QUOTE: Abraham Lincoln

"I walk slowly, but I never walk backward." ~ Abraham Lincoln Some words of wisdom from Honest Abe. I always find that this time of the year is crazy busy with events for the end of the school year and preparation for summer taking place. It's important to remember that any forward movement is better …

May Favorites: Age of Ultron, Brandon Flowers, and More!

Hi, everyone! I hope you've had a lovely month of May and that you've discovered some new favorites or continued on loving your old ones. This month was crazy busy for me- I feel like I say that every month, but this time I really mean it! Because of everything that went on this month I have …

Book Review: UGLY PEOPLE BEAUTIFUL HEARTS

*** I was sent a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. *** Author: Marlen Komar Number of Pages: 96 (Kindle edition) Release Date: March 11, 2015 Ugly People Beautiful Hearts is a poetry book with over 70 poems that explores loneliness, quiet sadness, bursts of happiness, and contentment over the fact that everything you …

Birds and the Big Dipper // The Beautiful Blogger Award

Recently my day was made when I was nominated by the lovely Kathy @ The Novelty of Life for the Beautiful Blogger Award. Thank you so much Kathy!! Please go check out her blog- it's wonderful and has such a cute design. There are only three rules with this award: Thank the blogger who nominated you. …

Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads for Different Scenarios

It's not quite summer yet, but that's no reason not to start thinking about those books that just scream SUN, SAND AND.... ICE CREAM? (Yes, most definitely that last one!) Everyone has their favorite type of book to read on the beach, but what if certain situations warrant certain books? Well, I've got you covered! …

QUOTE: David Levithan

"Maybe there is something you're afraid to say, or someone you're afraid to love, or somewhere you're afraid to go. It's gonna hurt. It's gonna hurt because it matters."  ~ page 197 of Hold Me Closer by David Levithan I think this quote (or a version of it) was originally published in Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green …

It’s Prom! Who Would You Take?

My high school senior prom is this weekend! I can't believe it's happening already, but it is. To get everyone into the spirit of prom season, I thought I'd share the top 5 guys from books that I'd bring to prom! Fred or George Weasley from Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling Kell from A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. …

Book Review: KITTY HAWK AND THE CURSE OF THE YUKON GOLD

Author: Iain Reading Number of Pages: 253 Release Date: 2012 Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold is the thrilling first installment in a new series of adventure mystery stories that are one part travel, one part history and five parts adventure. This first book of the Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency Series introduces Kitty Hawk, …

WWW Wednesdays: May 20th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Sam @ Taking on a World of Words that asks three questions: What are you currently reading??? Right now I'm a little ways into Sapient by Jerry Kaczmarowski, which I received a copy of in exchange for an honest review. It's a science fiction novel about animals who become more intelligent due to testing. …

Top Ten Tuesday: Signs It’s Almost Summer!

This week is an especially exciting edition of Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by The Broke and the Bookish) because the topic is a FREEBIE! Since I have the power to pick any topic I want, I've decided to go with something that will hopefully brighten up your day. When I was younger I always stood steadfastly …