Book Review: The Compound by S.A. Bodeen

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

March Book Haul #2

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

Book Review: Bulfinch’s Mythology by Thomas Bulfinch

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


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...