Favorite Books

Peace Like a River

This isn’t the first time I’ve read this book. My first encounter with Peace Like a River came almost 15 years ago. I came home

Scrub Jay in the Woods

Last Child in the Woods

When I was a child growing up in the suburbs of Atlanta, my favorite pastime was riding my bike down to the one lot in

Book Review: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater | Jest Kept Secret

The Scorpio Races

Title: The Scorpio Races Author: Maggie Stiefvater Genre: YA Fantasy Content Warning: PG-13 for violence and brief strong language Blurb It happens at the start

Finnikin of the Rock

Title: Finnikin of the Rock Author: Melina Marchetta Series: Lumatere Chronicles Genre: YA Fantasy Content Warning: Some violence (not graphic), mild language, and sexuality Blurb

Hi! I’m Jess.

I’m a quirky Canadian-American who’s always ready for the next adventure. I always return my shopping carts to the cart corral, I fold gum wrappers into origami cranes, and I polish my nerd badge daily. I am passionate about helping women intentionally make space for the things that bring them true joy. Read more about me and my mission here.


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