Book Recommendations · reading · Reading & Writing · Uncategorized

Library Check Out – August 2018

Whew! August has been quite a month around here. I haven't read quite as much as I wish I would have, but that's okay. I've definitely been using the public library, whether or not I've been successful at actually reading anything! Today I'm linking up with Rebecca and her Library Checkout meme! Go check out her… Continue reading Library Check Out – August 2018

Paper & Pen · reading · Reading & Writing · writing

The Simple Things in Life Are Saving Me

The news cycle is unrelenting. I find myself getting lost in the endless loop of Twitter - the same heartbreaking news stories and pictures, with several hundred different outraged people attached to them. My heart breaks with every scroll through social media. My outrage at America's willingness to vote a miscreant into office is renewed… Continue reading The Simple Things in Life Are Saving Me

Book Recommendations · reading · Reading & Writing

March 2018 Quicklit Link-Up

  It’s been forever since I’ve joined a Quicklit link up with The Modern Mrs. Darcy! If you’re looking for some inspiration, go check out today's post and visit some of the bloggers linking up with her. I promise, your TBR will runneth over! It’s hard to know where to start since I haven’t linked… Continue reading March 2018 Quicklit Link-Up

Book Recommendations · reading · Reading & Writing

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

  Holy moly – how does Kristin Hannah make me sob like a baby? The Great Alone was about a family of homesteaders in Alaska in the 70s. Leni, the young protagonist of the story, is living with her parents in the wilds of Alaska despite having no wilderness survival skills. Her father was a… Continue reading The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah