Weird Sunburns and New Tattoos: the Start of Summer 2017

I have undeniably been terrible in every way about updating this poor, neglected blog. Hey! Who knew college was actually really difficult and time consuming! I do, now. It’s even difficult to write about what I’ve been reading, because I honestly have not been reading as of late. My Goodreads account pleasantly informs me that I … Continue reading Weird Sunburns and New Tattoos: the Start of Summer 2017

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Bird by Bird // Review

Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott. Published 1995 by Anchor. 237 pages. Google “best books about writing” and Ann Lamott’s Bird by Bird is bound to be one of the first books to come up. It’s a slim book but it’s hardly a writing manual; rather, Bird by Bird is part writing guide, part meditation … Continue reading Bird by Bird // Review

Austen Almighty’s Year End Reading Wrap-Up

Another year, another reading wrap-up. In 2016 I read 28 books and it took me until the last minute to get it done-- I finished my last book, Colson Whithead's Underground Railroad about an hour before writing this. For the full list, feel free to head over to my Goodreads, where I track all of my … Continue reading Austen Almighty’s Year End Reading Wrap-Up

The Raven Cycle // Review

The Raven Cycle is a tricky series to categorize. On one hand the young adult series is low-fantasy, or perhaps it’s paranormal, or the cringe-inducing paranormal romance. Either way, it’s been an immensely popular series across pedestrian reviewers on book blogs and Youtube. The Raven Cycle was all the rage around the internet last spring … Continue reading The Raven Cycle // Review