What to Read when the World Feels Scary

I’ve talked to a lot of people lately that have felt at odds with the world lately, that there is trauma we are all experiencing in different ways. Things we once felt like we were okay with, or things that we might have used to relax previously are not cutting it. Reading does not have to be one of them, but I would recommend doing a few things differently to maximize your enjoyment of reading in uncertain times.

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How to Review Books without a Blog

When many people think of starting book reviews, they get nervous thinking about all of the things they will need in order to set themselves up as ‘legitimate’ book reviewers. I’m here to tell you that the myth of legitimacy as it relates to book reviews, is more of a glass ceiling concept that you don’t have to pay attention to when you are starting out. So don’t!

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Always Reiding It's Monday, what are you Reading?

It’s Monday, What are you Reading?

This is a ‘meme’ hosted by the Book Date. And I’m partaking in it yet again. Yay!

I’m reading November 9th by Colleen Hoover and the 3rd in the Aurora Teagarden books by Charlane Harris.
What are you reading?

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I have been participating in a few book swaps recently, which has been a lot of fun. I get to shop for someone and they then send me something.
Special thanks go out to the person who sent me the book—@alana_bloom on Instagram.

Today I am sharing a book swap from Instagram. This had two books from my list, some of my favorite chocolates, and a really cool dot grid journal with stickers.

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Weekly Wednesday

Welcome! It’s Wednesday, and I want to share the things that I cannot stop thinking about this week!


April is Write_On challenge month, so I am writing and sending out mail nearly every weekday!

I love new books… That is all.

I’m using up supplies in different ways to brighten up my letters… I love the mix of this cool tape with one of my favorite La Papierre designs–what do you think?

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It’s Monday! What are You Reading?

It’s Monday, which means it is time again to hook up with the dedicated readers of the Book Date Blog and start talking about the kinds of things we’re all currently reading. First, I want to say that we saw Hamilton over the weekend, and it was marvellous!

More on that later, because it’s all about books today, right?

Right now I’m reading a few Murder She Wrote books,

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