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‘Scrappy Little Misfit’ Category

I discovered this challenge on Blogs of a Bookaholic many years ago. After a bit of searching I was able to locate the list again. Many of these books I have previously read and I don’t intend to read them again in the near future. I do want to share this list for all those […]

24 January 2019

I never read reviews online before I read a book myself. Only after I have read the book and formulated my own opinion do I look at what others had to say… I sort of wish I had looked before I picked up a copy of Sapiens. The majority of reviewers on Goodreads seem to […]

16 January 2019

I had every intention of participating in this year’s #NaNoWriMo. I even managed to get 2,667 words written on November 1st, but it kind of went downhill from there. NaNoWriMo, also known as National Novel Writing Month, is a challenge that encourages writers to draft 50,000 words of fiction in one month. This year would […]

3 December 2018

A while back I purchased The History of Bees by Maja Lunde. I had been doing some research and wanting to widen my scope of reading, to read more than just native English speaking authors. That was when I came across Maja’s book, and it sounded interesting enough. I looked at all my local bookstores […]

15 November 2018

As much as I love reading I can also be a nerd when it comes to technology. I love to use my smartphone, iPad, MacBook… until they started taking up all my time! This isn’t something that only I am dealing with. There have been many articles on “breaking up” with our smartphones. That doesn’t […]

1 August 2018

They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. “Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji […]

27 July 2018

I am a wee bit disappointed with myself… Why, you ask, well it’s because I am very behind on my reading and writing goals for the year. I don’t want to make any excuses for myself, but I can say that a new job I started back in January has a lot to do with […]

13 July 2018