Mini Book Review: Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

4.5/5 stars TW: dubious consent from a minor Winter's Bone is a fiction novel set in the poverty-stricken rural Ozarks and surrounds Ree, a 16 year old girl trying to save her family's home. When her father, a well known meth cook, goes missing it's not cause for concern at first, but when the sheriff … Continue reading Mini Book Review: Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

Conquering my Audible wish list (pt. 1)

Six years ago a friend recommended audio-books to me and, not to be dramatic, but it changed my life. I had a 3.5 hour (round trip) commute at the time and was complaining about it being boring af when a friend brought up audiobooks. "uhh, like books on tape? pfft. no thanks." I pictured an … Continue reading Conquering my Audible wish list (pt. 1)

Off-topic ramblings 7.24.19

Trigger Warning: Anxiety, depression, mental illness Can we talk for a minute about anxiety? I have always been open with my struggles with depression, anxiety, and being on the Bipolar Disorder spectrum. One particular anxiety I have that deeply affects how I live my life is something that seems so simple to people who do … Continue reading Off-topic ramblings 7.24.19

Book Review: Kingdom of Exiles, by Maxym M. Martineau

4.5/5 stars Kingdom of Exiles is a debut fantasy romance novel by Maxym M. Martineau. Leena is a Charmer, someone who tames, collects, and can wield beasts in battles (kind-of like a bad ass Pokemon trainer, I guess?). Leena has been framed and exiled from the only home she has ever known and thus forced … Continue reading Book Review: Kingdom of Exiles, by Maxym M. Martineau

Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

The Unhoneymooners is an enemies to lovers contemporary romance by Christina Lauren. Olive Torres is unlucky. All her life she has had bad things happen to her, from getting stuck in a claw machine when she was a child to recently losing her job. She is resigned to the fact that she’s the “unlucky twin”. … Continue reading Book Review: The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren