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Tome Topple Read-a-thon Round 3 | Wrap Up

From April 7-20, I participated in the Tome Topple read-a-thon. This was my first time participating in this read-a-thon. Tome Topple Read-a-thon is Hosted by Sam of… 264 more words


Novellas and novels are quick and easy, and for me, only take a few days to get through. Sometimes I read so quickly I lose track, or I get to the last page before I’ve fully appreciated the nuances of the story, writing, characters. 1,795 more words

China and Sao Tome restore diplomatic ties in snub to Taiwan

(Source: www.businesstimes.com.sg)

China signed an agreement to restore diplomatic relations with Sao Tome and Principe Monday, just days after the small African nation announced it had cut ties with Taiwan. 383 more words

Money Matters

Wishes are for Little Girls

I’ve given up wishing for you
I’m going to stop searching for dandelions to blow
Stop staying up late waiting for the clock to hit 11:11… 88 more words


The Paradox of the Unsound Gut

How paradoxical it is that the person who makes the butterflies in your stomach do triple back flips, who makes you feel uneasy, and who triggers your anxiety is also the same person who can calm the storm in you and make it all go away.


Stoking a Hunger: The Scent of a Book

Anyone who has read my book series knows that ancient tomes play an important role. Morganne in particular is fascinated by them and frequently describes their unique and familiar smell. 126 more words

Allison D. Reid


Thirty-three rooms of books*

Are that storefront’s narrative hooks…

LESCRON’S at home

Had a warehouse of tomes,

But not as good the looks!

–Jonathan Caswell… 13 more words