Detroit Inspired

As an avid reader and book lover (book-book NOT ebook), I immediately feel at home when I walk into a library. Truthfully, the Livonia library was my second home for a long time since I worked there during my most formative years in high school and college. It’s also where I met my lovely hubby. … More Detroit Inspired


The Winter Palace and Empress of the Night are captivating and beautifully written. The Winter Palace tells the story of Barbara, a Polish girl entering the Imperial Russian court under the reign of Elisabeth I at the same time as Sophie of Anhalt-Zerbst, the future Tsarina Catherine. The novel gives a heartbreaking, bystander’s perspective of … More E2

Pages Bookshop

This blog provides me with a lot of fun opportunities. I get to share my love of Detroit and meet a lot of great people like Susan Murphy. I met Susan last year at the Signal Return book reading by Bridgett Davis. ¬†At the time, she had a temporary pop-up location at Always Brewing in … More Pages Bookshop