April 2020 Wrap Up & Life Update

Well….. I’m back! I’m not quite back to myself 100% but I’m getting there and I’ll take it! April was so hard. It was hard for basically everyone in the world so I know I’m not alone. I struggled with my mental health in ways I wasn’t prepared for. At first, when I heard that…

Top 5 Cute Romances!

I’m back!!! The last two weeks I went on hiatus for my mental health and, to be honest, it was the best thing I could have done! I’m not quite back to 100% but I feel more normal than i’ve felt since the beginning of March so I’ll take it! I’m going to go into…

Top 5 Tuesday – Series I Want To Start!

Seeing as how I haven’t touched a book in over a week (Why do I keep admitting that?! It’s not something I’m proud of lol), I’m not sure that I’m thinking about starting anything right now! Just because i’m not in the mood to read right now doesn’t mean that I don’t longingly stare at…

Top 5 Tuesday – May 2020 Topics!

Uhhhhh, so, yeah….. I forgot to post this today! It was a work heavy day and it was my little one’s TENTH birthday!!! I don’t know how it’s possible that my smallest child is in double digits….. it feels like he was 4 just last year! Alas, I no longer have any kids in single…

Top 5 Popular Books I Haven’t Read (yet)

Hey everyone and happy Tuesday! I hope you’re all safe, happy, and healthy in your little isolation oasis (if I’m super happy and peppy I can convince myself, right?). Today we’re going to be talking about the books you see everywhere. Almost everyone you know has read it and you’re totally missing out on the…

Off The Grid Wrap Up – #fail & hiatus

Intentions and determination should count for something, right? The April edition of the Off The Grid Readathon was simultaneously a success and a failure. Success – Finishing two books this weekend! Failure – basically everything else lol. I was a terrible host and wasn’t available at all. And I definitely didn’t get near my goal…

Off The Grid Readathon TBR!

If there was ever a time that I needed this readathon – it’s now! I guess I don’t need the isolation of a weekend of reading…. as you all know, we have enough of that! But what I could really use is just being off the grid. No social media, no bad news, no reminders…

A Dead Djinn in Cairo

A DEAD DJINN IN CAIRO Written by P. Djeli Clark Published by Tor Books, May 18, 2016 My star rating – 5 stars THE SYNOPSIS: Egypt, 1912. In an alternate Cairo infused with the otherworldly, the Ministry of Alchemy, Enchantments and Supernatural Entities investigate disturbances between the mortal and the (possibly) divine. What starts off…

Top 5 books that made me laugh

I honestly assumed it would take me minutes to choose my books and write the post…. wrong! It took me FOREVER to choose my books and I only ended up with 4 books…. Folks, this was a rude awakening! Over the last few weeks I’ve been really enjoying the Winston Brothers series by Penny Ried….