4 out of 5 Stars! I picked this book up a couple years ago when my husband and I were traveling. It's always fun to find books that take place in a foreign country, and this one is set in the Moscow Metro after an apocalyptic event. I'm game! The Blurb The year is 2033. … Continue reading Book Review: Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky
If you haven't noticed, I'm a fan of Harry Potter and the topic shows up in my DIY list quite a bit. A friend of mine was pregnant and a huge fan, so she thought it would be loads of fun to throw a Harry Potter themed baby shower 🙂 Everything I'll include here is … Continue reading DIY: Harry Potter Baby Shower
And don't forget to check out Part 1 and Part 2 if you haven't already! The Reluctant Necromancer (Part 3) For a corpse, he looked pretty good. Well, considering he a an overweight, pasty, white guy who'd been dead for about a week already. I'm pretty talented with a makeup brush if I do say … Continue reading Short Story: The Reluctant Necromancy (Part 3)
4 out of 5 Stars I'm still slowly but surely making my way through some classics. Slaughterhouse-Five just happened to be next on the list and turned out to be a unique experience. The Blurb Kurt Vonnegut's absurdist classic Slaughterhouse-Five introduces us to Billy Pilgrim, a man who becomes unstuck in time after he is … Continue reading Book Review: Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Spring brings new artwork and a riot of colors to Chicago's Millennium Park. Here's some photos from our recent trip 🙂 Happy Travels!
If you haven't seen it, don't forget to check out Part 1! The Reluctant Necromancer (Part 2) Slowly, I turned back to the dead body, grasping a brush and several tubes of creams in white-knuckled hands. The words of the dead man echoed in my head. Frank the corpse was as still as before, skin … Continue reading Short Story: The Reluctant Necromancer (Part 2)
3 out of 5 Stars After seeing the new Beauty and the Beast movie, I went off on a bit of a fairy tale kick. I discovered this book on one of our many book store explorations and had to pick it up. The Intro Belle is a lot of things: smart, resourceful, restless. She … Continue reading Book Review: As Old As Time by Liz Braswell