Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James Part of The Dark Star Trilogy Published by: Riverhead BooksFeb 04, 2020 | 640 Pages From the Publisher: In the stunning first novel in Marlon James’s Dark Star trilogy, myth, fantasy, and history come together to explore what happens when a mercenary is hired to find a missing child… […]
There are certain things that I do each day, part of the semi-routine I have going. Reading is a habit of mine, and I read everything from online op-eds to large historical accounts. Recently my online reading has been overrun by individuals telling me to be successful, I have to wake up at 5 a.m. […]
Over 300 million people are living with one or more of the 6,000+ rare diseases in the world today. I am one; I am rare. In October 2019 I was diagnosed with Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis, a rare disorder that is a form of vasculitis (ANCA-associated vasculitis), classified as an autoimmune disorder. As a complication of […]
This week has been exhausting… and it is only Wednesday. I’m not complaining though, because today was a good news day. I wasn’t sure what to expect as we headed down I-15 to Salt Lake City on our way to visit one of my ENTs to see about my sinuses and ears in relation to […]
Waking up from anaesthesia wasn’t as glamorous or fun as I was hoping it would be. I didn’t really know what to expect from this procedure; I was under 10 the last time I had a major surgery, so this was almost a new experience for me.
Full disclosure, I still haven’t read The Night Circus, Erin Morgenstern’s first novel.
It took me a lot longer than expected to get into The Starless Sea, and I never did quite get wrapped up in the story. At first I wasn’t sure what it was, the style of writing, the cadence, but it is more complicated than that. I enjoyed all the little stories peppered throughout the myths and fables that come together was a real treat, and it was all those little tales that spoke to me.