Reading - 2017 So Far

Reading – 2017 So Far

One of my goals for this year is to read the books I own. Of the six books I’ve read so far this year, five were books I already owned. Which is great! But I’ve only read six books! I read more than that just in January of 2016! Anyway, in my What I’m Into […]

Big Magic - Why Every Blogger Should Read It

Big Magic – Why Every Blogger Should Read It

Every blogger needs to read Big Magic! Especially now when so many bloggers are making 6 figures a month from their blogs! It’s easy to feel like that’s the path that we all should be taking. I felt that way. Why should I blog if I’m not making money from it? If that’s what everyone […]

A-Thousand-Pieces-of-You

A Thousand Pieces of You

Marguerite Caine is the daughter of two brilliant physicists. Her parents have dedicated their careers to the creation of the Firebird, a device that allows travel between parallel dimensions. Just as they are about to reveal their invention to the world, Marguerite’s father is murdered, and all her parents work is destroyed. The number one […]

Agatha Christie, Where have you been all my life?

Agatha Christie, Where have you been all my life?

Until this year, I had never read a single Agatha Christie novel. How is this possible? I love mysteries, yet I had never read anything by The Queen of Mystery. I have no idea why. I was rewatching season four of Doctor Who, to drown my sorrows from a disappointing season nine, when the episode […]

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

I had read enough reviews of The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up that I was a little nervous about reading it. Sure it had great reviews but I was concerned that it would be too New Agey/Hippie like for me to take seriously. But I didn’t find it to be that way at all. […]

My Favorite First Lines

13 Favorite Opening Lines

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly link-up from The Broke and the Bookish. This week is a freebie theme. So I decided to update an old post about my favorite opening lines. You can write about as many or as few as you like, ten is just a guide. Be sure to check out all […]