So, this is a pretty BIG deal! Those of you who follow, my blog know that I do NOT participate in blog tours….like, EVER! I think, in the last year and a half, I have done 2 and that’s all. The reason for my lack of participation isn’t to go against the flow intentionally, because obviously, that leaves Lisa’s Reads in the baby pool where most of the other blogs[…]

I was the funny one.  Yep, that was me.  What am I talking about?  I’m still the funny one and I love it…but when I was younger…say high school and college-aged, I didn’t want to be the funny one.  I wanted to be the hot one or the popular one.  I would have settled for the one who was taller than 5’1 but as we learn in pre-school…”you get what you get and you don’t get upset.”  So…I was the[…]

Hello my friends, I hope this post finds you all well.  I hope your holidays were happy and the year to come holds nothing but health and happiness for you and your loved ones. I have received feedback from some of you requesting a top ten (or so) list of my favorite books from Lisa’s Reads this year.  After giving the requests a lot of thought I came to this[…]

Sometimes when one has been disappointed by something/someone they can’t help but try whatever action that led to that disappointment again in hopes of a different outcome. (Just ask any love-sick teenager! Or think about your own mis-steps.) Psychologists call that behavior “crazy”, in the short term..I call it life! Not too long ago, I read and posted about “Thoughtless” by S.C. Stephens. I loved the story but intensely disliked[…]