Back to the Brotherhood

Lover at Last was the first “new” book for me in the Black Dagger Brotherhood series by J.R. Ward. The books up to this point have all been re-reads. But, I guess I stopped reading the new ones around about 2012 when this one was released. I feel like I read this super fast. I …

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April was jam-packed and we had lots going on. But, before I delve into that, my April tarot card was the Queen of Cups reversed. The Queen of Cups reversed is about needing to draw your attention inwards and focus on your emotional well-being. This card suggests that you are emotionally drained because you have …

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Eric’s Cassata Cake

I’ve talked before about the cassata cake that I make for Eric that took a good bit of trial and error before I finally hit on something that was pretty close to the cake he remembered that his grandmother used to get at the Italian bakery in Florida. But, when I was making it for …

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House of Sky and Breath

I started out March with a bang and finished reading House of Sky and Breath on the 7th. HOSAB is the second book in the Crescent City series. I don’t honestly even know what to say about it. I simultaneously have no words and so many words. A LOT happens in this book. There are …

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My March tarot card was the Knight of Pentacles reversed (again from the Anima Mundi tarot deck). The message for this month was: Do you need greater self-discipline and commitment to achieve your goals? Instead of trying new things or dreaming up more ideas, the reversed Knight of Pentacles encourages you to establish a schedule …

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Crescent City

I started The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness almost at the end of January, so I wasn’t very far into it when February started. This is the third book in the All Souls Trilogy. This book was so much easier to get into than the last one, but it was still a bit slow …

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