Books I’m Excited For in January, 2018

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black Genre: Fiction, Young Adult, Fantasy Release Date: Jan. 2, 2018 I don’t read tons of fantasy, but I do absolutely love fairytales. I have heard so many people say they love this book or are looking forward to it, and the concept does sound interesting so I figured I’ll … Continue reading Books I’m Excited For in January, 2018

Book Review: The Diplomat’s Daughter by Karin Tanabe

Have you ever picked up a book just for the setting, even if the plot sounds atrocious? Well, I have a few times and this book in one example. I happen to love stories set during the two World Wars, and especially those featuring Asian cultures in a meaningful way. So, while this is essentially … Continue reading Book Review: The Diplomat’s Daughter by Karin Tanabe

Top Historically Accurate Films

Let’s face it: as much as I love watching historical TV and movies, it’s rare to find ones that are actually accurate to history. Whether the creators changed a little bit or a lot (I’m looking at you, Reign!), it’s almost impossible to find a show that is really close to reality. So today I … Continue reading Top Historically Accurate Films

NaNoWriMo Day 28

Current Word Count: 47,715 And I'm almost there. I'm almost there. There's been trials and tribulations. You know I've had my share. But I've climbed a mountain. I've crossed a river. And I'm almost there! If you get that reference, I am super impressed. Before NaNoWriMo, I didn't usually drink coffee (maybe once a week … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 28

NaNoWriMo Day 26

Current Word Count: 43,568 So close! I'm amazed at the people who have already finished their word count (if you are one of them, congratulations). I didn't realize until I'd already started NaNoWriMo what a great community of writers there are surrounding this event. Whether it's on WordPress or the official NaNoWriMo website, it's so … Continue reading NaNoWriMo Day 26