Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice learns how bad her… Continue reading Book Review: The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Every so often, I come across a tag that just looks like too much fun, and even though they’re not generally my thing, I just have to jump in and do it. I was tagged in this one by Jasmine, and big thanks to her for doing so! Here are the rules: Find a book that… Continue reading I Spy Book Tag
I mentioned in a post earlier this month, that I was going to be doing Camp NaNoWriMo for the first time this April! And in light of that, and because I’ve surprised myself by somehow not giving up on this already, I thought I’d give you a halfway update on this little project. It’s been a… Continue reading Camp NaNoWriMo: A Mid-Month Check In
Life Chats is a weekly thing that happens around here where I talk about things related to music therapy, small business ownership, book blogging, and life as a perpetually confused 20-something. I’ve been asking myself this question so often of late. Part of it’s related to the fact that I took on way too many… Continue reading How Do People Manage To Do It All?
Happy Saturday! I was digging through CDs in my car (which I basically never use, because Spotify), and came across an unmarked, homemade disc just free floating in the holder. I tossed it into my player, and found a whole bunch of songs that I’d been listening to during my internship in 2015, and thought… Continue reading Saturday Song: Between the Minds by Jack Savoretti
Fang Meets Fang The vampires of Candle Bay and Crimson Cove come together for the Biting Man Festival in Eternity, California, to celebrate a centuries-old tradition that quickly turns murderous as they’re faced with old enemies, uncontrolled bloodlust, and the unpredictable antics of a self-proclaimed vampire slayer who is hellbent on destroying them all. Together,… Continue reading Book Spotlight: Daring Girls by Tamara Thorne & Alistair Cross
An award-winning memoir and instant New York Timesbestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of how… Continue reading Book Review: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan