Originally posted 2016-09-30 12:00:26. Opening my eyes, I’m momentarily disoriented as sight and sound return to me. Water swirls around my boots as lights flicker overhead. I smell blood on the air. Jeremy’s voice echoes in my head “You will be hunted.” Fucking Demons. The last time my pack walked into a demon’s trap, we…

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Originally posted 2016-09-16 08:00:02. Who decides if something is sacred? Am I really to believe a bunch of old guys sitting around in Rome got to decide what millions of people now believe, and that their initial beliefs survived more old guys modifying the word to make it fit society? Who am I to say…

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Originally posted 2016-08-29 08:00:23. Today’s theme for Books and Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge is Water Book cover…. Ok, so this may not make everyone think of water- but it does for me. This book was fascinating. If you haven’t read it yet, I highly suggest picking it up! First of all, it takes place in…

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Originally posted 2016-08-28 12:00:34. Hello everyone, as we finish out August, and Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge, the theme today is colors. What better way to celebrate colors than with science? “The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe” by Theodore Gray is a beautiful book, great for any coffee…

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Originally posted 2016-08-25 08:00:13. So for today’s Books and Cupcake’s Photo Book Challenge, the theme was “you reading.” I’ve been reading a few books off and on all year. Tina Fey’s Autobiography “Bossypants” is one of those books for me. I’ve really enjoyed reading her story. In addition to the appeal of hilarious stories, wit,…

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Originally posted 2016-08-24 17:00:17. How does one define a good author? Does their writing style stand out? Do they craft stories that pull you into their world so much that you want to live there? (or at least visit…unless you truly WANT to live in Westeros) Did they write a perfect character that embodies everything…

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Originally posted 2016-08-21 12:00:36. As we near the end of August and Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge, the theme is “Longest Book”. For this, I chose a classic, Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. Not the Broadway musical, the book. This is a long one. My sister read it over her kindle to watch the percentage complete…

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Originally posted 2016-08-19 12:00:18. A lone craft glided out on the dark lake in the morning fog. A rowboat leaving lazy ripples in its wake. As the ghosts of mist danced on the water, reaching to ascend into the sky, a lone girl pulled the oars. Stroke. Stroke. Drift. The fog made way, allowing her passage into…

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Originally posted 2016-08-15 08:00:21. As we reach the halfway point of Books and Cupcake’s Photo Book Challenge and I saw the topic of “Bookstore” I decided that I had to recognize a few of my favorites, but then thought: Wait, what about important bookstores in novels? For example, Harry Potter universe!  Two that stood out to me…

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Originally posted 2016-08-08 08:00:35. Welcome to day 8 of Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge! Today’s theme is “Most Re-Read Book.” For this- I chose The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas.  I own the unabridged version and it is easily my favorite classic. The first time I read this book, it was in…

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Originally posted 2016-08-07 12:00:28. Welcome to day 6 (oops! this was supposed to release on the 6th, but there was a missed operation and it didn’t happen!) of Books & Cupcakes Book Photo Challenge! Today’s theme is “Favorite Cover” I chose a book that I not only really enjoy flipping through, but has given me…

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Originally posted 2016-08-04 08:00:44. Anyone who knows me knows my love for Charles De Lint, but this one I chose for Books and Cupcakes  Day 4: Bookmarker! Why? I have a bookmark with this book’s title and an image on it. Unlike many of De Lint’s works, this one is more appropriate for kids (late elementary…

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Originally posted 2016-07-29 18:28:12. It’s not everyday you meet your soul mate. But on that fated day, there are supposed to be hearts in the air and birds singing. It’s supposed to be the best and most amazing day of your life… if you’re perceptive enough to recognize it… and then what? How long does…

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Originally posted 2016-07-01 12:00:29. ~ The Independent Woman ~   I am an independent woman, I don’t need you to hold the door! I am an independent woman, I don’t need you to open the jar! I am an independent woman, I don’t need your help to move! I am an independent woman, I don’t…

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