Category: Personal

Body Image in Books

Okay, I need to discuss rant about something that’s really bothering me lately. It’s wonderful that there continues to be an increase of diversity in books, whether it’s ethnicity, sexuality, mental disorders, etc. I’m also extremely happy that body image is being tackled more often, especially in YA. We’re seeing more young woman who are […]

Posted April 23, 2017 by Christy in Discussion, Personal / 20 Comments
Update for Now: Not Much

Update for Now: Not Much

So. Yeah. It’s been a little while, eh? I haven’t been in the mood to blog, read, or interact with people in general. It’s taking a lot to force myself to even write this post. Just call me Ms. Antisocial. I’m trying, though! Kind of. As for reading, I’ve started numerous books, but almost immediately […]

Posted November 20, 2016 by Christy in Discussion, Personal / 40 Comments
Happy Halloween 2016!

Happy Halloween 2016!

October went by in such a fast blur! It feels like Halloween sneaked right up on me. Yeah, there was the corn maze, haunted attractions & stuff, but it still doesn’t feel like we should be at the end of October already. Anyway … Happy Halloween! Say hello to Mike, who is probably behind you […]

Posted October 31, 2016 by Christy in Discussion, Personal / 29 Comments
I Don’t Fake It

I Don’t Fake It

I’ve been doing this blogging thing for five years and Goodreads for eight, so I’ve noticed a few things. I know there are numerous discussions out there about negative reviews, but there’s something I’m genuinely curious about. I’ve witnessed this a lot more lately … There are people who give negative reviews of popular books […]

Posted July 24, 2016 by Christy in Discussion, Miscellaneous, Personal / 48 Comments
Midyear Top Reads 2016

Midyear Top Reads 2016

I always do a midyear post sharing my top reads, and there are already plenty to choose from this year. Hopefully the rest of the year brings even more awesome reads! There are actually a couple other books that should be on here, but I decided to leave them off for now. Okay, okay … […]

Posted July 3, 2016 by Christy in Miscellaneous, Personal / 31 Comments
Summer Lovin’ Update 2016

Summer Lovin’ Update 2016

Hey, hey, hey! So I’m back. Partially. I thought I’d just give an update about what’s going on around here – off & on the blog. First of all, thank you to all for the supportive comments and positive thoughts for my uncle. Good news is, he is much, much better and on the road […]

Posted June 19, 2016 by Christy in Miscellaneous, Personal / 36 Comments
And I’m Off …

And I’m Off …

I love the summer! In my mind, June 1st marks the official start of summer. We’ve already been in the triple digits here, so hello heat! I always take a break from the blog in the summer that usually coincides with going on vacation. This year I started the break a little early because a […]

Posted June 6, 2016 by Christy in Miscellaneous, Personal / 30 Comments