Reading Paused: The Black Mage Series

Yes. You read that right. First Year is now on pause. Call me a coward or whatever but I need to see how this story is going to play out before I invest my time and energy into it. Eighty-five pages in and my intuition is kicking into high gear, tell me “are you sure you want […]

Reading: First Year (The Black Mage #1) by Rachel E. Carter

Reading: First Year (The Black Mage #1) by Rachel E. Carter

Genres: fantasy, young adult Finally giving this one a fair shot. After borrowing this book from the library more than once (three times to be exact, this will be the fourth time I checked out this book), I am finally sitting down with this one. I probably should have given up after the second time […]

Reading: Treasury of Morse Mythology

Reading: Treasury of Morse Mythology

Treasury of Norse Mythology: Stories of Intrigue, Trickery, Love, and Revenge by Donna Jo Napoli, Christina Balit Published by National Geographic Children’s Books on September 22nd 2015 Genres: folklore, myths, non-fiction Pages: 192 Goodreads Classic stories and dazzling illustrations of gods, goddesses, heroes and monsters come to life in a stunning tableau of Norse myths, […]

Reading: The Art of Conversation

  “[…] conversation–it’s the basic building block of our connection with each other.” The Art of Conversation Judy Apps When this book first crossed my path it was to hand it to someone else. I remember it because I didn’t give any thought until the title caught my eye. Conversation. I love good conversations. Not […]

Reading: The Little Prince

Reading: The Little Prince

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Richard Howard, Dom Marcos Barbosa, Melina Karakosta on June 29th 2000 Genres: children’s, classics Pages: 93 Goodreads Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm it tells the story of a little boy who leaves […]

Book Review: Many a Twist (County Cork #6)

Book Review: Many a Twist (County Cork #6)

Many a Twist (County Cork #6) by Sheila Connolly on January 9, 2018 Genres: contemporary, mystery Pages: 320 Goodreads The 411 Junkie Rundown We know that Cork County is the best place to live in Maura’s world so I’m skipping that. But there’s a new hotel developer in town and he’s looking to set up […]