I mean... "hate" is a strong word, and it implies a whole slew of negative things, which is not my intention with this post. All of the books mentioned here are great books, most with legendary authors who have more talent in their pinkie fingers than I have in my entire body. I just didn't … Continue reading Books I “Hate”
How I Learned to Love to Read
I've already told the horrible story of Lucille, but before that dastardly purple horse, I was brought into the wonderful world of reading with a series about a character known as Little Critter, created by Mercer Mayer. If you are unfamiliar with Little Critter, this is what he looks like: A bit frightening, but he … Continue reading How I Learned to Love to Read
Perfect Day for a Book
Alarm rings at 7AM - maybe 8. I like to get an early start to the day, but not too early. The sky outside is gray, the air is crisp, the leaves have begun to turn. There is nothing on the agenda for the day - at least, nothing terribly pressing. Maybe some laundry, or … Continue reading Perfect Day for a Book
My Reading Routine
This one was suggested to me, and I thought it would be a cool thing to share! So, I've mentioned in a previous post that during college I sort of fell off the reading wagon due to the extensive amount of academic-based reading that was required for my major. Reading became a chore for me, … Continue reading My Reading Routine
The Next Couple of Months…
...are very busy for me. I am going to be querying my next novel, my older sister is getting married in Vegas, it's a busy/stressful time at my day job, AND I have jury duty. So, lots of fun stuff going on, but it's becoming difficult for me to come up with ideas for 2x … Continue reading The Next Couple of Months…
My YA novel, I'm With You, is officially available on the Nook, and it's only $1.99! Here is the LINK to the Barnes&Noble website. Give it a read, and leave a review to help an indie author out. Synopsis: When fifteen-year-old Ciarán Morrigan eavesdrops on a conversation between his father and two mysterious strangers, his life--and … Continue reading Book News!
Film Review: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
Dir: Ava DuVernay Starring: Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pine, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Zack Galifanakis, Storm Reid, Deric McCabe, Levi Miller, etc. Runtime: 1hr49min Rating: PG Spoiler level: Light A Wrinkle in Time, one of the most-hyped releases of 2018, and based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Madeleine L'Engle, follows … Continue reading Film Review: A Wrinkle in Time (2018)
One of the proudest days of my academic career was being placed in the "advanced" group after a reading assessment in first grade. As such, I was permitted to read books marked with a daunting "5." The most challenging books set aside for young, aspiring readers - the first small steps on the way to … Continue reading Lucille
Looking for a new read? Like books that involve car chases, fire juggling, infiltrating a masquerade, a dash of the paranormal, and an exploration on the bonds of love and family? I'm hosting an Amazon Giveaway for kindle copies of my YA novel, I'm With You! 20 copies are up for grabs, and the giveaway … Continue reading GIVEAWAY Time!
Favorite Books and Films 2017 Edition!
Favorite books! (In no particular order!) 1.) Age of Heroes Trilogy - Kelley Armstrong I got so engrossed in this series that I plowed through the last book in one sitting, even though I had to be up early for work the next day. I loved how different the two heroines (sisters Ashyn and Moria) are … Continue reading Favorite Books and Films 2017 Edition!