Books

Jingle Bell Book Tag 2019 Edition

I did this tag last year, but IT IS CHRISTMAS and Megan tagged me in it. MY, HOW MY ANSWERS HAVE CHANGED. 1. “All I Want For Christmas Is You…” | What book do you want to see under the Christmas Tree? I would be happy with any graphic novel on my list. Bloodlust and… Continue reading Jingle Bell Book Tag 2019 Edition

Books, Real Life

Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you're buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction. I hope you find something you like. For the history buffs: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The story of us in under 500 pages. The Anthropology of… Continue reading Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Books

The Fall Bucket List Tag

I've been seduced by another fall-themed tag. It's this or Halloween tags. Those are the only options. I keep up with seasonal tags by following Kristin at Kristin Kraves Books. Will I actually bake cinnamon rolls and go apple-picking this fall? You read my Summer Bucket List Tag. I didn't do any of the activities on that… Continue reading The Fall Bucket List Tag

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August: The Month of Rage

Last month's common thread: many of the things I read filled me with PALPABLE RAGE. Here are the lowlights. (Some spoilers ahead.) (CW: rape, abuse, neglect) From Speak: The Graphic Novel Melinda walks into the kitchen with self-harm scars. Her mom notices them and says, "I don't have time for this." Melinda stops speaking, develops scabs… Continue reading August: The Month of Rage

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Extended hiatus + April awards

My schedule the past few weeks has been nothing short of crazy. The minute I devote myself to a new creative project, things get busy. Oh, and I've spent the last few months contemplating quitting improv. DAMN YOU, IMPROV. The story I'm writing is going really well! Like, REALLY well. I don't get to write… Continue reading Extended hiatus + April awards