KonMari-ing the Bookshelves of a Writer

With the addition of “Tidying Up With Marie Kondo” on Netflix, I’ve seen a lot of the writers I follow on social media get their hackles up in regards to discarding any of their books. We have a tendency to channel Gollum on even our best days when it comes to our precious books. Before…… Continue reading KonMari-ing the Bookshelves of a Writer

Thoughts from Kathryn Stockett: From Book to Movie

While tearing through my closet on a great spring cleaning purge, I came across a legal pad. Unsurprisingly, it was from the college days. I flipped through just in case there was anything I might want to type into a more legible format and save. Between class notes with no headings or dates to clarify…… Continue reading Thoughts from Kathryn Stockett: From Book to Movie

Recommended Reads: The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel

Note: This review is based on a digital Advanced Review Copy I received in exchange for an honest review. The opinions here are my own, and I later purchased a physical copy. The second installment of this series from Pip Ballantine and Tee Morris flabbergasted me. I was so blown away, I could not write the…… Continue reading Recommended Reads: The Janus Affair: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel

Recommended Reads: Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel

Note: I purchased and reviewed this book out of personal interest. I received no requests or compensation for my opinion. Here is a book I happened upon, read a few pages, then bought and thoroughly enjoyed. This is the first steampunk novel I’ve ever read, so I’m not sure how it compares in its field,…… Continue reading Recommended Reads: Phoenix Rising: A Ministry of Peculiar Occurrences Novel