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
My current work situation is not unlike many other people’s around my around age: I have two jobs-- one in retail and an internship in the city. Basically, I’ve been working so much I hardly have time to think about anything else. Now, this isn’t something I dreamed of doing post-grad. In an ideal world, we … Continue reading balancing work with…work
Happy Monday, everybody! To help you ease into the new week, today I present to you a nice, short ditty. I'll cut the preamble and get right to the part I want you to remember: A couple of days ago I was training someone at work, and throughout the duration of the shift, she hit … Continue reading a short anecdote to tell you we’re all learning
So as is quite apparent, summer has left us almost as quickly as it had arrived. I've got lots I'd like to accomplish in the following months: read the stack of books I picked up recently, self-publish a book of poems I've been working on (anybody a good doodler? I need one of those...), and maybe just … Continue reading september mood board ✌
As I’ve gotten older, I’ve become increasingly more interested in both makeup and celebrity buzz (it’s not my best quality, but bear with me). So when I heard the Kylie Jenner was launching an exclusive and personalized makeup line, naturally I was curious. …but ultimately not curious enough to purchase a $29 lip kit (which … Continue reading i love u, colourpop cosmetics
A peek at what's on my nightstand/the floor next to my bed.
Though I will not preclude myself from particular genres, I grew up, for the most part, very unfamiliar with graphic novels. It wasn't until college that I felt I was able to read a graphic novel and actually get something out it without feeling like I was reading the Sunday comics. I attribute this mostly to the fact that I … Continue reading graphic novels are cool
I've got a proclamation for you.
"...loneliness doesn't necessarily require physical solitude..."