Holy cow. That's all I could think when I finished this book. Holy. Cow. The ending, breathtaking, wonderful -- this book surpassed all of my expectations. And then I got to the afterword -- this book is based on a true story. While somethings were changed, the majority of things stayed the same. I'm not going to tell you … Continue reading Book Review: “The Ragged Edge of Night” by Olivia Hawker
I think this may be one of the only posts I'm able to remember to do every week. First Impression Friday was started by JW Martin @ Storeys of Stories, where you give a short preview of the book you're currently reading and how you think you'll end up rating it. This week, I'm working … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Last Castle” by Denise Kiernan
Thanks to Thrice Read for this one! I'd been struggling with finding a book tag for this week (look at me, posting four days in a row!) and this one just fell into my lap yesterday. Here we go! GREED: What is The Most Expensive Book You Own? Whuff. Do textbooks count? I've got several textbooks … Continue reading The Seven Deadly Sins Tag
Original Recipe Here (Warning: you do have to scroll down a lot because it's one of those blogs with a ton of story before getting to the actual recipe, so I've just linked the recipe here and will be pasting the whole recipe right below this, with my annotations in red) Ingredients 1/4 cup DeLallo extra virgin olive … Continue reading Recipe Review: Gnocchi with Pomodoro Sauce
I can't believe it's the last Tuesday in September. This month has just flown by, not to mention this entire year. I remember thinking in January that it was going to take forever to get to summer, and then that it was going to take forever to get to fall, and yet here we are. … Continue reading Top 5 Cozy Reads
I can't believe I'm writing this, but in exactly one month and five days, I'm going to be defending my thesis to my committee. Everything in the past 2.5 years has led up to this moment, and I can't believe it's already so close. If you'd told me just a few years ago that I'd … Continue reading Almost There!
Welcome back! This is the first time in a few weeks that I've gotten to actually put up my Top 5 Tuesday post (hosted, as always, by Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm) on a Tuesday! I've been backdating my last few posts, but this time I'm getting to join right back in! This week's topic … Continue reading Top 5 Fantasy Books