May Wrap Up

May has, yet again, been a whirlwind for me. We moved into our first proper house, and while we’re still not entirely unpacked, it’s really beginning to feel like home. In other fun news, Chris and I (finally) got engaged, with some help from our best dog, Moose! He helped me propose, and then posed for…

April Wrap Up

So this month has been kind of a whirlwind! I feel like I say that every month, but it’s always true! Chris and I have been packing, packing, packing, and in every other spare moment I’ve been trying to read. As you can see, it wasn’t my most productive reading month. I didn’t read for…

February Wrap Up

I had a rough start to my reading month. I just couldn’t focus on anything in print until midway through the month. It was incredibly frustrating, and damaging to my review schedule… I’ll be reading up a storm to catch up! A couple of books came off of my review schedule because I hated them, and…

January Wrap Up!

Well, it’s been a month, hasn’t it? Luckily, needing to hide from things makes for a good reading month. Not so much a great mental health month, but there it is. Books I read this month: Jackaby | Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk | Dreadnought | Sorcerer to the Crown | Rise: How a House Built A Family | Trans…

2016 in Review

This year has been a roller coaster for us all, between the immense amount of celebrity deaths this year, that monstrosity of an election, and the specter of things yet to come. I exceeded every single one of my reading goals this year. You can read that post here. I lowered my reading goal this year…

Realism & Manners in Politics

Here’s my disclaimer: I’m about to talk politics and manners. If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you’ll know that my primary vote went to Bernie Sanders, and I have several items of his campaign merchandise. However, I have loved having two solid Democratic candidates this election season – it has led to some…