On Monday, I was trying to write a Facebook status, but it turned into something that was way too long to post on Facebook, so I'm going to share it here because I need to say it all. It's not exactly a short story, but on the other hand, it is about a story that … Continue reading Birthdays are the worst
Long time readers of this blog, I'm sure, have been thinking "I wonder what happened to Deanna's friend Jen? She talked about her so much the first month of blogging and then hasn't mentioned her since. Did Jen finally get tired of Deanna constantly talking about Hamilton?" The answer to that is "probably" but it … Continue reading Gratitude Journals
Top 5 Wednesday is currently being hosted by Sam at ThoughtsOnTomes. If you want to learn more about the group or are considering joining in, check out the Goodreads group. Each week has a different topic, and you just post five books that fit that topic. This week's topic is our favorite non-main characters. Those … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday- Favorite Side Characters.
The Details Publisher: Harper for Teens Published: September 6, 2011 Genres: YA, contemporary, Romance, Realistic fiction My Rating: 4.25 Starts GoodRead Blurb Anyone who’s had something truly crappy happen to them will tell you: It’s all about Before and After. What I’m talking about here is the ka-pow, shake-you-to-your-core-and-turn-your-bones-to-plastic kind of crappy. Sixteen-year-old Laurel’s … Continue reading Review: The Beginning of After by Jennifer Castle
CAUTION: this blog post contains spoilers to the 2 part Supernatural season Finale so if you haven't watched it, don't read this. Because I will spoil it. Welcome to Fierce Fangirl Friday! Fierce Fangirl Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Jackie over at toomuchofabooknerd where you have the opportunity to do some healthy fangirling on your … Continue reading Fierce Fangirl Friday: I have been emotionally compromised
There is nothing wrong with a good formula. I read an article a while ago that said something to the effect of "There are only seven stories, and we've been reading and watching them over and over for hundreds of years." (There are also, like, 5 characters types which are the 5 personalities in detention … Continue reading Formulas in Storytelling
Top 5 Wednesday is currently being hosted by Sam at ThoughtsOnTomes. If you want to learn more about the group or are considering joining in, check out the Goodreads group. Each week has a different topic, and you just post five books that fit that topic. This week's topic is a look ahead to the … Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday- Summer reads