Hi all, Time for another writing update by yours truly! I've been trying to write regularly over the course of my month-long winter break from college, and it's proven more difficult than I had anticipated. There's a lot of going back-and-forth from my college town/current permanent abode, and my hometown, which makes keeping a daily … Continue reading Writing Update #3: Some Anxiety Poems!
Published: Simon & Schuster, 2012 Genre: Young adult, contemporary, LGBTQIA, romance My rating: 4/5 Description: “Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as … Continue reading Review: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe – Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Hi all! It’s finally 2017! I hope you all had a good time ringing in the new year, whether you stayed in and binge-watched TV or went out to party. I stayed in with my family and was able to celebrate with my mom, aunt, and grandma. It was pretty relaxing, and I’m excited to … Continue reading Life Update & Top 5 Reads of 2016
Hi all, I hope you're having a wonderful holiday season if you celebrate. I'll be camped out at my aunt's house until the new year, but I'm really looking forward to heading back to my apartment were I have my own space. Anyway, I originally had typed up some of my main 2017 goals, and … Continue reading Favorite Moments of 2016
Published: Knopf, 2016 Genre: Young adult, sci-fi, dystopian My rating: 5/5 stars Description: “The sci-fi saga that began with the breakout bestseller Illuminae continues on board the Jump Station Heimdall, where two new characters will confront the next wave of the BeiTech assault. Moving to a space station at the edge of the galaxy was always … Continue reading Review: Gemina (The Illuminae Files #2) – Jay Kristoff & Amie Kaufman
Hi all, My fall semester is wrapping up, and I'll be free to read as I please until the end of January. I thought as my finals are coming to an end and I'm planning what I want to read over break, now is the best time to post my main winter 2016 to-be-read books. … Continue reading Winter 2016 TBR
Wrap-Up This fall has been quite a stressful one for me. This semester was particularly busy, causing me to miss a whole month worth of posts, which I was disappointed about. (Sorry, October!) Trying to stay away from my harmful family is difficult to balance with spending time with my newly diagnosed grandmother, work, and … Continue reading Fall 2016 Wrap-up & Favorites