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Ripping the Band-Aid on Two Book Reviews: Parent Teacher Association & Conversations with Friends

Parent Teacher Association by Jennifer Soosar

This story had so much potential!! But, the reader is so bogged down by Lizanne’s day-to-day happenings, not enough time is spent developing the IMPORTANT story pieces.  667 more words

Jacob Appel: The Ordinarily Engaging Author You Wish You'd Found Sooner

I recently had the pleasure of reading two of Jacob Appel’s novels, The Mask of Sanity, his most recent work, published March 31st 2017 and The Man Who Wouldn’t Stand Up, published September 1st 2014, and as indicated in the “about author” section of the book, his debut novel.  485 more words

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Publication Date: March 1st, 2016

Rating: 5 Stars

“Do we believe that the right to a decent home is part of what it means to be an American?” The author shows so clearly in his writing that without a decent, stable home struggles become further exaggerated. 781 more words

Burn, rewrite, reread - book tag.

This tag couldn’t have come at a better time as I have been very slump-y recently. Slumping in reading, slumping in writing. Just slump all over. 725 more words


On Wattpad, free content, and author pages!

So, if you don’t know yet, I have a Wattpad account now! I intend to write free content. Of course, since it’s free – you can’t expect the kind of quality you’d get from my… 65 more words


How to Be a Social Reader

Sometimes I think that I’m pretty up on what the cool kids are into- streets ahead, you might say-, and sometimes I am years behind and have literally no idea what’s going on. 927 more words


On grit, rejections, and Goodreads

Grit is defined as “firmness of mind or spirit: unyielding courage in the face of hardship or danger”.

In my study of successful people, I’ve come across many factors that may result in success and failure of any one individual. 543 more words