Book Review

24 May 19
spicy reading

I Love You so Mochi by Sarah Kuhn Summary Kimi Nakamura loves a good fashion statement. She’s obsessed with transforming everyday ephemera into Kimi Originals: bold outfits that make her and her friends feel brave, fabulous, and like the Ultimate versions of themselves. But her mother sees this as a distraction from working on her […]

24 May 19
Zimm score Movie Guide

Disney’s live-action adaptation of Aladdin hits the big screens this weekend, as moviegoers will anticipate a more realistic look of a “whole new world.” While it’s not without its flaws, Disney’s sixth attempt in five years of adapting its original animated canon works with Aladdin. Combining both originality and familiarity, director Guy Ritchie has delivered […]

24 May 19
News By Jim

Patrick McGilligan’s “Funny Man” is a comprehensive biography of Mel Brooks and also a portrait of a recent era in American show business. Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/24/books/review/patrick-mcgilligan-funny-man-mel-brooks.html?emc=rss&partner=rss

24 May 19
Engearment

Just The Tips, Van life tips with Will Coleman Hi, for those of you who don’t know my names Will Coleman and I’ve been living the van life for about 3 years now and I thought I’d share some helpful tips!  Eating on the cheap!  Shop for deals at the grocery store, you’ll want to […]

24 May 19
Red Around the World

There are affiliate links in here.  If you purchase anything through them, I get a tiny commission at no extra cost to you. I’ve decided to switch things up a bit around here.  Along with travel, I’m going to be doing more book posts.  Don’t worry, the focus and priority will still be travel and […]

24 May 19
Classical Studies Support

This week I’ve been delighted to see Hadrian’s Wall hitting the headlines again –  if not for quite the right reasons. The Sun and The Daily Mail, among other quality publications, ran a story about ‘selfie-loving tourists’, who are apparently causing parts of the Wall to fall down because they’re climbing on it to get […]

24 May 19
A Writer's Simple Site

W hy is this titled Thursday Report? It’s Thursday Silly! Well OK! I started this yesterday! To show a little continuity with “Nothing to Do” (a random thought), the sprinkler head has not been repaired. Well, I did buy the part. I know I’ll get to it, but it’s rained enough so the lawn isn’t […]

24 May 19
Pride And Paperbacks

I received an advance reading copy of this book from Nimbus Publishing & Vagrant Press* and I was thrilled to be given the opportunity to read a book that is both engaging and sensitive to the often tense world we are living in. Alison DeLory created a story that is close to home, wherever that […]

24 May 19
Sharon E. Cathcart

I had the pleasure of meeting author S.G. Wong at Left Coast Crime earlier this year. She participated in an excellent panel on noir fiction, and I decided to grab one of her books. I’m glad I did! Die on Your Feet by S.G. Wong My rating: 5 of 5 stars Overall rating: 4.5/5 stars […]

24 May 19
The Life and Times of Kimberly Cullipher

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw My rating: 4 of 5 stars True rating: 3.5 stars. “The Wicked Deep” by Shea Ernshaw was a rather solid novel. The writing was very pretty–that’s perhaps the best way to describe it. Everything flowed very well from the language standpoint. Poetic, in a way. The dialogue was mostly […]

24 May 19
Conjure and Coffee

I firmly believe, now more than ever, that I exist in my own made up fairy tale land. In it, things are not what they really are but instead are what my impulsive imagination insist they must be. Such was the case of The Butchering Art by Lindsey Fitzharris. Here’s what happened. I saw the […]

24 May 19
A Grace-Feld Life

Holy. Whoa. I never thought that I was a “romance” fan. I fully am eating my words on that one. Between Alyssa Cole and other contemporary and diverse authors I’ve become a rabid fan, eagerly searching out more like this.  As far as this specific book is concerned, I laughed, I cried, and I had […]

24 May 19
Travel Help Guru

25%* off Spacious apartment in de Pijp with rooftop terrace, Amsterdam (Promo Code Not Needed) is courtesy of the Travel Help Guru website Get Discount Promo code & hotel info Hotel name: Spacious apartment in de Pijp with rooftop terrace, Amsterdam Address: Van Ostadestraat 392-3, Oud Zuid, 1074 XB Amsterdam, Netherlands City: Amsterdam Country: Netherlands […]

24 May 19
Kylie's Book Reviews

Advice to sophomores: Take advantage of tutorial, it will save your life. Don’t just spend tutorial with your friends unless you have nothing else to do. Do your homework when its assigned, you will still have to do it. It will just pile up. Join a club or a sport, they’re so much fun and […]