Mental Health in Fiction

If you were unaware, today is actually World Mental Health Day. Piggy-backing on last weeks "Mental Illness Awareness Week", World Mental Health Day's purpose is to raise awareness of the many different types of mental illness's around the world. The more awareness that is raised and the more informed people are, the better chance there … Continue reading Mental Health in Fiction

Review: The Thousandth Floor

For some odd reason, I have been in a terrible reading slump this Fall. Typically I can pinpoint a reason as to why this happens, but this time I'm truly at a loss. Thankfully, I think that I have finally come out of it after finishing The Thousandth Floor by Katharine McGee. I remember hearing a … Continue reading Review: The Thousandth Floor

Red, White & Blue: Independence Day Outfit #1

One of my favorite parts of celebrating the Fourth of July is getting to put together an outfit that coincides with whatever I'm doing that day. Living in Portland, I've always found that there is an abundance of things to do on the Fourth. Whether it's going to the local high school to watch their … Continue reading Red, White & Blue: Independence Day Outfit #1

Reading Wrap-Up

Well hey there everyone. I know that I've been MIA on here for the last few weeks, but I have been crazy busy with work (job #1 and job #2) AND I've had a super severe case of writers block. It's like I've had all of these things I wanted to say and post about, … Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up

Reading Wrap-Up

Happy Tuesday all! As I think I mentioned in my last wrap-up, I have actually been able to get back into my reading groove. Today I am going to be reviewing my three most recent reads: two contemporaries and one thriller. The Perfect Stranger by Megan Miranda- First off, let's just admire how beautiful this cover … Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up

Vlogger’s to Watch

Do you ever just feel like you're not in the mood to read a book and want to watch something, but really don't want to commit to starting a TV show or movie? Well, that's me quite often. And that is EXACTLY what Youtube is for! If you aren't familiar with Youtube, then you might … Continue reading Vlogger’s to Watch

Morgan Matson Book Giveaway

Hey all! I'm pleased to announce that I am hosting my very first book giveaway! All this warm weather has had me itching to start reading some cute contemporary books. And as I've mentioned in plenty of posts before, Morgan Matson is the QUEEN of Summer reads. I wanted to share the love and am … Continue reading Morgan Matson Book Giveaway

Top Five Wednesday: Summer Reads

I'm back today with yet another T5W! This weeks topic is... Summer Reads "The weather is heating up (for half of the world), so what books remind you of summer and are your quintessential summer reads?" When I saw this weeks topic posted, I was ecstatic. Although, because I have so many books to choose … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: Summer Reads

Top Five Wednesday: Books as Event Themes

Welcome back to another Top Five Wednesday! This weeks topic is "Books that would make great event themes". Now, some of you reading this may know that I was on (and eventually led) the committee in high school that planned all of the school dances and came up with the different theme options. A few … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: Books as Event Themes

Book Haul

Grab your popcorn and a glass of wine (or coffee if you're reading this in the AM, although if you still prefer wine...go for it, I don't judge), this post is going to be a long one! For today's post, I just wanted to share with you all the books that I've accumulated in the … Continue reading Book Haul