Happy Halloween!! I hope all of you have a wonderful day. If you're going trick-or-treating later tonight, please be safe! If you're taking someone trick-or-treating tonight, be even safer and keep them safe! And if you're going out partying/drinking tonight, do it with caution and don't throw up all over your nice costume! Me? I'm … Continue reading Top 5 Creepy Characters That Gave Me the Chills
Okay, so I'm a day early on this. Sue me. However, tomorrow is a Top 5 Tuesday post, and I didn't want to delay it OR publish two posts on the same day, so I'm just wishing y'all a happy Halloween a little bit early. (Although if we're going by Australia or Japan, I guess … Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Where do I even begin with this one? Honestly, though. I haven't reviewed a short story collection on here before, and I'm not sure where to start. How about some backstory? Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures seems, at first glance, an incredibly niche genre to be writing for. In some ways, … Continue reading Book Review: “Biketopia: Feminist Bicycle Science Fiction Stories in Extreme Futures,” edited by Elly Blue
I honestly can't believe what this blog has become in the past six months. When I first started blogging in April, I was blogging for myself more than for anyone else. Now I've got 70 followers and almost 130 posts (this will be 126!). I never could have imagined my blog would grow into something … Continue reading Six Months of Blogging!
All right. I'm going to come right out and say it: I only read about 1/3 of Mansfield Park. I just couldn't do it. It was so boring. I just couldn't get into it. I tried so very hard to read this book, but not only is it the longest book, but it's also the most … Continue reading ENG 513: Mansfield Park
I was browsing through my feed as usual, and came across another book tag I wanted to take a shot at. I found it on The Darlings Diary, who said she found it at NatsCloud, who says they found it on BookTube (but didn't leave a link to that). Read only trilogies or stand alones? … Continue reading The Would You Rather Book Tag
Original Recipe from Baking a Moment. This past Sunday, I baked like three million cookies and two cakes (the cinnamon roll cake and my chocolate chip pound cake) for a bake sale for my university's English honor society, Sigma Tau Delta. I baked three different types of cookies: chocolate chip cookies, vanilla sugar cookies, and … Continue reading Recipe Review: Vanilla Sugar Cookies
Once again, it's time for me to entertain you with a list of five fabulous things that I pulled from someone inside my rattling skull and somehow managed to make coherent! As always, it's thanks to Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm for coming up with this week's prompt! I'm trying to stay away from the cliché … Continue reading Top 5 Book Quotes
I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. WARNING: There will be slight spoilers in this review! I've got them marked with SPOILER, so be careful what you look at! This novel ends at the setting of the first of the three days of the Harvest Moon. … Continue reading ARC Review: “Welcome to Romero Park” by Amber Michelle Cook
Dear Customer, Have you ever stopped to consider that the person on the other side of the counter is a living, breathing human, with thoughts and feelings of their own, and they were not created to serve your every whim? The old saying of "The Customer is Always Right" is not an excuse to bully, belittle, … Continue reading An Open Letter to Retail Customers