What the World Would be like if NaNoWriMo Didn’t Exist

Bookish (and not so Bookish) Thoughts, hosted by Bookishly Boisterous, is a chance for book bloggers to dabble in areas besides books (but those are welcome too). This month I plan on talking about my month of NaNoWriMo or what it’s like to write a book in 30 days. I am bringing you another portent.com… Continue reading What the World Would be like if NaNoWriMo Didn’t Exist

How NaNoWriMo Writers are as Cute as Kittens

Bookish (and not so Bookish) Thoughts, hosted by Bookishly Boisterous, is a chance for book bloggers to dabble in areas besides books (but those are welcome too). This month I plan on talking about my month of NaNoWriMo or what it’s like to write a book in 30 days. Thanks to Mae Clair and her… Continue reading How NaNoWriMo Writers are as Cute as Kittens

Bookish (and not so bookish) Thoughts | NaNoWriMo

Bookish (and not so Bookish) Thoughts, hosted by Bookishly Boisterous, is a chance for book bloggers to dabble in areas besides books (but those are welcome too). This month I plan on talking about my month of NaNoWriMo or what it’s like to write a book in 30 days. First Week of NaNoWriMo I’m a… Continue reading Bookish (and not so bookish) Thoughts | NaNoWriMo

What’s Coming Up in November

I’m so excited for November! I will be bringing you reviews on 4 wonderful novels (all 5 stars, I’m certain). Hopefully, my reviews will have you running to the bookstore or library, so you can enjoy them too! Then, you can come back and tell me what you think 🙂 It’s my 1 year anniversary,… Continue reading What’s Coming Up in November

Book Chat with Best-selling Author, Charles Frazier

On April 28, 2019, in an austere gallery in Davidson College's most central building, international best-selling author Charles Frazier joined a group of Davidson, NC citizens for a chat about his latest book, Varina – a poignant fictional account of the life of Varina Davis, wife of Jefferson Davis. It was an honor to get… Continue reading Book Chat with Best-selling Author, Charles Frazier

Top 5 Anticipated Novels Released in May

These are some of the books I’m looking forward to next month. Happy reading! 1. The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich May 7, 2019 * 320 pages * G.P. Putnam's Sons First Impressions: Full of Evanovich's iconic situational comedy, this new novel featuring Fox & O'Hare is going to be one more laugh-out-loud story by… Continue reading Top 5 Anticipated Novels Released in May

The Top 5 Anticipated Novels coming out in April

Always on the lookout for new reads, the following five novels are my most anticipated new releases this month (April 2019): The Scribbly Man (Book 1 of 4 in the A Children of D'Hara Novella Series) - April 4 2019  A Spy is Born by Emily Kimelman - April 4, 2019 Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline -… Continue reading The Top 5 Anticipated Novels coming out in April

Article | The Mystique of the Romani

Gypsy fascination demystified Dear reader, I debated whether this should be a book review or an article. I will leave that up to you. BackgroundEver since I can remember, I have been intrigued by gypsies. I don't know if it started with my Grandfather's tales of Gypsy Rose Lee (not truly Romani) who visited his… Continue reading Article | The Mystique of the Romani

Books coming out in February: New and noteworthy mystery and fantasy novels

Stand alone novels or first in a series: 2/5/19 The Ruin of KingsA Chorus of Dragons #1 by Jenn Lyons Fantasy/ SF Black Leopard Red WolfDark Star trilogy #1 by Marlon James fantasy/ SF I Owe You Oneby Sophie Kinsella fiction The Lost Manby Jane Harper mystery The Silent Patientby Alex Michaelides debut novel mystery… Continue reading Books coming out in February: New and noteworthy mystery and fantasy novels