The world is a crazy place right now with the global pandemic completely changing our way of life. I have not left my parents’ house for the past forty-two days, even though I would dearly love to see my friends. And even though this is kind of scary, it is in times like these that we need a moment to meditate on all the good in our lives. Continue reading “Thankful Thursday: Being Home”
When looking at bookstagram it is not just the books being added to my ever growing TBR list that make me drool. I also see candles, funkos, bookmarks, artwork, pillowcases, book cozies, and all the other wonderful merchandise to be had. It is rather amazing there are so many bookish things available for people who love to read.
I remember when reading made you a nerd rather than a fangirl, when it made you a bit weird rather than part of a world-wide community, when there wasn’t much swag to be had outside of bookmarks and even those rarely depicted book related things –though unicorns and puppies are cute. Continue reading “My Bookish Life: Book Merch”
Synopsis: Alex is an outsider —a geeky fangirl—with dreams of becoming a playwright in a city she’s loved from afar yet never visited: London. After a devastating betrayal she heads to England for a new start in a place she feels like she’ll belong. Except there is no way to escape the demons of her past, the broken relationships, the panic attacks, and a jealous rival determined to destroy her new life. Alex begins to question everything from her life-long dream to her new friends to whether London is where she truly belongs.
Continue reading “Book Review: London Belongs to Me by Jacquelyn Middleton”
London Belongs to Me by Jacquelyn Middleton
“What you leave behind says as much about you as what you bring along.”
“Welcome to London, kid. Any excuse to end up in a pub.”
“We’re all stories in the end. Just make it a good one.”
The Love-a-Thon is hosted by Alexa of Alexa Loves Books, Cee of The Novel Hermit, Kristin of Super Space Chick, and Mel of The Daily Prophecy. Follow along on social media using the hashtag #LoveaThon
We all love books, but there are other things we’re passionate about too! All you’ve got to do is mash-up a non-bookish hobby/passion/talent/fandom with your bookish life. Do it through photos, collages, or videos. Get as creative as you’d like to!
Continue reading “Around The Blogosphere: #LOVEATHON Mini Challenge 2 – hobbies”
Flirting with Italian by Liz Fielding
“I prescribe an affair. NO falling in love, breaking your heart stuff, mind. Nothing serious. A just-for-fun romance with some dark-eyed Italian. A memory to make you smile rather than weep. To keep you warm at night when you’re old.”
You had to like a man who understood the need for a hug now and then.
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