My June Reads

Just under the wire, here are the books I read last month—and my honest thoughts about them. Happy reading! Colorfully yours, Haley Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid—4/5  Surf, sand, and siblings: the recipe for a very solid beach read. From the ‘80s to the present day, we learn about the famous Riva family’s secrets—and […]

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My March Reads

A day late…but hopefully not a dollar short. Happy reading, friends! Colorfully yours, Haley We Are the Brennans by Tracey Lange—3.5/5 I obviously had no choice but to read this. Not only do I share a last name with the characters, but my dad has always said the phrase “We are the Brennans” when he […]

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My February Reads

I was hoping to get this posted while it was still February, but I feel like one week into March basically counts. Happy reading! Colorfully yours, Haley All the Money in the World by Robert Anthony Siegel—2/5 Friends have been telling me to track my books on Goodreads for a while now. But, I like(d) […]

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Book Review: Campaign Widows

As we approach the most important election this country has ever held, to say things are politically charged would be a gross understatement. I’m sure I’m not alone in that I feel torn between the need to stay informed on all things political and the desire to hide under the covers, pretending it’s not happening. […]

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Book Review: Salt in My Soul

A month or two ago, I finished a powerful memoir that had been on my to-be-read list before it even came out.  But it was a read I needed to sit with. As much as it shook me to my core—tears during the last several chapters included—I couldn’t just run to my computer and type […]

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Book Review: City of Girls

This was one of my favorite reads in a long time.  Based on author Elizabeth Gilbert’s other novel Eat, Pray, Love and her creative living guide Big Magic, I wasn’t sure what to expect from a youthful period piece. But man, did she deliver. I tend to find myself drawn to any piece featuring New […]

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Book Review: Where the Missing Go

If you don’t like murder mysteries, this is not the novel for you. If you’re a psychological thriller junkie like I am, you should add it to your cart. Full disclosure, I received this book for free as part of my InfluenceHer Essentials Summer Box, which you might’ve seen me mention on my Instagram. I […]

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Book Review Round-Up

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Obviously, I’ve been more than a little M.I.A. lately. Who knew starting a new life would be so distracting?! I’m quite behind on posting book reviews for you guys. Since I read these ones before the madness of moving even began, let’s just say the details aren’t the freshest in my memory. Because of this, […]

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