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
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff <Briefing Note: I wrote this review in 2015 prior to quitting the blog> The Skinny: This morning, Kady thought breaking up with Ezra was the hardest thing she’d have to do. This afternoon, her planet was invaded. The year is 2575, and two rival megacorporations are at war over… Continue reading You get an ARC! You get an ARC! Everyone gets an ARC!
It feels like it's become fashionable to talk about how bad 2016 was. Like "OMG 2016 was the WORST!" and then talk for a good 30 minutes about how bad politics were, how much we hate Trump, and how all our favorite celebrities died. Pretty sure I just summed up every Buzzfeed article for the… Continue reading 2017: New Year, New Resolutions
Happy 2017! This has been a pretty decent reading year, filled with rereads and new discoveries! Definitely looking forward to reading more this year and branching out with the books I read. Thanks to Jamie at The Perpetual Page-Turner for hosting this! Number Of Books You Read: 80 Number of Re-Reads: 21 - this was… Continue reading 2016 End of Year Survey