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2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee (audiobook)

2-minute book review: “The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice & Virtue” by Mackenzi Lee

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2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

Rory the Raccoon is “Furiously Happy” on the cover of Jenny Lawson’s book 2-minute book review: How can anyone prepare for their first Jenny Lawson experience?! I thought it would be a “quirky” read. I was so naive! I thought some parts were incredibly obnoxious; the 3 stars are for her straight-from-the-heart words about her… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “Furiously Happy” by Jenny Lawson (audiobook)

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2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

First finished book of 2018. MC Andrea is a morosely cynical modern day woman reflecting on the ways in which she has failed other people and herself. She numbs herself with meaningless relationships, flirts with making drastic changes in her life, and struggles to emotionally navigate the dysfunctional terrain of her wrecked childhood and that… Continue reading 2-minute book review: “All Grown Up” by Jami Attenberg

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Who’s ready for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon 10-year anniversary?! ;-)

Who’s ready for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon on Saturday, October 21? I am! This year marks the 10-year anniversary of this wonderful event. Stay tuned for updates. I’ll be blogging and reviving the ol’ book blog (at least for the readathon). https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeN8G71FIgI3v8ds3T8IS3qr5PbtUn17ZSrB9gn7T743UtizQ/viewform?embedded=true Ready for the biggest reading party of the DECADE? So are we! We’re celebrating… Continue reading Who’s ready for Dewey’s 24-Hour Readathon 10-year anniversary?! 😉

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tbr thursday

//TBR THURSDAY…where I highlight some titles related to 1 book I’m currently reading// This week’s current read is: Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love.” Let’s explore some related titles I’ve got on my TBR list: NOTE: “Eat, Pray, Love” is a completely original piece of writing and might differ in many ways from the mentioned titles.… Continue reading tbr thursday

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mailbox monday

//MAILBOX MONDAY: new releases on my radar, incoming, outgoing, currently reading, read, up next…// NEW RELEASES ON MY RADAR: new(ish) books I’m excited about Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk, Kathleen Rooney Human Acts, Han Kang The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good Life, Mark Manson INCOMING: new books… Continue reading mailbox monday

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Paying the Bills with Words: Andi Miller-Dunn’s Writing Life

Please meet the awesome Andi Miller-Dunn, the woman with my dream job! I recently interviewed Andi for a profile feature story for my Magazine & Feature Writing course. I learned so much about her and am grateful for her assistance with this project. She wears many hats: wife, mother, reader, writer, instructor, runner, crafter…AND she… Continue reading Paying the Bills with Words: Andi Miller-Dunn’s Writing Life