Source: Purchased If you haven’t heard of Happyland by J. Robert Lennon before, I won’t be surprised because the book’s road to publication was wrought with complications. Loosely based on the life of the Pleasant Rowland, founder of American Girls, the author struck a chord that scared the daylights out of […]
Introduction Welcome! Thank you for stopping by The Book Wheel’s mini-challenge for the Fall 2014 Bloggiesta, How to Make Anchor Links. I’m thrilled to be hosting for the third time! As a book blogger, I have a pretty extensive list of books that I have read and although there are some great […]Read more...
Source: Owned A few weeks ago, I asked my Facebook and Twitter friends to tell me what book to read next. My options were The Goldfinch, A Prayer for Owen Meany, and American Gods, but American Gods received an overwhelming number of recommendations when compared to the other two (I […]Read more...
Once again, I’d like to start out with a big round of applause for the readers, bloggers, and authors who have made #30Authors such a big success! As we head into Week 3, I hope your excitement continues and that you enter the giveaway, join the Facebook group, and follow along on Twitter! Below […]Read more...
National Panera Bread is asking gun owners to leave their guns at homes, joining corporate giants Target and Starbucks in an effort to create a safer environment for workers and patrons. Read more. Wendy Davis (D-TX), who rose to national fame when she filibustered an abortion bill in the Texas Senate […]Read more...
First off, THANK YOU! Week 1 of #30Authors was a huge success and I really appreciate the kind words, sharing, and support from readers, bloggers, and authors. As we head into Week 2, I hope your excitement continues and that you enter the giveaway, join the Facebook group, and follow […]
Source: TLC Book Tours If you’re looking for a heartwarming story that follows the intersecting lives of women, then look no further because Vintage by Susan Gloss is just the ticket. The story revolves around the lives of three very distinct women, including a vintage store owner, a pregnant teen, and […]
30 Authors in 30 Days is a first of its kind event aimed at connecting readers, bloggers, and authors. Hosted by yours truly, this month-long event takes place during September and features 30 authors discussing their favorite recent reads on 30 different blogs. There are also some great prizes provided […]
After months of planning, I’m thrilled to announce that #30Authors starts tomorrow! I am incredibly grateful to all of the authors and bloggers participating because they are doing so out of the goodness of their hearts and are not being compensated. Below is some information about the event, as well as […]
National Last week, I wrote extensively about what was happening in Ferguson, MO. Since then, tensions have eased and the National Guard has left, but the aftermath is reverberating around the country as many local police departments reevaluate their approach to black communities. The United States has also garnered attention […]
Source: Library It’s quite possible I’m one of the last people to read The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling, but it had such mixed reviews when it came out that I wanted to give it some time before picking it up. When it was first released, there were two main camps: those who loved […]
Today’s Weekly News Roundup will focus primarily on what is happening in Ferguson, MO. The situation is important and I have encountered a lot of people who aren’t fully aware of what is happening. I’m refraining from sharing my personal opinions, but I hope the information below from my personal news […]
Source: Audible In 2012, Elizabeth Warren burst onto the scene by winning a highly contested congressional race in Massachusetts. Her victory was part of the country’s most expensive race, as well as the race that saw Massachusetts’ highest voter turnout ever. Before this, however, Warren was quite active within the beltway as […]