Adventures with Alexa at Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar

Yesterday, while in Asheville, North Carolina, I visited Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar with a friend. The ambiance of this unique destination was out of this world, or at least not what I had anticipated. It almost felt like we had stepped right into an Agatha Christie novel. Well, without the murder and … Continue reading Adventures with Alexa at Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar

Concluding the 2022 Reading Year with Nine Books

With nine books, 2,642 pages, and thirteen different genres, I think it’s safe to say that I wrapped 2022 with an epic selection and reading month. Among the authors were Backman, Moshfegh, and Lucy Maud Montgomery; however, I think the book that was the biggest surprise to me was Babel by R.F. Kuang. Now let's … Continue reading Concluding the 2022 Reading Year with Nine Books

Let’s Play Catch Up: Here Are all the Books I’ve Read in August, September, and October

Hi bookish friends! I hope you are all doing well. I took a sabbatical over the past few months; however, I recently sat down and wrote out my thoughts on all the novels I read during August, September, and October, a total of nineteen stories. From classics to thrillers and even a few movie novelizations, … Continue reading Let’s Play Catch Up: Here Are all the Books I’ve Read in August, September, and October

My June Wrap Up 🏳️‍🌈

With June being Pride Month, I needed to read several LGBTQ-themed novels, which also happens to be my most-read genre this month. Three of the eight books I read during June were from the LGBTQ Genre. I also read 2,552 pages and novels from the Historical, Classics, and True Crime genres. I read a couple … Continue reading My June Wrap Up 🏳️‍🌈

Ranking Sally Rooney’s Collection of Books

  With the release of Hulu’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends, I decided it was time to sit down and reread the novel before watching the series. What transpired was a reread of Rooney’s collection of novels, which includes Normal People and Beautiful World Where Are You. It’s common knowledge at this point, if you’re a reader of Sally … Continue reading Ranking Sally Rooney’s Collection of Books

✨ THE MID YEAR BOOK FREAK OUT TAG ✨

  Hi bookish friends, it’s that time of year where we reflect on the books we’ve read as we approach the halfway point of 2022. Currently I have read 52 books, completing my Good Reads Challenge! So far I’ve read a few absolutely incredible books that have blown my mind and I look forward to … Continue reading ✨ THE MID YEAR BOOK FREAK OUT TAG ✨

The Vampire Diaries: Volume One, The Awakening 🧛🏻‍♂️🧛🏻‍♀️🧛🏻

  For eight seasons, The Vampire Diaries and the Elena, Stefan, Damon love triangle was a staple in my television programming. In full transparency, I didn’t give the show much thought when it first began to air, assuming it was Twilight for television. Little did I know the series was a far cry from the initial Twilight vibes it had given … Continue reading The Vampire Diaries: Volume One, The Awakening 🧛🏻‍♂️🧛🏻‍♀️🧛🏻

Brave by Rose McGowan

  “Being brave doesn't mean you are not scared, it just means you do the scary thing anyway.” ― Rose McGowan, Brave  Brave Written by Rose McGowan Published January 30th, 2018 This past week I spent time with Rosa Arianna McGowan reading, well really listening, to her audiobook for Brave while also pairing it with the physical … Continue reading Brave by Rose McGowan

The Classics Book Tag

Hi bookish friends! Only three months into the new year and I have already managed to read eight classics. What an incredible accomplishment. Mostly because they scare the crap out of me. I figured what better way to celebrate this small milestone than by completing The Classics Book Tag, which was originally created by It’s … Continue reading The Classics Book Tag

Twelve Books: My February 2022 Wrap Up

  How is February already over? I’m still trying to wrap my mind around it. It was full of traveling and reading all the momentously fun things. In total I read twelve books that crossed seventeen different genres, with a total of 4,297 pages. Not to mention, I do feel like I’m personally evolving as … Continue reading Twelve Books: My February 2022 Wrap Up