Spring Cleaning, or How I’m Laying Off Libraries for a Few Months

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A few weeks ago while I was writing How did I Stack Up?: My Winter TBR, I noticed something peculiar. Most of the books I read and compiled on my original My Winter TBR List and My Fall TBR List were books from libraries. Then, I began thinking (“a dangerous past time”) of my book collection.  […]

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How Did I Stack Up?: My Winter TBR List

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Spring? Ahhh…the second day of spring. As I write this post, I’m casually glancing out my window look at the perfect springlike weather: a snowstorm. Yes, day two of spring and Mother Nature hasn’t gotten the memo in New Jersey yet. I’m not complaining, I had the day off and finally able to finish this […]

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3 Month Round Up!

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Howdy y’all   It’s been three months since I published The Books I Read This Month: October/November 2017. November 2017? Wow, that seems like it was so long ago! Time flies when you’re pretending to be a cowboy! *crickets* It’s ok if I’m the only one that laughed at that joke.   First and foremost, […]

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Love in the Time of Dating Apps with Don’t Worry, It Gets Worse

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An Introduction to Dating as a Millenial: Dating is tough. Throw in what seems like an endless supply of people on dating apps, a socially awkward shyness, distrust of strangers, and you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Recently, I decided for once in my life to concentrate on dating and not on hiding in […]

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3 Month Round Up!


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Howdy y’all   It’s been three months since I published The Books I Read This Month: October/November 2017. November 2017? Wow, that seems like it was so long ago! Time flies when you’re pretending to be a cowboy! *crickets* It’s ok if I’m the only one that laughed at that joke.   First and foremost, […]

March 7, 2018

5 Austen Inspired Romances on My TBR


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The golden standard for romantic novels may have shifted over the years, but the timelessness of Austen’s works, especially Pride and Prejudice, lives on. It is not a proper Valentine’s Day til one woman swoons over Mr. Darcy. Then, promptly wishes he was a real life man so they get married, have 2.5 kids, and move […]

February 11, 2018

What if My Ex-Boyfriends Wrote A Book About Me?


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  With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, My Boyfriend Wrote a Book About Me: And Other Stories I Shouldn’t Share with Acquaintances, Coworkers, Taxi Drivers, Assistants, Job Interviewers, Bikini Waxers, and Ex/Current/Future Boyfriends But Have by Hilary Winston is a perfect tonic against all the lovey dovey atmosphere Valentine’s Day usually creates. Though, I […]

February 11, 2018

6 Charming Non-fiction Books On the Subject of Love and Dating that on my TBR


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To top things off for my Valentine’s Day inspired bookish posts, I decided to begin with a genre typically over looked on Valentine’s Day:  non-fiction. Non-fiction does not have the sexiness or allure of a steamy romance novel, but it’s just as important in informing people the mechanics of love, dating, and of course sex. […]

February 10, 2018

Paperback Adventures: The Time I Did a Twitter Read-a-thon


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Over the summer when I started to spend every minute (it seems) on Twitter, I noticed something peculiar. People were participating in these events called “read-a-thons.” Curious, I decided to keep an out for them. From what I observed, these events usually last for a short period of time and have a certain topic behind […]

January 11, 2018