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The Marriage Lie by Kimberly Belle c/o Netgalley Plot: Iris and Will’s marriage is as close to perfect as it can be: a large house in a nice Atlanta neighborhood, rewarding careers and the excitement of trying for their first baby. But on the morning Will leaves for a business trip to Orlando, Iris’s happy world […]

Book Reviews

Books I Read in October (And Whether or Not You Should Read Them).

My sweet great-grandma went to be with Jesus yesterday. I wrote a version of this post two years ago after calling her on her birthday, and it felt like the perfect thing to share today.  If you read the post below, you’ll see that she’s spent over thirty years being faithful to her late husband, […]


Cigarettes, Friendship, and Love: A Beautiful Legacy.

The biggest event this month was the hurricane. Gainesville ended up being fine-not even a bad storm! But my little bub helped me prepare just in case. Pretty sure that Gatsby might think he’s a cat. His favorite place is perched balancing on the top of the couch. Jack’s new favorite activity: Crawling all over […]


From the Cutting Room Floor: October.

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