Podcasts: Welcome to Night Vale

And now we come to the podcast that started it all: Welcome to Night Vale. I started listening to this podcast in 2015 or so, and fell off the wagon for a few years. (According to the Night Vale community, though, you're not true Night Vale Trash unless you're like 50+ episodes behind the current … Continue reading Podcasts: Welcome to Night Vale

Book Review: “Mr. Churchill’s Secretary” by Susan Elia MacNeal

What is this? A book review? In my book blog?! How dare you! Oh, wait. That's the whole reason this blog was created in the first place. This week's book is Mr. Churchill's Secretary, by Susan Elia MacNeal. I picked it up on a whim at Barnes & Noble a few months ago (I think I've got … Continue reading Book Review: “Mr. Churchill’s Secretary” by Susan Elia MacNeal

Podcasts: Unobscured, Season 1: The Salem Witch Trials

And of course, we have the third podcast on this list that's written and produced by Aaron Mahnke. Unobscured is different from the others, though, in that it follows one single story from beginning to end across the entire season of the podcast (a 12-week season). History is full of stories we think we know. … Continue reading Podcasts: Unobscured, Season 1: The Salem Witch Trials

First Impression Friday: “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

Welcome back to First Impression Friday, an installment I haven't done in a while because I am a slacker. That's okay, though, because I've also read five books in the past week and I'm hoping not to slow down anytime soon. This week's preview is for The Hazel Wood. I remember being super intrigued by the … Continue reading First Impression Friday: “The Hazel Wood” by Melissa Albert

Recipe Review: The Best Coffee Cake. Ever.

Original recipe located here. Well, well, well. It's been a long time since I've done a recipe review on the blog, mostly because I haven't been cooking as much as I used to. Or, rather, I'm cooking, but I'm not trying anything new. This past week I needed to have some sort of easy-to-make dish … Continue reading Recipe Review: The Best Coffee Cake. Ever.

Podcasts: The Angel of Vine

Let me get one thing straight: if there's anything I love, it's detective stories, or mysteries on general. It's something I've loved for a long time. I've got several detective (both professional and amateur) series on my bookshelves, and I've got many, many more mystery books as well. So let me tell you that, when … Continue reading Podcasts: The Angel of Vine