Yesterday on Instagram (shameless LipLiner plug, oh well), I asked our followers to tell me the title of the best book they've read in the past year so I can keep my eye out for new picks to add to my "To Read" list. To show that I not only walk to walk, but ~talk the talk~ … Continue reading summer reads
One of my bad habits is collecting too many books to read at once. From what I understand of the bookish community, this is not uncommon. In a world full of books, from classics to smut to modern award-winners, there are just too many to read in a lifetime. And so, here are the six … Continue reading ready, set, read (a lot)
Ruth Ware's premiere novel, In a Dark, Dark Wood was published in 2015, receiving grand acclaim, publication in over 40 territories , and Reese Witherspoon's signing on to produce a film-version of the thriller. However, I purchased the book because it was 20% off and it had no summary on the back, and I thought that that was … Continue reading ‘in a dark, dark wood’ review
Writing and complaining are interchangeable in my world.
A peek at what's on my nightstand/the floor next to my bed.
So about the title...I guess local is relative to your location-- let's call this segment cheap and local(ish). Moving on... Coincidentally, on the first day of the Fall 2016 semester (aka the reality of my graduation officially being cemented) I found myself in New Paltz visiting a friend. While roaming around, I wandered into Barner Books, … Continue reading cheap + local: barner books
"...loneliness doesn't necessarily require physical solitude..."
There was a point in my life during which I read strictly young adult novels, with a romance and, preferably, an element of fantasy. A prime example of this is Meg Cabot's Mediator series, centered around a teenage girl that can see ghosts (including the hot one that haunts her bedroom). I reread the series recently, in addition … Continue reading a bad book review
The time has almost come for our first official official posts, rather than this soft opening of ours in which we've been bugging everyone we know to follow us on here and IG and to, oh yeah, contribute. Did we mention you should contribute? Our first posts will be up next Monday, June 20th. We hope you … Continue reading hello, it’s me