Tag: Ella Enchanted

January Wrap Up:  ALL the Books Hauled, a Little Editing, and New Year Blues

January Wrap Up: ALL the Books Hauled, a Little Editing, and New Year Blues <3

I set out into 2019 with the intention to slay my reading list, and I feel like I’m at a really good spot!  I think I’m finally settling back in after destroying myself in November.  The blogs fairly well scheduled ahead, and I’m reading my ARCs more or less as I get them. Things in my blogging and bookish world are good, y’all?  I really hope this is an omen for the rest of the year. OKAY SO. Remember how in my 2019 Blogging Goals post, I spoke about how I was instituting a book buying ban on myself for 2019? Well […]

Posted January 28, 2019 in Checking In // 10 Comments //
Ella Enchanted // MYOBB #3

Ella Enchanted // MYOBB #3

Ladies and gentlemen, THE VOTE IS IN. Make-Your-Own Book Box #3 is ELLA ENCHANTED!  I’m really excited to put this one together – as a fairytale, Ella Enchanted has a lot of really fun ideas to put in the box AND this one is appropriate for younger readers as well! (Although maybe less glass and more plastic?). ANYWAYS. The Ella Enchanted Box includes a copy of the book, a necklace, a trinket, some bath bombs, and more!  I hope you guys like it!  Remember to scroll down to the bottom of the page and vote for the featured book two […]

Posted September 16, 2017 in Bookish Things // 6 Comments //
August Wrap Up! // Featuring:  Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

August Wrap Up! // Featuring: Lakes, Cakes, AND DOC BROWN!

Welcome Ladies & Gents, to the August Wrap Up! August has been a busy month!  For me, there’s been vacations and birthdays and a trip to the dentist (BLECH), and a solar eclipse!  I am so so proud of myself because I have posted every day this month!  I know a lot of people are heading back to school within a week, if they haven’t already.  Can you believe summer’s almost over?  SHEESH.  I think that we all have had a crazy month, so let’s get down to it!  EXCITING THINGS ARE AFOOT, MY PHOENIX FRIENDS. No, not that kind […]

Posted August 28, 2017 in Blogging, Checking In, Reading, Real World, Writing // 23 Comments //
Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine

I remember checking Ella Enchanted out of my local library as a kid, and having a few very distinct impressions: There’s a centaur named Apple.  This stuck with me vividly.  I have no idea why. Ella was much too young for Char. BORED. As such, this was NOT my favorite little book growing up.  But then as a teenager, I saw the film, knew it was nothing like the book, and loved it.  I decided as an adult it needed a revisit… and I’m glad I did! Characters ❤︎ Ella is an adorable bundle of resilience and creativity.  I am not a […]

Posted August 23, 2017 in Reviews // 7 Comments //