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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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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

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Hour 12-Coffee Is Your Best Friend

HOUR 12 IS UPON US, MY FRIENDS! And if you’re looking at this post right now, you’re kick-butt because you’ve made it to the halfway point and you’re still here! YAY YOU! I apologize to the non-coffee-drinkers amongst us, but right about now you’re needing something to keep you going! Since everything else is illegal, YAY… Continue reading Hour 12-Coffee Is Your Best Friend

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Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare

Hey wonderful Read-a-thon people! Missed you guys so much. I’m so glad it’s that time of year again! I’ve lost count, but I think it’s my 3rd or 4th Dewey’s and this is my 2nd time co-hosting; I couldn’t be happier to do it! Looks like you’ve made it to HOUR 11! Woo-hoo! Do you… Continue reading Hour 11: Choose Your Own Nightmare