author crush, books, brush with fame, fangirl, YAL

An Afternoon with Jay Asher

People who know me on a surface level are always surprised to hear me say that I’m an introvert. But I am (I’ve just become adept at hiding it. Thanks, theatre!), and because of that, I’m not a fan of going to events without knowing that a friend will also be there. I have no… Continue reading An Afternoon with Jay Asher

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Reading Roundup: What I Read in May

I somehow plowed through four books this month. While a few sleepless nights didn't hurt the cause,  May was full of page-turning winners! My top two reads are as follows: The Dollhouse By far the best book I've read thus far this year is The Dollhouse by Fiona Davis, the one title that was not… Continue reading Reading Roundup: What I Read in May

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This Week in Books: My first five-star read of 2017

I never intended for this blog to be solely about books, but reading is pretty much all I've been doing outside of work and mommying. Cold, wet weather and time changes will do that. Then: Have you ever read a book that you liked soooo much you simultaneously wanted to see how it ends but… Continue reading This Week in Books: My first five-star read of 2017

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The year of momentum

I'm a planner. By the time eighth grade rolled around, I already had my entire high school course load mapped out. My senior year in high school barely began, and I knew every class I was going to take for my college major and which clubs I was going to partake in. My dad would… Continue reading The year of momentum