I recently learned about the reading challenges on Goodreads forums. Nothing better than chatting with other readers, taking part in fun challenges, to boost the number of pages I fit into my life 😉 Here are the challenges I've joined (click on name to open new window for each): Dewey Decimal Nonfiction Challenge 2017 Let's … Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenges
My day started quite early with my seven year old waking me at 4am; "Merry Christmas Mommy", he said in the cutest kiddie voice ever. He thought by being cute about it would inspire me to jump outta bed at an insane hour, wake up his Daddy and sister, so he can open his gifts. … Continue reading Christmas Day
Marissa Meyer, New York Times bestselling author of The Lunar Chronicles, has written yet another imaginative fantasy story. Heartless, a young adult fiction novel published in 2016, is set in the silly upsy-turvy world from Alice in Wonderland. Lady Catherine Pinkerton, heir to Rock Turtle Cove, daughter of Whealagig T. Pinkerton and Lady Idonia … Continue reading Spoiler-Free Review: Heartless by Marissa Meyer
When Cinder (book one of Lunar Chronicles) was published I heard a lot of buzz and friends sharing how much they loved it, however, a cyborg Cinderella story did not appeal to me in the least bit. I was part of a local book club at the time - who chose to read Cinder. I put … Continue reading Book Review: Spoiler-Free: Stars Above by Marissa Meyer
I didn't do much reading the first half of 2016, which is disappointing, however I've been reading a lot more the past few months and am loving it. This has been a really strange year for the world...a lot of uncertainty, tragedy, sadness. I've been reading a lot of Fiction: Fantasy, Thriller, Horror, Mystery - … Continue reading 2016 Reading: Race to the End!
Hag-Seed is a story about a parent's undying love for their child, grief, revenge against those who do us wrong, forgiveness, the literal and figurative prisons we live in - forced upon us by others, and created on our own. You do not need to read The Tempest before reading Hag-Seed (I did, and I … Continue reading Spoiler-Free Book Review: Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
I just noticed there are 49 people following this blog. 49! I honestly thought this would be just something for me - to keep me inspired to write, and help me get over the fear of sharing my work. THANK YOU so much for taking the time to read my posts. It means so much! … Continue reading 49 followers! Thank you! #Thankful