Books, Music

OMG This Song Book Tag: Round 2

I've done this tag before, but Emer tagged me a second time and I DON'T WANT TO WORK ON MY DRAFT. WELCOME TO THE OMG THIS SONG BOOK TAG. I'M GOING TO POST BOTH BOOKS AND SONGS. WHAT A GREAT DAY. (A note to my dad: Some of these songs have swears) MY JAM a… Continue reading OMG This Song Book Tag: Round 2

Books, Music

The Lover Book Tag: Round 4

Don't act so surprised. Both Drizzle & Hurricane Books and twenty-seven letters did this tag, which I took as a sign that I HAD TO DO A FOURTH LOVER BOOK TAG. It's fate, really. Written in the STARS, perhaps?? (Not that that matters, as Western astrology follows the Tropical Zodiac instead of constellations, but IT'S A NICE… Continue reading The Lover Book Tag: Round 4

Books

10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #10: Which genres do you not like to read?

I REACHED THE FINAL DAY. I won a badge! LOOK: I still have to write today's post. Let me just tear my eyes away from my victory. I just wrote about some of my least favorite genres, but today I have the chance to go into more detail. Generally, I do not read: Historical Nonfiction… Continue reading 10 Day Book Blog Post Challenge #10: Which genres do you not like to read?

Books

What I’m Reading: August 2018

I have two difficult drafts that I'm working on that I keep editing and restructuring and sometimes avoiding, which is why I haven't been posting as often. I need a break from the emotional energy required by those posts. So on to books. I am currently reading... The Princess Bride by William Goldman This is… Continue reading What I’m Reading: August 2018

Books

Lauren’s Go-To Reads: Actual Influences

I have books from childhood that I love and books that I constantly reread. This list consists of books that have impacted my actual life in big ways. On my spiritual health I read A Woman's Place by Katelyn Beaty and Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey while wrestling with mixed messages from the church regarding women. As much as I hated… Continue reading Lauren’s Go-To Reads: Actual Influences

Books, Real Life

Why You Should Read “Choosing Marriage” by Debra Fileta

I don't often recommend Christian relationship books. I've found Christian authors take one of two tacks: either the author treats love with a measure of whimsy that makes them sound stupid, or they quote, "Marriage is HARD," enough times to show they have no faith in the reader's ability to retain information. Licensed counselor Debra… Continue reading Why You Should Read “Choosing Marriage” by Debra Fileta