IWSG: Camp NaNoWriMo and Setting Smaller Goals

It’s the first Wednesday of the month and that means it’s time for a new Insecure Writer’s Support Group update. If you’d like to join IWSG and visit the awesome writers in the group, be sure to sign up at the Insecure Writer’s Support Group website. July Camp NaNoWriMo June was a tough and busy month […]

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Review: The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall

Title: The Wolf Border Author: Sarah Hall Genre: Literary Fiction Publisher: Harper Colins Release Date: June 9, 2015 Format: Paperback Pages: 448 Source: TLC Book Tours Rating: Synopsis: The award-winning author of The Electric Michelangelo returns with her first novel in nearly six years, a literary masterpiece about the reintroduction of wild wolves into the […]

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IWSG: Reflections and Failures

I can’t believe April is finally over. I’ve been busy, busy, busy and now finals are starting up at college! And guess what today is? It’s the first Wednesday of the month so that means it’s time for a new Insecure Writer’s Support Group update. For today’s post, I’m sharing some good and bad news. […]

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Reflecting on the April A to Z Challenge 2015

A Big Thank You! Woohoo! I actually finished the A to Z Challenge on time this year. Last year I had some trouble and ended posting late but this April was an actual success. Well, mostly. I was super busy this month with classes, blog posting, and trying to keep my life together. But I […]

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Z is for France’s Bibliothèque Mazarine

Ok, so I’ve had to play around with a lot of the letters towards the end of the A to Z Challenge. I admit it. There just aren’t that many libraries, cities, states, or countries that begin with the letters X, Y, and especially Z. In fact, I’m pretty sure there are next to none. […]

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Y is for the New York Public Library

Today we’re visiting one of the most iconic libraries in the world. The New York Public Library in New York, New York is truly magnificent. And I’m sure many of us are familiar with the pair of lion statues that guard the library’s entrance. The lions are called Patience and Fortitude and they’ve been on […]

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X is for Mexico’s Unam Central Library

How cool. I get to share another library that I missed in last year’s A to Z Challenge. The Unam Central Library in Mexico City, known as the UNAM Biblioteca Central, is the main library for the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM). This gorgeous library is also a World Heritage site and was established […]

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Wash Me Away by Wendy Owens – New Release

The new young adult contemporary romance Wash Me Away by Wendy Owens is now available. This book follows the story of Addy Buckley, her family’s dark past, and her new life at boarding school. You can grab a copy of the book on Amazon, iBooks, and B&N. About Wash Me Away Monsters have a way […]

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W is for the Wiblingen Monastery Library

Welcome back to the last week of the A to Z Challenge. There are still three letters to go before the challenge ends, so let’s get to today’s featured library. The Wiblingen Monastery Library in Ulm, Germany looks more like a palace than a center for books. This monastery was founded in 1093 and then […]

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V is for the Vennesla Library and Culture House

Today’s post features another one of my favorite libraries from around the world. The Vennesla Library and Culture House in Norway is gorgeously modern inside and out. Completed in 2011, this library serves as a book haven, a learning center, and a house of culture. Don’t you just love this library’s space-aged interior and all […]

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