Podcasts: Birmingham Barons X-Wing Podcast

This week's podcast is going to be something way more niche than the rest of the podcasts have been or will be. This week's podcast is my boyfriend's podcast, the Birmingham Barons X-Wing Podcast! This is a podcast all about x-wing, which is a competitive table top game involving ships from the Star Wars universe … Continue reading Podcasts: Birmingham Barons X-Wing Podcast

First Impression Friday: “Severance” by Ling Ma

A few months ago, I received a very interesting email from Book Crate. "Try one month on us free!" it said, and I jumped on it. It didn't even require my credit card information (amateurs!).¬†Severance was the book I chose (December 2018), and when it arrived I put it on the shelf and didn't pay … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Severance” by Ling Ma

Top 5 Tuesday: Gryffindor!

Welcome back to Top 5 Tuesday, where for the month of February, Shanah @ Bionic Book Worm has challenged us to find books relating to the different Hogwarts houses. This week's house is Gryffindor, and while I'm a Ravenclaw, I can appreciate a good Gryffindor. (I'd better -- my boyfriend is one!) I will say … Continue reading Top 5 Tuesday: Gryffindor!

Podcasts: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet

If you've ever worked retail, I'm sure you've read reviews on Google or Yelp about your establishment. If you've never worked retail, I'm sure you've looked at reviews on Yelp or Google to help you find places to go when you're in an unfamiliar city. I'm sure you've also seen those reviews that are just … Continue reading Podcasts: Beach Too Sandy, Water Too Wet

First Impression Friday: “Cry of the Kalahari” by Mark & Delia Owens

Welcome back to First Impression Friday! This week, we're going with something non-fiction,¬†Cry of the Kalahari. All the credit for this one belongs to my boyfriend, Steven. He described it as "these crazy scientists go out to the Kalahari desert by themselves and end up living with the lions and other animals." He explained that … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “Cry of the Kalahari” by Mark & Delia Owens