As y'all likely have noticed, I'm pregnant. Like very pregnant...second half of the third trimester pregnant. Much of my reading lately has consisted of books about raising kids and general parenting. I've been perusing some of the classics (think What to Expect When You're Expecting), but I've found some less clinical, more philosophical reads, and … Continue reading Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies Inspired By How to Raise a Reader
Hello social distancers! Welcome to another installment of HP Saturday. As you may recall from my post on our COVID-19 experience, HP Saturday will now occur on the first Saturday of every month. Not a bad way to start a month, if you ask me. 🙂 As the pandemic continues to heavily influence our lives … Continue reading HP Saturday! Ft. Crumpets
We Unleash the Merciless Storm by Tehlor Kay Mejia is the action-packed sequel to We Set the Dark on Fire. While We Set the Dark on Fire made us fall in love with Carmen and Dani and set the stage for life in the dystopian world of Medio, this book really ramped up the drama … Continue reading Pineapple Empanadas Paired With We Unleash the Merciless Storm
The Night Country: A Hazel Wood Novel is the sequel to The Hazel Wood, both by Melissa Albert. (See my previous post on The Hazel Wood here!). I love the Hazel Wood books' dark take on the fairy tale world, and truly, both novels have provided some strong fantasy escapism. Even the cover is magical. … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Waffles & Homemade Coffee Ice Cream Paired with The Night Country
Hello again! I took a break from the blog for a bit to brainstorm and refocus its direction, but I'm ready to dive back in! Each month, I'll post a list of the books I aspire to read for that month, and I invite everyone to chime in with your own reading lists and add … Continue reading February 2020 TBR Linkup!