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Product Review & Giveaway: Beam N Read
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Product Review & Giveaway: Beam N Read

I’m not going to lie – when I first saw the Beam N Read light I instantly thought of my grandmother, who was always needing more light to do her quilting. When I realized it could also be used for reading (as well as camping, knitting, navigating, etc.), I was thrilled. My […]

Weekly News Roundup: Spats, Deaths, and the Military
Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup: Spats, Deaths, and the Military

Politics The White House is listening! The public wants to be able to do more online, so the White House will be revamping several government websites in an effort to make them more user-friendly. Read more. The press has, once again, jumped on a story about a riff between Hillary Clinton and […]

‘Secret Rooms’ is an Exposé of the Wealthy (Book Review)
Book Reviews / Fiction

‘Secret Rooms’ is an Exposé of the Wealthy (Book Review)

Source: Library In 1940, John the 9th Duke of Rutland, locked himself in the servants quarters of his 356-room castle with his papers and journals and refused to leave, jeopardizing his health and ultimately leading to his death. What he did in these rooms, known as the Muniments Rooms, was a mystery until […]

Announcement: 30 Authors in 30 Days
#30 Authors / Author Events / TBW News

Announcement: 30 Authors in 30 Days

Stay in the loop by joining the 30 Authors in 30 Days event on Facebook! A few months ago, author Jenny Milchman approached me about putting together an event that would connect authors and bloggers. I thought it was a great idea, which is why I’m thrilled to announce my upcoming […]

Shark Week: Fact or Fiction?
Book Wheel Originals / Discussions

Shark Week: Fact or Fiction?

Today marks the beginning of Shark Week on Discovery Channel, a week-long event that will surely dominate the airwaves and Twittersphere. Growing up, I always loved Shark Week because it was interesting, entertaining, and educational. While these may still be accurate descriptors of certain aspects of Shark Week, it has, in […]

Weekly News Roundup: Lawsuits, Earthquakes, and Ebola
Weekly News Roundup

Weekly News Roundup: Lawsuits, Earthquakes, and Ebola

  The weekly news roundup is back! After a brief hiatus while I tried to figure out how balance the roundup with future career prospects, I’ve decided to bring it back with less personal commentary. Please leave your own thoughts, though!  World Starting yesterday, Israel and Hamas agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire, but […]

Celeste Ng’s Portrait of Hope and Regret (Book Review)
Book Reviews / Fiction

Celeste Ng’s Portrait of Hope and Regret (Book Review)

Source: Penguin Press HC via Edelweiss One of three children born to interracial parents, Lydia was clearly the favorite. She was obedient, disciplined, talented, and never caused her parents to worry. When she goes missing and is subsequently found dead, it goes without saying that her parents were truly shocked. It is upon her disappearance […]

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (Book Review)
Book Reviews / Classics Club / Fiction / Mystery/Thriller

The Turn of the Screw by Henry James (Book Review)

Last week was gloomy and rainy, so I was in the mood for a good, short ghost story. I’m a big wuss when it comes to this genre, but Rory at Fourth Street Review assured me that, as far as horror goes, this one isn’t so bad. She’s right, although […]

Book Review: Reverb by J. Cafesin
Book Reviews / Fiction / Mystery/Thriller

Book Review: Reverb by J. Cafesin

Source: Author J. Cafesin James Whren seems to have it all. He’s rich, talented, classically handsome, and is one of the most sought after musicians in the industry. Despite his popularity, the nature of the music industry resulted in his one-year disappearance being largely overlooked and it is upon his return that […]