Are you the type of person who makes grand New Year's resolutions and then give them up by January 3rd? Yeah... I am too. Which is why I made my resolutions on January 4th! Boo-yah! Lately I've been thinking a lot about goals. I honestly have none. I'm not working towards anything. I have nothing… Continue reading 2017 Resolutions Check-In
Geekerella by Ashley Posten The Skinny: Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her late father. So when she sees a cosplay contest for a new Starfield movie, she has to enter. The prize? An invitation to the ExcelsiCon Cosplay Ball, and a meet-and-greet with the… Continue reading You say obsessed, I say super fan
Caraval by Stephanie Garber The Skinny: Scarlett has never left the tiny island where she and her beloved sister, Tella, live with their powerful, and cruel, father. Now Scarlett’s father has arranged a marriage for her, and Scarlett thinks her dreams of seeing Caraval, the far-away, once-a-year performance where the audience participates in the show, are… Continue reading Is this about ice cream cake?
So I'm writing again. After a major time out with my MS, we have reconnected and I have put the axe to the grindstone. But I'm at a standstill and thought I'd blog and start a new feature called Writing Wednesdays where I talk about my writing. Or things I think about while writing. Or… Continue reading Writing Wednesdays – Writing Strong Ladies
Featured Fairy Tale: Sleeping Beauty (this is quite long; thanks ahead for reading it all!) Once upon a time there was a king and queen who longed for a child. Okay, I'm going to stop right here. Is it just me or does EVERY fairy tale start out with someone longing for a child?… Continue reading Featured Fairy Tales: Sleeping Beauty
Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff The Skinny: Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always going to be the death of Hanna’s social life. Nobody said it might actually get her killed. The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall,… Continue reading Books on Tape: Because I like dirty song lyrics