Tag: fiction

August Book Wrap Up: The Month of Short Reads

My mind was elsewhere this month, and though I wanted to read, I only got in one and a half audiobooks and one longer chapter book. But that’s alright! No shame there. When the mind wants shorter books, there’s plenty of gold mines to… Continue Reading “August Book Wrap Up: The Month of Short Reads”

July Book Wrap Up (The Month of Many Stars)

Six of Crows – Leigh Bardugo 4 out of 5 Stars This was my first book by Leigh Bardugo, and I really enjoyed it. All of the characters were unique and balanced in terms of skills and personalities. I would say this is in… Continue Reading “July Book Wrap Up (The Month of Many Stars)”

May AND June Book Wrap Up Because Well…

While the world went even more down the pooper during these months, I didn’t really spend my time reading or writing much of anything. Most of the books I “read” were audiobooks. So I decided to do a two-month wrap up instead. Also here… Continue Reading “May AND June Book Wrap Up Because Well…”

Book Wrap Up (April): Slow and Nostalgic Reading in Quarantine

Reading Nostalgic Books to Stay Sane I don’t know about you but reading has been very different since the lock-down. Right now I have a short attention span, and I really just want to be sucked into whatever I’m reading. That’s why for April… Continue Reading “Book Wrap Up (April): Slow and Nostalgic Reading in Quarantine”

Why You Should (Always) Read Middle Grade and YA Books

Hey guys, it’s been a while. But I’ve been doing a lot of reading. A lot of YA and Middle Grade reading. And I’ve been thinking about why I believe it’s so valuable to read these genres as an adult. It may seem strange… Continue Reading “Why You Should (Always) Read Middle Grade and YA Books”

Book Wrap Up (March): Reading in Quarantine

With starting a new job and trying to manage self-care in quarantine, I wasn’t able to read too many books this month. But I read some good ones for sure. Here’s all the books I read during March! What was your favorite book you… Continue Reading “Book Wrap Up (March): Reading in Quarantine”

Reading Outside My Comfort Zone Was a Mistake: The Dream Peddler Review

Rating: 2 Out of 5 Stars The Dream Peddler is about a traveling salesman named Robert who has the ability to whip up potions that give people any kind of dream they want. He comes into this new town on the same day that… Continue Reading “Reading Outside My Comfort Zone Was a Mistake: The Dream Peddler Review”

Book Wrap Up (February): Good and Bad Books

Hello everyone! I finally got my reading butt into gear this month, even though it was a short one. If you’d like a full review for any of the books below that don’t have one already, let me know! I’d love to extend my… Continue Reading “Book Wrap Up (February): Good and Bad Books”

Fiction Friday #8: Write the Prompt with Me!

Do you like writing prompts? Write for 30 minutes with me today. This week’s prompt is Sci-Fi, so let’s go into it!

Beautiful Creatures Is a Wannabe “I’m Not Like Other Girls” Mess

This has been on my shelf for so long, and now that I’ve finally read it, I’m wondering is it even relevant anymore? Let’s talk about it.