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Manage Your Day-To-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, & Sharpen Your Creative Mind; Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei

I can't get enough of these books lately. Whether it's because I'm itching to get to work on something or because I want to feel some control over my life, I'm not sure. I recently wrote about how I'm trying to set writing priorities, but am not sure what those priorities should be. These books… Continue reading Manage Your Day-To-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, & Sharpen Your Creative Mind; Edited by Jocelyn K. Glei

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My Favorite Books Since I Started Blogging

Happy Tuesday! I'm linking up with the Broke and the Bookish again to share my ten favorite books since I started blogging. I started this blog about a year and a half ago, so it was easy to pore over my bullet journals to find the books that qualify for this category. What wasn't easy was… Continue reading My Favorite Books Since I Started Blogging

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Thornyhold by Mary Stewart, a #RIPXII finish!

Yes, dear readers, I've reread Thornyhold-- my favorite fall read is finished for the year. I actually want to read it again this year, but I'll hold back and wait for next year. Gilly Ramsey is a lonely child growing up in England. After the death of her parents as a young adult, she receives… Continue reading Thornyhold by Mary Stewart, a #RIPXII finish!

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Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (#RIPXII)

Thanks to a recent foray on Twitter, I saw a post from Laila about the Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (RIPXII). WHAT?! I clicked over immediately and got so excited. The idea is for readers to indulge in the fall season and read cozy (or frightful!) books in any of the following genres: mystery, suspense, thriller,… Continue reading Readers Imbibing Peril Challenge (#RIPXII)

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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

I believe that Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe is technically Young Adult, but the topics it broaches are painful and relevant to nearly every one. This is a beautiful book - only made better with an audiobook narration by Lin-Manuel Miranda - that stopped me in my tracks and took my… Continue reading Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz