Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone plans to read! King's Dragon (Crown of … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: King’s Dragon
It was a busy week around here, but fortunately, the weather was gorgeous for most of it. My parents made a quick and somewhat unscheduled trip into town, so I had brunch with them on Wednesday morning and we did some shopping. One of our stops was PetSmart, where I bought a new toy for … Continue reading Sunday Sum Up- July 28, 2019
State of the ARC is a meme hosted by Avalinah’s Books in which we round up our ARCs and attempt to wrangle them into something approaching order. Sometimes it’s like herding cats. I've been meaning to write this all week, but the days kept passing without my being able to get All The Things done. … Continue reading State of the ARC, July 2019
Goodreads Monday is a weekly meme where we randomly select a book from our Goodreads To Be Read list and share it with the world. It’s hosted by Lauren’s Page Turners, so be sure to link back to her site so that we can all see what everyone plans to read! Daughter of the Forest … Continue reading Goodreads Monday: Daughter of the Forest
Last week was a week. It started out alright, but on Wednesday morning I had to take little Mina back to the veterinarian, thanks to the continued presence of intestinal worms. They gave her another round of dewormers and a tin of recovery food meant for animals suffering from malnutrition (because she hadn't gained any … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 07/21/2019
Over the past year or so, I've noticed blog posts (and I can't remember now where they were or who wrote them so I can't link to them) chastising authors for their treatment of asexual (ace) characters, particularly when it comes to the sexuality of other characters in the books and their interactions with the … Continue reading Regarding the Birds and the Bees (Or the Lack Thereof)
In which the realities of 2019 trample the good intentions of 2018.
Wherein the nicest kid you'll ever meet comes from your country's worst foe, there's a new claimant to the Iron Throne, and the Austrians are definitely not invading.
Soo... This week didn't go quite as planned. We had three super busy days at work thanks to a long-planned event. The lead-up to it had been stressing me out for the past couple of weeks, and I am so glad to be done with it. That was planned. I'd been dreading it, but I … Continue reading Sunday Sum-Up, 07/14/2019
Recently, YouTuber Daniel Greene posted a video of his Top 5 Quintessential Science Fiction books. It's a great list if you want to get started in classic science fiction, but it skews to the old and male end of the spectrum. Now, I like Daniel's videos. He seems like a great guy. Buuuut.... I think … Continue reading Sci-Fi Recommendations