• How to Write a Simple Book Review

    I previously wrote a post about writing a detailed book review but sometimes you just don’t have the time. Or it’s a book you didn’t love or hate. 2-4 star books. This option won’t take as much time but will still give your readers all the information they could need. It’s also an option if you want to include more than one review in a post (a monthly wrap up). Picture Include a picture of…

  • How to Write a Detailed Book Review

    Are you trying to figure out the best way to review a new book? Don’t worry. It can definitely be overwhelming. You don’t want to forget anything, but you also don’t want to rewrite the entire book. This is how I organize a book review. A Picture It may sound simple, but I’ve noticed a lot of reviewers forget to put a picture of the book in their review. I pick up a lot of…

  • Why I Struggle with DNF

    I absolutely love to read and there’s really only been a few books I’ve really disliked. It wasn’t until recently however, that I actually disliked a book enough to not finish it. I didn’t realize how much I would struggle to stop reading a book. I’ve heard of people who have their DNF (Did Not Finish) list and it’s pretty long. I couldn’t believe there was a book out there I would dislike that much.…

  • 5 Reasons to Keep Reading

    I absolutely love to read! I mean it should be obvious since any of the posts I had in August were book reviews and this post about my summer wrap up and the 30 books I read. So when I hear people say, “oh I don’t like to read” or “I’ve never found a book I like” it makes me so sad. And I started thinking, “well why do I like to read so much?”…

  • Summer Challenges

    Well this weekend unofficially marked the beginning of summer here in Milwaukee. The husband and I went for a 8 mile walk yesterday and I think I saw more people out yesterday than I did all winter. But more on that in a different post. I saw Annemieke’s @ A Dance with Books post on her summer challenges and I really liked the idea of putting all my goals for the summer in writing. Especially…

  • Tag Tuesday!

    Thank you Dani @ Perspective of a Writer for the tagging me in these! You definitely need to go check out her blog! Really! Go! I had a lot of fun answering the questions. I hope you guys enjoy the answers 🙂 Rules: Mention the creators: The Cramm of the Cramm Awards. And Anita from Discovering Your Happiness, of the This or That Tag. Thank and link back to the person who nominated you so they…

  • I Heart Characters: Week 4!

    “I Heart Characters! is a weekly meme hosted by Dani @ Perspective of a Writer to showcase our book blogger love for characters! Each week she’ll supply a topic and you’ll supply the character. Post on whatever day suits you, about characters from whatever media you love (books, movies, K-dramas, television, manga, anime, webtoons, whatever!) and link up on Thursday so YOU and others can blog hop and share the character love. ♡” This week’s I Heart Characters…

  • Top 5 Wednesday: SFF on Your TBR

    Sam over at ThoughtsOnTomes is the host of Top 5 Wednesday. She’s a little busy this month, you know with graduate school and all, so we are able to choose our topics this month. Like I said last week, there are so many topics I want to write about! This topic was from April 5th, 2017. The topic for this weeks Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Science Fiction & Fantasy on Your TBR This topic was…

  • Book Review: The Opposite of Here by Tara Altebrando

    Name: The Opposite of Here by Tara Altebrando Date Published: Expected June 5th 2018 Genre: Ya Thriller Goodreads Rating: 3.48/5 Stars How I acquired it: I received a E-ARC from NetGalley and Bloomsbury YA in exchange for an honest review. Goodreads Summary             Natalie’s parents are taking her and three best friends on a week-long cruise for her birthday—a sail-a-bration! Sigh. It’s also only been months since her boyfriend died in a tragic accident, and…

  • Top 5 Wednesday!

    This Month, we are able to pick past topics to write about because Sam has quite a bit going on with graduate school. My only problem with this… There are SOOOO MANY topics I want to write about! How will I ever choose?! This week I decided to pick the topic from March 21st, 2018. Which, is actually the topic from the Wednesday before I started my blog. The topic for this weeks Top 5…