My Autumn TBR! – #TTT

My Autumn TBR! – #TTT

Posted September 19, 2017
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I’m Making a Reading Plan. Usually I’m not one to commit to books, since I’m a mood reader, but this week’s Top Ten Tuesday encouraged us all to talk about our autumn TBR, and heck… I can commit to 10 specific books over three months, right?  I mean, five of these I already know I’m going to be reading ASAP, so what’s so difficult about picking another five?  I CAN DO THIS. Thank you to the ladies at The Broke and the Bookish for hosting this weekly meme.  They always have such great prompts and I really enjoy participating! Without […]

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The Martian – #BookReview

The Martian – #BookReview

Posted September 18, 2017
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I LOVED this book. Even though I saw the movie before reading the book, I feel like I have a lot to wrap my head around. Science fiction is not my favorite of all favorite genres because it gets really technical.  I love the ideas, but when you get too explainy with the science, my brain turns to mush.  This is possibly the most explanation-heavy science fiction book ever.  I’m serious.  There is SO much time spend talking about chemistry and engineering and botany and hypotheticals and jet propulsion and… so much science.  At least 75% of the book is […]

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15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maddening” – #15MF

15 Minute Ficlet Prompt: “Maddening” – #15MF

Posted September 17, 2017
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Fifteen Minute Ficlets (#15MF) is a weekly Sunday writing challenge hosted here on The Literary Phoenix.  Based on a single word, write a short story in fifteen minutes.  The word count is irrelevant.  Just write your heart out for 15 minutes and be inspired by the word.  You never know what you’ll end up with! “Maddening” adjective 1. extremely annoying; infuriating. Study Time The delicate chiming noise permeated the air in the nearly empty library. Jacob ignored it. Heavy tones surrounded him in a fortress of mechanical engineering secrets and academic prowess.  No less than seven books were opened on the […]

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