I have a package of bookplates that sit in my dresser drawer. It is not an item I use with any sort of frequency, but I have recently encountered a book worthy of a bookplate sticker. By marking this book as ex libris, I am specifying that: the novel was thought provoking and engrossing;the author … Continue reading Bookplate Worthy: A Review of The Midnight Library
It seems like the word “entrepreneur” can be found everywhere. Entrepreneur is a buzz word that’s usually prefaced by a hashtag or splashed onto an IG post in a trendy font. The fascination is understandable - there is a certain glamour associated with the term. Who doesn’t want to be known for taking a risk … Continue reading Play Chess, Not Checkers: Advice From a Boss Bitch
Common bookworm struggles include discovering new reads and having a large enough budget to accommodate said book discoveries. When I stumbled upon Penguin Random House’s program, Blogging for Books, I was thrilled. Free books in exchange for book reviews (which I happen to love writing)….a definite no brainer! Within the literary fiction genre, David Samuel … Continue reading Fiction or Foreshadowing: Tell Me How This Ends Well
Anyone who knows me knows that I love all things Muppets, especially Kermit the Frog. Of course when I saw Brian Jay Jones' Jim Henson: The Biography, I had to take the leap (a little frog humor) and start reading. Admittedly, biographies are not my favorite genre. I have a few reasons why. I find … Continue reading All Things Muppets
Stephen King tells his budding authors in On Writing to read everything. Although I have always had a well-balanced reading selection, I have really taken that advice to heart. I do try to read a bit of everything. I read non-fiction books which include memoirs, biographies, history and social/cultural exploits. I read almost all genres of … Continue reading Yay for YA!