Ten Series I Want to Start

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is “Top Ten Series I’ve Been Meaning To Start But Haven’t.” 

This theme proved easy because there are so many series I want to read, but haven’t started.  Continue reading

Novels With Real, Live Father Figures (i.e. Not dead ones)

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is a Father’s Day related freebie.

At first, I wanted to do my ten favorite Dad’s in fiction, but this proved difficult. Instead I’m focusing on books with Dads who have not not: a.) died or B.) abandoned/abused their children. It turns out they are rare indeed. 

The first nine are my selection, and the tenth is a selection made by my father when I asked which book had is favorite father figure is from. Continue reading

Camp NaNoWriMo: How to find an active cabin

I’ve participated in Camp NaNoWriMo seven times now. In the past, I’ve had both cabins that were active and others that were inactive. I’ve found cabin activity critical to staying motivated.

The NaNoWriMo forms have some good tips for finding cabin mates, but today I’m sharing some things I personally have found result in an active cabin. Continue reading

Ten Fantasy Books I Want to Read

Top ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme is “10 Books From X Genre That I’ve Recently Added To My TBR List.” I’ve chosen to discuss the 10 most recent fantasy additions to my to be read list on Goodreads. Continue reading

Top Ten Most Anticipated Books For The Second Half of 2017

Top Ten Tuesday is a meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s topic is my top ten most anticipated releases for the second half of 2017. I had a hard time choosing my top ten books I … Continue reading

Beautiful People May 2017

Beautiful People is a monthly writing meme hosted by Cait @Paper Fury and Sky @Further up and Further in in which writers answer a series of questions about one of their characters. This month I’m talking about Lyle, a character from a … Continue reading

Strange the Dreamer 4.5 Stars

Title: Strange the Dreamer Author: Laini Taylor Published: March 28, 2017 Genre: Young Adult Fantasy Synopsis: Lazlo Strange has spent his life recording the mystery that is the unseen city of Weep. Even its name is lost. Lazlo heard the name stolen from his … Continue reading

Shades of Magic Series Review

The first two books captivated me and the third was enjoyable. Book one and two are some of the only books of their length I’ve read in a single day. Book three took a few days more, but the fact that it is the longest of the series might have something to do with this. Continue reading

February and March 2017 Wrap-up

Reading Between February and March, I read six books, a novella, and an anthology. Title The Three Body Problem Short Synopsis Science fiction novel featuring China’s cultural revolution, a high tech video game, and aliens. Thoughts Slower paced than I … Continue reading