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January Wrap Up & February Plans

February has been so dumb. It’s been so busy and everything has fallen apart a bunch of times and work has been stressful and friends have been stressful and sleep has been stressful and it’s been so dang cold. So I’m really glad that March is basically here and it’s not February anymore. I’m ready… Continue reading January Wrap Up & February Plans

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Books I Could Re-Read Forever

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted on That Artsy Reader Girl (previously on The Broke and the Bookish). This week’s theme is books that you can reread forever, and since I love rereading books, I definitely wanted to get in on this discussion. I don’t reread as much as I used to, since blogging means… Continue reading Books I Could Re-Read Forever

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8 Things I’ve Learned From Working With Children

Life Chats (previously Small Business Sunday) is a weekly thing around here where I talk about random things related to being a music therapist, a small business owner, book blogger, and perpetually confused 20-something. As a music therapist, I work a lot with a wide variety of ages and abilities. But I kind of fell… Continue reading 8 Things I’ve Learned From Working With Children

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Saturday Song: The Village by Wrabel

Happy Saturday! As you’re reading this, I am working, at the zoo with one friend, doing a charity event with another friend, and generally being more social than I typically prefer to be on the one day I get the whole apartment to myself. But despite this, I still have a song for you! This… Continue reading Saturday Song: The Village by Wrabel

Reviews

Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is a commodity coveted above all else. In Orléans, the people are born gray, they are born damned, and only with the help of a Belle and her talents can they transform and be made… Continue reading Book Review: The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton

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Saturday Song: This Is Me by Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble

Happy Saturday! I’ve been looking forward to this weekend for so long, with Monday being a holiday here. I feel like I’ve needed this extra time off, just to get my brain back in order. This week’s song is… I haven’t actually seen this movie yet, but this song is fantastic, and it honestly makes… Continue reading Saturday Song: This Is Me by Keala Settle & The Greatest Showman Ensemble

Reviews

Audiobook Reviews: Tiny Pretty Things & This Savage Song

Gigi, Bette, and June, three top students at an exclusive Manhattan ballet school, have seen their fair share of drama. Free-spirited new girl Gigi just wants to dance—but the very act might kill her. Privileged New Yorker Bette’s desire to escape the shadow of her ballet-star sister brings out a dangerous edge in her. And… Continue reading Audiobook Reviews: Tiny Pretty Things & This Savage Song

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Guest Post: The Imagination of the Reader

How much should an author leave to the imagination of the reader? Some readers want detail such as ‘The rectangular dining room was lit by a small chandelier centered in a high ceiling over a long table covered with a stained tablecloth. The four high-backed, cushioned chairs were mismatched and more suitable for a casual… Continue reading Guest Post: The Imagination of the Reader