Music Monday! Lake Street Dive – I Can Change

At the closing of each year I always spend a lot of my time reflecting.  We all have parts of ourselves that we desire to change towards making ourselves whole. I hope this year I continue to grow and to let go of the things that I cannot change.  I am scared that I won’t get…

REVIEW: Operator Down (Pike Logan #12) by Brad Taylor

Book Title: Operator Down (Pike Logan #12) Author: Brad Taylor Series: Pike Logan Genres: Thriller, Fiction Published: January 9th 2018 by Dutton Book REVIEW: This was great, obviously I’m a fan of the whole series or I wouldn’t reach #12, but something about Operator Down stands above the majority. I love that Aaron and Shoshana have risen from…

REVIEW: Red War (Mitch Rapp #17) by Kyle Mills, Vince Flynn

Book Title: Red War (Mitch Rapp #17) Author: Kyle Mills, Vince Flynn Series: Mitch Rapp Genres: Thriller, Fiction Published: October 2nd 2018 by Atria/Emily Bestler Books REVIEW: Waiting for these books to come out has been the worst part! Rapp #17 arrived in my mailbox and, with my built up anticipation, I swear it was glowing! I…

Music Monday! Dave Matthews Band – Joy Ride

While never making it on an album, Joy Ride has seen many renditions to its lyrics when preformed live. Dave Matthews was once asked the meaning behind his lyrics, and leaving his words to the interpretation of his listener, he stated, “Anonymity of art.” To that, I leave you to your own conclusions as to…

Music Monday! The Urges – The 13th Floor

The Urges doing garage rock right! Although this song was released in 2008, it has such a 60’s sound..  I can’t help but think that the Doors were a huge influence for these guys. If you find yourself enjoying this tune, take a listen to the whole Psych Ward album.       

REVIEW: Persuader (Jack Reacher #7) by Lee Child

Book Title: Persuader (Jack Reacher #7) Author: Lee Child Series: Jack Reacher Genres: Mystery, Thriller, Fiction Published:March 25th 2008 by Dell REVIEW: Lets address the elephant in the room, it’s written in first person… This small change in writing style instantly made it feel non-Reacher for me. Along with the first few chapters being peppered with…