How Did I Stack Up?: My Winter TBR List

articles, book lists, books, how did i stack up, tbr, TBR List, teen, the books i read this month, Uncategorized

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 […]

Continue Reading

3 Month Round Up!

articles, book lists, Uncategorized

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, […]

Continue Reading

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

articles, book reviews, romance, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day, woman, womanhood

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 […]

Continue Reading

My (Not So) Trashy Romance Reading List

articles, book lists, romance, tbr, TBR List, teen, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day, ya

Can you take a guess what today is? Well, yes it is Wednesday. Oh yeah, you can call it “hump day.” You know what forget all of this guessing today is Valentine’s Day! Ok. So I’m a few days late. I’ve been a busy lady! Let’s all pretend it’s Valentine’s Day while we read this […]

Continue Reading

10 Star Wars Books on My TBR List

article, articles, beach reads, book list, book lists, book nerds, carrie fisher, fantasy, heroes, juvenile fiction, my reading list for:, princess leia, star wars, strong female characters, tbr, TBR List, Uncategorized

Before I continue with today’s post let me take a minute to address this will be my last post of 2017.  Over the course of 2017, I have done so many things, I would not have imagined myself doing in 2016. I’m a wee bit sad 2017 will be over as of midnight today. On the […]

December 31, 2017

Down a Dark Hall

boarding schools, book reviews, down a dark hall, ghosts, gothic fiction, kathryn gordon, lois duncan, spookathon, supernatural, suspense thriller, teen

Last on my Spookathon reading list was Lois Duncan’s Down a Dark Hall. This novel is a supernatural. suspense thriller and Duncan’s only work of Gothic fiction. By the time I started reading Down a Dark Hall, I was already about a week over the Spookathon (October 17-23). Eh, I’ve been a busy gal. *shrugs […]

November 24, 2017

The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova

anna akmatova, bolshevik revolution, book reviews, poet, poetry, russia, russian poetry, the october revolution, world war I

  While I was composing this post, I happened to have some free time and discovered a newspaper article reminding me October marked the 100th anniversary of the Russian October Revolution, otherwise known as the Bolshevik Revolution. The Russian October Revolution emerged when an alliance of far-left political parties led by the Bolsheviks overthrew the […]

November 20, 2017