5 out of 5 Stars!!! I couldn't get enough of Rainbow Rowell's writing in Fangirl, so I had to search out what other novels she'd written. I'd actually seen this one on display at a couple different bookstores and hadn't really been drawn in by the description. But knowing how much I loved Fangirl, I … Continue reading Book Review: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
It's no secret that Beauty and the Beast is my all-time favorite fairy tale. Whether it's the cartoon Disney version, the new live action movie, the original French story, or one of the hundreds of re-tellings out there, there's just something beautiful about this magical tale. This past October, my husband convinced me to create … Continue reading DIY: Beauty and the Beast Cosplay- Part 1
4 out of 5 Stars! I recently picked this up at a book store that was going out of business (sad face...). My first encounter with the work of Sarah J. Maas was her newest series, A Court of Thorns and Roses, so I guess I did things a little backwards. But, I'd heard so … Continue reading Book Review: Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Happy New Year!!! A new year, a fresh page, the beginning a one more story--the new year can mean many things to different people, but to most it means a chance for making the dreaded New Years Resolution. Last year I had lofty goals and met a lot of them. Not all of them (I'm … Continue reading Resolved for 2018
Wow, can you believe that 2017 is just about over? And this year was kind of a trash fire... With all the negatively, it was easy to get depressed. At least, I know it was easy to get a bit down on myself, especially when I'm behind on writing goals or haven't touched my sketch … Continue reading 2017 In Review
5 out of 5 Stars!!! Sometimes there are books you're drawn to from the very beginning. Whether it's the cover, a book excerpt, a recommendation from a friend... I actually read a blog post on query writing that featured the query for An Enchantment of Ravens several months ago, before the book hit shelves. I … Continue reading Book Review: An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson
The word of the day is Jolabokaflod- the Yule book flood! My husband and I are notorious book hoarders and this Christmas was no different. Of course we exchanged the usual gifts (fuzzy pajamas, a new coffee mug, geeky signs...) but the bulk of our gift giving amounted to books. I present to you, our … Continue reading Christmas 2017 Book Haul!!!