3 out of 5 Stars I can honestly say that the cover was the initial draw for me here. I loved the simplicity and grittiness, enough to pick up the book and read the back cover. Rich kids living in a post nuclear war bomb shelter who suddenly realize their father has been deceiving them … Continue reading Book Review: The Compound by S.A. Bodeen
Okay. So I had been doing really good holding back on my book purchases. But March is my birthday month, so I think I'm allowed to splurge a little. Especially when our local library is having their annual book sale! A few old favorites (Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Percy Jackson), but plenty of … Continue reading March Book Haul #2
My birthday is the end of March, so what's the best way to celebrate? Book splurge!!! I've been looking for a copy of 1984 for a while, so I was pretty pumped to find one, especially such a unique and gorgeous cover. My husband's big thing right now is space operas, so he grabbed two- … Continue reading March Book Haul!
Thank you so much to Duri Rolvsson for nominating me for this award! Check out Duri's blog for great writing tips, short stories, and awesome sketches! The Rules: Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. Add these rules to your post. Answer all the questions below. Display the award … Continue reading Entertainer Blogger Award
4 out of 5 Stars Sometimes you just have to go back to the classics, which was the case with Bulfinch's Mythology. Originally written and published by Thomas Bulfinch in 1863, this novel has been toted as one of the most comprehensive texts on Greek, Roman, and other mythologies. Since I love including bits and … Continue reading Book Review: Bulfinch’s Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch
The wind moaned, whipping the crackling leaves into a haunted dance through skeleton branches. Something grabbed at my hair and I gasped, hands swatting at my invisible attacker. But it was only a leaf. A sad, dried-up, brittle thing that crumbled to dust between my fingers. My feet carried me forward into the darkness, marching … Continue reading Flash Fiction: Dark Forest
AHHH! I've wanted to post this DIY guide since I first started my blog. I first got into leather mask making back in 2012 after finding a tutorial by an amazing artist Merimask. If you want to learn more about mask making or watch a great video tutorial, check out her website. So, now I … Continue reading DIY: Leather Masks
4 out of 5 Stars I've been on a SciFi and Fantasy kick lately, so I decided to change it up a bit with this tragic YA novel by Jay Asher. The Summary The #1"New York Times"bestseller and modern classic that's been changing lives for a decade gets a gorgeous revamped cover and special additional … Continue reading Book Review: Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
Saw this little guy outside of a bank when my husband and I were out for a walk. Just had to take a picture of him and his jaunty bow 🙂 Flip-flapping along from bog to stream, exploring far from home. Wandering by the lantern's gleam, into the great unknown...
Books make the best gifts 🙂 We did a white elephant gift exchange this year at our friendly Christmas gathering and this was the book I "stole" during the exchange. It came highly recommended from a fellow lover of science fiction, so I figured I'd give it a shot. The Blurb This Omnibus Edition collects … Continue reading Book Review: Wool By Hugh Howley