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Dear Greece, You Have My Heart – My July Wrap Up

Dear Greece, You Have My Heart – My July Wrap Up

Posted August 4, 2021 in Checking In // 0 Comments

When this post drops, I’ll be back from Greece, but only just.  With any luck we’ve stayed awake just long enough to bribe the cats into loving us again, then gone straight to bed for the day before heading back to work tomorrow.  Travel days are the longest, but they are still lovely, because I am grateful for any adventure. This post is going to be short and sweet, a lighter wrap up while I recover from vacation. Thank you loves, and I’m excited to tell you a bit more about the trip starting on August 20th. All the things […]

Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep

Kill the Queen by Jennifer Estep

Posted July 16, 2021 in Reviews // 0 Comments

  The first thing I want to say about Kill the Queen is that although it is marketed as a YA book, it’s definitely an adult book.  The protagonist is 28 and the language and cadence of the book reads like an urban fantasy but without all the lewd content.  I’m not sure why this was marketed as a YA, but it simply… isn’t. Otherwise I have some mixed feelings.  I think that Kill the Queen is unnecessarily long.  Estep’s writing style is extremely wordy without being elegant.  There are a lot of info drops, but they are usually of irrelevant world […]

It’s Too Darn Hot: The June Wrap Up

It’s Too Darn Hot: The June Wrap Up

Posted July 5, 2021 in Reviews // 2 Comments

Truth?  I spent a lot of time in June hiding in our bedroom.  Why?  Because there’s an air conditioner in the bedroom and the temperature is lovely in there.  Honestly if we just moved the refrigerator up there, I’d never leave.  Well, almost never. Summer is not my favorite season.  I like it in theory and through windows, but as far as frolicking and enjoying the season? Ehhh, I’ll pass.  I get all sweaty and it’s icky.  If y’all haven’t figured it out yet, the only season I really like is autumn, and I adore autumn. But that’s alright, because you […]

Turkey Coma: My November Wrap Up

Turkey Coma: My November Wrap Up

Posted November 26, 2018 in Checking In // 9 Comments

Here in New England, fall danced a little in October, teasing us with early smells of woodsmoke and pumpkin pie – then BAM!  We went straight into wintery cold.  As I’m typing this wrap up, it is a horrifying 0F outside, which is dastardly cold in my personal opinion.  Really, I will never be happy with the extremely in my neck of the woods. But some positives wit cold weather come holidays, time spent with friends and family, and of course, the ideal climate to curl up with a good book and a mug of cocoa. The Monthly Book Haul […]