“I never knew what hunger meant before. I used to think hunger was that ache you got when you missed breakfast because you were running late to work. A stress relief one succumbed to when having a bad day. Or maybe that sudden craving for mac and cheese after waking up at ungodly hours of … Continue reading
As I mentioned in this post, I recently acquired this book. The beginning was captivating with this as the opening lines: “My mother’s a prostitute. Not the filthy, street walking kind. She’s actually quite pretty, fairly well spoken, and has lovely clothes. But she sleeps with men for money or gifts, and according to … Continue reading
I buy books almost every week.
And given that I work at Barnes & Noble, it’s easy to talk myself into it! Here’s more or less how that conversation with self usually goes… Continue reading
If you’ve never heard of author Rainbow Rowell, you are missing out. But if you’ve never even heard of her book, Eleanor & Park, you have not lived! Alright. Maybe that was a bit melodramatic. But Rowell’s writing is so exquisite that it’s one of the few YA novels I can heartily recommend to ANYONE. … Continue reading
Yours truly has been nominated for the Inspiring Blog Award by the Ariel Suarez Interior Design blog! The rules are apparently to state 7 fantastical facts about yourself. But I already did that in this post. And now I shall proceed to list the blogs I’d like to nominate: The Dainty Doll’s … Continue reading
Well, that might be a wee bit egotistical. Maybe. But in any case, I hosted a short “7 Fantastical Facts About Me” on my other blog, Parasol Dreams, and thought it might be fun to share it on here too for my other readers. 😉 I always love getting to know random, little known facts … Continue reading
Here are some of the latest books I’ve been coveting. 😀 Only had time to post about three of them, but a short post is better than none ! When Louisiana Rory Deveaux arrives in London, it’s the start of a new life at a London boarding school. But for many, this will be … Continue reading