Throwback Book Review: Abarat by Clive Barker

Way back in my middle school days (well, what would have been my middle school days if I hadn’t been homeschooled), I picked up this book from the library, knowing nothing of the author or the series. Let me just say, to most people Clive Barker is a horror writer, but since this is the … Continue reading Throwback Book Review: Abarat by Clive Barker

30 Question Song Challenge

I’ve done a couple tags on my favorite movies, but I’m surprised I’ve never done one on music (which I absolutely love). I was browsing Pinterest the other day (as I’m completely addicted—who needs Facebook and Twitter when you’ve got Pinterest) when I came across this 30 Day Song Challenge. As I usually don’t do … Continue reading 30 Question Song Challenge

Book Review: Midnight in Peking by Paul French

I have been reading a whole lot of articles and books about China in the 1930s, research for the book I’m writing this month for Camp NaNoWriMo. While I was going through different books set in China during that time, I came across this one. A true crime, a shocking murder that had rattled the … Continue reading Book Review: Midnight in Peking by Paul French