30-Day Book Challenge: Day 20

Day 20: Favorite romance book I'm not a huge fan of the romance genre, though I do enjoy classic romances. There are a few I've already mentioned on my blog, like Memoirs of the Geisha by Arthur Golden, but I'm picking something different... This technically is more of a fantasy than a romance, but the main story … Continue reading 30-Day Book Challenge: Day 20

Book Review: The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson (a.k.a., another Rapunzel Retelling)

I read this book for two reasons. First, the cover is absolutely beautiful. Second, I am easily convinced to read any fairytale retelling even though more often than not I am disappointed with them. This book was…not at all what I was expecting…but I’ll get into that in a minute. Release: November, 2015 Synopsis: The … Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Braid by Melanie Dickerson (a.k.a., another Rapunzel Retelling)

How Blogging Helped My Writing

It seems like an eternity ago that I actually talked about writing, as opposed to reading. Perhaps it’s because I haven’t had an idea for a compelling topic, or simply because the more I learn about writing the more I realize how little I actually know. However, in the nearly two years I have been … Continue reading How Blogging Helped My Writing

30-Day Challenge: Day 16

Day 16: Favorite female character Again, a hard choice. I love characters like Lizzie from Pride and Prejudice and Skeeter from The Help by Kathryn Stockett, but I'll settle on... Harriot Vane from the Lord Peter Wimsey series by Dorothy L. Sayers She's only featured in a few books of this series (four books and a few … Continue reading 30-Day Challenge: Day 16

30-Day Book Challenge: Day 15

Day 15: Favorite male character There are so many amazing male characters...it's hard to choose! Oddly enough, the first who comes to mind first is... Sydney Carton - The Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens What I love about Sydney Carton is that he is imperfect, bordering on a villain. And yet, in the end, he … Continue reading 30-Day Book Challenge: Day 15