Well, it's been a hell of a year, hasn't it?2017 did not start off happy or calm for me. 2017 was a year long exercise in seeing how much outside events can seriously mess with your head and make one feel instantly drained in a creative sense. I'm referring to the political climate in this … Continue reading 2017: A Year In Blog
So, what did I read this year?From Goodreads:Out of the 35 books I read this year, 25 were fiction, 1 was poetry, 9 were nonfiction. (In 2016, I read 18 nonfiction books. Then again, my reading goal was higher by 9 books in 2016).Of the 9 nonfiction:-1 was a travel guide-1 was a memoir-2 were about … Continue reading 2017 reading challenge: the stats
Yay! I hit my 35 book goal for 2017 today, so here are the final five.I'll post later this week on my reading challenge stats, so stay tuned :-)31. Winter's Siren by Krystal Jane Ruin. Fiction/Fantasy/Young Adult/Retelling. 5 stars.32. Romancing the Beat: Story Structure for Romance Novels by Gwen Hayes. Nonfiction/Writing/Storytelling/Romance. 5 stars.33. A Hope … Continue reading Goodreads Reading Challenge: Done!
Everyone who has read this blog for any length of time knows that I am a hardcore Downton Abbey fan. So when I heard that there was a Downton Abbey limited time exhibition going on at 218 W. 57th Street in Midtown Manhattan, I bought tickets and dragged my mother and a friend to the … Continue reading The Downton Abbey Exhibition