YA Fiction Spotlight: Elizabeth Acevedo

There is such a breadth of talented writers making their mark in YA fiction.  And in recognition of this genre, I’m devoting this post to one writer in particular. Back in the summer of 2020, I read and reviewed three novels by the incredible authoress, Elizabeth Acevedo. Her work brings flavor, color, and depth toContinue reading “YA Fiction Spotlight: Elizabeth Acevedo”

Bev-Talk: Ehret 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon

This wine has quickly become one of my favorites. Here’s a little background information gathered from their website: -This wine is produced at Bavarian Lion Vineyards in Calistoga, California   -The vineyard is certified sustainable. -Part of the estate is devoted to the vineyard, but the rest is preserved for natural wildlife If tours are available, andContinue reading “Bev-Talk: Ehret 2017 Cabernet Sauvignon”

Bev-Talk: Paoletti Malbec 2017

A glass of Malbec sets the tone for an evening in. And it’s a wonderful headliner for a “Bev-Talk.” Malbec’s full-bodied, deep purple, smokiness just appeals to me. There’s a reason why it’s my chosen namesake.  Paoletti’s 2017 Malbec, from Napa Valley, is bold and lush with a hint of mystery-an element of surprise. ForContinue reading “Bev-Talk: Paoletti Malbec 2017”

Bev-talk: “Stress-Ease”

You all know me as Ginny Malbec, book-loving blogger. But when I remove this cloak, I’m a working mother and wife, a healthcare provider juggling the demands of clinical life with my obligations to family and friends. Although my profession has its rewards, and my personal life is filled with love and support, they canContinue reading “Bev-talk: “Stress-Ease””