2017 started out with two family members in the hospital for serious conditions (both are doing great now!), followed by the inauguration of our 45th president, Donald Trump. Needless to say, this year has been a rough one. Despite a harsh beginning, I was able to keep up a decent momentum for the first half… Continue reading To A Brand New Year
Over the past two months I haven’t been writing that much. Part of this is due to only reading a handful of books, and those books not inspiring much in me to write. I know that I’m experiencing writer’s block, probably due to burn out. I promised myself that if this became a chore that… Continue reading A Quick Update: What’s Going On
Wrap Up My Top Reads of the Month: Serena – Ron Rash The Magician King – Lev Grossman Roughneck – Jeff Lemire Dear Martin – Nic Stone The GrownUp – Gillian Flynn Good but Flawed: Little & Lion – Brandy Colbert Stay With Me –… Continue reading Happenings Vol. 9: Wrap Up and ARCs
Wrap Up From my last Happenings, a few of you know that I hit a major wall late June to early July. Thankfully, with some rest in Maine and a family visit this past week, I’m ready to dive into August. Even though I just read a couple of duds at the end of the… Continue reading Happenings Vol. 8: Wrap Ups and Getting My Groove Back
Dear Reader, If you follow me on twitter, then you’ve read about my reading frustrations over the past few weeks. After Final Girls I was on a reading high, and the crash after was hard. Every book was either really dull, frustrating, or just not grabbing me. (Sula is probably the only exception.) Vacation is… Continue reading Vacation Is All I Ever Wanted!
June Wrap Up As I’ll detail further down the post, June fell apart. I hit a wall at the end of the month, so my reading list is smaller than usual. Thankfully the books I did read were pretty fantastic. Highlights were the two 2017 debuts, The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo and Final Girls.… Continue reading Happenings Vol 7: Wrap Ups and Reading Slumps
Wrap Up Whoa, I read eleven books this past month. Crazy, especially since I only read one graphic novel. The mountain of books this month is due to my participation with B.O.B. Readathon. I read five books in one week, which I found out was my max. I’m glad I did it, but I think… Continue reading Happenings Vol. 6: Wrap Up, TBR, and More!