October, 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I can't believe October is already over! And as of today I have only four more weeks of my fall semester in college. I will be so excited to be done and have a short break before jumping into spring semester. This month I managed to read more books than last month, but definitely not … Continue reading October, 2020 Reading Wrap-up

Books for My College Classes Fall 2020

As school restarts for me this month online, I always look forward to the books I'm assigned to read. Since most of my classes this semester are historical, I have a lot of amazing looking historical nonfiction books to read. One of my classes, Survey to Communication Research, does not require any books, but for … Continue reading Books for My College Classes Fall 2020

The Classes I’m Taking in College: Spring, 2020

Just like last semester, I thought I would share with you the classes I'm taking spring semester in college. Even though I am a history major, they don't offer one class next semester I need to take before I can take any other history course. This seriously sucks, and means I'm taking mostly science/math courses … Continue reading The Classes I’m Taking in College: Spring, 2020

The Classes I’m Taking in College Fall, 2019+Books

I know what you're thinking: "Stop talking about your college and get back to your reading blog." Well, I'm sorry, but with two days left before classes start, it's pretty much all I'm thinking of. I have even slowed down my reading a bit in preparation. However, don't worry, for the next few weeks I … Continue reading The Classes I’m Taking in College Fall, 2019+Books

Book Review: The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston

This book was recommended to me after I read The Lost City of Z by David Grann, which I read a few years ago. It took me a couple years to read, but I'm glad I finally got to it, because it is such a fascinating book filled with historical details. Many reviews I read … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost City of the Monkey God by Douglas Preston

Mardi Gras Book Tag

For those who don't know, tomorrow is Mardi Gras. As I know some of my readers who aren't in the US, Mardi Gras (also known as Fat Tuesday) originally started as a celebration before Lent (beginning the next day on Ash Wednesday). Traditionally, Lent is a time of fasting in the Catholic Church, so Mardi … Continue reading Mardi Gras Book Tag

NaNoWriMo 2018: Day 4 Update

We are four days into NaNoWriMo. Gosh, this month I seem to be so undisciplined when it comes to writing. I'll write a lot one day, and just skip writing the next day. I'm also not calculating how many words I should be writing each day. Math and me just do not care for each … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018: Day 4 Update

Book Review: The Lost Continent of Mu by James Churchward

No, I am not a conspiracy nut. Yes, I may or may not have been highly amused by this book. And yes, this book was certainly research for a book I’m writing and definitely not me believing in this stuff. Okay, so I feel as if this book needs a little bit of background information … Continue reading Book Review: The Lost Continent of Mu by James Churchward

Book Review: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

A couple months ago, I was catching up on trailers for all the newest movies coming out and I came upon a movie called The Little Stranger, starring Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, and Will Poulter. The plot looked really interesting, so I searched it on Wikipedia, only to find it was based on a book…this … Continue reading Book Review: The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters