Hello my friends! Feels so good to return to the bookish front of blogging and share with you all my random rambling delights. As a 'COME BACK PARTY' post, I decided to put the spotlight on a debut series I have had the privilege of getting a sneak peek into. Who loves... Well, if ya do or… Continue reading Book Spotlight: EVE: The Awakening by Jenna Moreci
Pfft! Yeah, about that...I have NOT been keeping calm. Can we take a brief moment to talk about this? Where the HELL did the year go? We ate turkey? We dressed in costumes and trusted strangers to gives us candy? We went to the beach and swam in oceans and swimming pools? Because, I don't… Continue reading December Expectations: Books, Authors, Writing, Oh my!
In James Scott Bell's 'Plot & Structure', chapter one asks, "What is plot, anyway?" 1. A small piece of ground, generally used for burying dead people, including writers. Get it? Because, plot kills...right? *crickets* Ba-dum-tssss! Pun aside, if you're a writer, I would--as well as many other authors--recommend this book. Remember when I told… Continue reading Plot Kills.
Hello friends, new and old alike. The weeks leading up to this weekend have been exciting and busy. My wonderful and brilliant Momma surprised me with a 6-day vacation to Missouri to visit my best friend! We hadn't seen each other in over a year and a half and I myself have not traveled since… Continue reading Am I Cheating On My First Book While Writing A Second?
Series: THRONE OF GLASS Welcome y'all to TBR: SPOTLIGHT! This feature is where I choose a book or series that currently stands in my TBR (to-be-read) pile that I'd like to highlight. Today, we're looking at the highly recommended, HIGHLY gushed about, fantasy series by the lovely Sarah J. Maas - Throne of Glass! First… Continue reading TBR Spotlight: Throne of Glass series
It's been a little while since I've written a Book Talk. Two reasons--scratch that--three reason for that: 1. Life. Life's been...well, it's been "special". 2. I've been on a New Adult trip this summer. Many 'yay's' and MANY more 'nah's'. None really that make me want to Book Talk about them so hence, the silent… Continue reading Book Talk: ISLA and the HAPPILY EVER AFTER
ISLA AND JOSH ARE HERE!!! ISLA and the HAPPILY EVER AFTER I wasn't sure if this would happen. I sacrificed coffee--COFFEE, people--and food and gathered into secret places of my wallet so I could get Isla when she came out. After reading some buddy book bloggers--who got early copies--gush about this last edition to this… Continue reading ISLA IS HERE!
Jennifer L. Armentrout's publishing, Entangled Teen have released newly bound covers to the Lux series. So far, there are four books currently available in the series: Obsidian, Onyx, Opal, and Origin. Now, they are two per book and look like this: Each of these FAT, bendy books is half a face that are of the… Continue reading Weekend: Binge Read: The LUX series – Beginnings & Consequences and ‘If I Stay’ tour
Who is ready for LitRate? Now, don't get me wrong. Goodreads, I love you but all in the bookish community may agree that there are a few improvements we have eagerly been waiting for and...nada. Heather from Heather hearts Books mentioned to me recently about her friend Ashley of NoseGraze and her husband's project called, LitRate. What… Continue reading Move along Goodreads! Who’s ready for LitRate?
My Writing Process Hello blog-o-sphere peeps! So the lovely, bookish and sports enthusiast, Julie (twitter pal & freelance editor) tagged me for this blog tour, My Writing Process. Since I just spent the last year writing my book and the last 14 days writing straight, I figured, "why not?" It's all fresh in my mind. Let's get started!… Continue reading My Writing Process