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Selah Janel’s Review of Monster Christmas

Selah Janel’s Review of Monster Christmas

Check out what Selah has to say about Monster Christmas I hesitated to include this because while the format reads like a comic, it leans more to the kid’s book side of things…kinda. Still, it’s an unusual premise and fun, and I can see it […]

Some Favorite Discoveries From 2017

Some Favorite Discoveries From 2017

The year is almost over so I thought I’d take a minute to share some of my favorite discoveries of the year. Some might not excite you but others may be nifty newbies for you as well! Violet’s Favorite Discoveries of 2017 In no particular […]

2017 Reading Challenge and the Importance of Reading

2017 Reading Challenge and the Importance of Reading

This year, I may have been overly ambitious with my reading challenge goals given my schedule. However, I think I can still hit the 125 book goal if I just put my nose to the book. It is no secret that I enjoy reading and […]

Selah Janel Guest Reviews A Very Babymouse Christmas

Selah Janel Guest Reviews A Very Babymouse Christmas

Check out Selah’s review of A Very Babymouse Christmas: I wanted to highlight a few Christmas-specific kid/YA comics this month, though apparently that’s easiest said than done. A lot of what I found in my library system were either commercial spin-offs that I couldn’t get […]

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Bonfire may be the first book I’ve ever felt would be better as a movie. Abby Williams is a Chicago-based lawyer who returns home to take on the chemical plant that practically funds the whole town. She faces old ghosts that she never managed to […]

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich

Future Home of the Living God is a short, dystopian novel about evolution gone haywire. It could have been so good. It SHOULD have been. The synopsis sounds right up my alley but it just fails to deliver. Written in a sort of memoir format, […]

December 2017 Anticipated New Releases

December 2017 Anticipated New Releases

Last month was long and full of writing the words. This month will be just as long but full of reading the words. And celebrating. Plenty of celebrating. Since my TBR list is so long, I’m not adding a lot of books this month – […]

The End of NaNoWriMo and Handling the Hangover

The End of NaNoWriMo and Handling the Hangover

NaNoWriMo ends today. That’s right. It’s November 30th and everywhere writers’ fingers are flying over keyboards or scrawling words over pages to hit that magical number. Many already hit their goals and are lounging happily at the finish line. I assure you, my fingers are […]

NaNo Week 4 Check-In – Almost There!

NaNo Week 4 Check-In – Almost There!

It’s time for NaNo Week 4 Check-in! Where are you at? Hitting your word goals? Maybe you’ve already “won” NaNo 2017. If not, there’s still time! NaNo Week 4 Word Count As of end of my writing day 11/26/17, my word count is: 44,556. Thanksgiving Day […]

Selah Janel Guest Review: Ghosts

Selah Janel Guest Review: Ghosts

I had debated on whether to use this title for October or November, but ultimately I decided to save it for now because it fits the theme so well. I love Raina Telgemeier’s work anyway, but Ghosts may truly be her best yet. Catrina and […]

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