, my husband Michael and I drove up to Branson, Missouri. I had never visited this area of Missouri before, and Michael was excited to spend time at Silver Dollar City, a theme park by the creators of Dollywood. Accommodation: Chateau on the Lake We stayed at Chateau on the Lake,… Continue reading A Weekend in Branson, MO, and a Review of Instructions for Dancing

A Review: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1Nw8pzBJUItuuDS60UmAed?si=ntf9H5pzTw2kYZPWAR1lTw I originally bought this book as my Book of the Month for May. I did not know what to expect as I had never heard of the author Laura Dave, but I actually was pleasantly surprised. Book Overview Before Owen Michaels disappears, he smuggles a note to his beloved wife of one year: Protect her.… Continue reading A Review: The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave

My 3 Favorite Classic Novels of All-Time

https://anchor.fm/jasmine-zust/episodes/My-3-Favorite-Classic-Novels-of-All-Time-e103pgu Remember when you had to read books over the summer for English class in middle school and high school? Well, I loved summer reading! It's no surprise since this is a book blog, but I was surprised to actually like some of the books I read. Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier I read this… Continue reading My 3 Favorite Classic Novels of All-Time