TAG: Reading Habits

Chewing fingernails. Repeating a favorite word. Using bookmarks over dog ears. Habits. Everyone has them. Readers differ nonetheless. Sometimes our habits bring us joys. Some are a bit deranged (Dog Ears? Really?). Yet, they add to our love of reading like a warm cup of coffee (Tea in my case). I saw the Reading Habits […]

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Back to School

6:00 a.m. Alarm blares back to work life begins the classroom kind teens flutter to their desks asking questions with answers written in unread syllabi cold coffee awaits a chug to the next five minutes between my next class and restroom relief lunch cold no salad just tuna quick room refresh no scent is it […]

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#FridayReads

Hello, Fellow Bookworms! It’s that time again. A new weekend. The end of a tiring week. Or, maybe the end of a great week. Let’s be optimistic, am I right? Back to work. Back to school. Back to whatever joy makes you awake and get on with the day. As a bookworm, I’m nosy about […]

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Mind the Booket List, Part I

What’s on your booket list? C’mon, most readers and writers cultivate one. What’s a booket list, you ask? Think bucket list. Experiences one must own before they die, perish, or leave the Earth. A booket list, according to Urban Dictionary, contains books, or for those desiring expansion like me, literary experiences one wishes to check before they […]

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TAG: MY WIP IN GIFS

– Thank the person who tagged you. No tagged me, but why not partake? But, I did get this from Melanie @MelanieLovesFiction.com (Thank you!) – Credit the creator of this tag and link back to this post so she can find out all about your WIPs! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! – Try to limit the number of gifs you […]

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#FridayReads

Happy Friday! Class lists (5 classes!). Schedules. Meetings. It’s that time again. Work. Work. Work. Cue Rihanna. Back to school and back to work. Even though my summer’s basically over, my reading list still grows. As I mentioned before, I may not read as much as I have earlier in the year and over the […]

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Hue’s Mini-Review: Her Pretty Face

While a good read, and thrilling in some parts, the story’s predictable. If you couldn’t figure out who’s who in the first third, may I suggest more thrillers in your life? Pros 1. I enjoyed the multiple povs. Though, one particular character threw me for a loop, which added some appreciated unpredictability. 2. One character’s […]

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#FridayReads

Happy Friday to All! Another week down. More books to read and stories to write. Now I wouldn’t call myself in the midst of a slump since I finished two books this week and I’m reading one. However, I find myself distracted by a channel serving 24/7 Tales from the Crypt, which hinders my reading […]

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Hue’s Reviews: Memphis, Martin, and The Mountaintop by Alice Faye Duncan

Dreamers never quit. Watercolor paintings and free verse support a child’s recollection of an oft-forgotten portion of history: The 1968 Sanitation Workers’ Strike in Memphis, Tennessee. Little Lorraine Jackson witnesses her parents, including her father, a garbage worker, fight for a freedom that’s never free, while gaining hope and peaceful support from Dr. Martin Luther […]

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Where…

Where did everyone go? Their silence deafens a soulless abyss inviting me to plunge farther than desired Where did everyone speak? Their tongues wagged before now lay dormant with conjunctures narrowly dismissed Where did everyone unpack their troubles laying them by my feet to mop and sweep for I’ve become the purveyor of troubles not […]

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The Hardest Game of ‘Would You Rather’ for Book Nerds

Thanks to Buzzfeed and Kristen kristenkravesbooks.com, I’m taking a half an hour break and taking the challenge! Let’s see if I break. 1. Would you rather have a friend who loses your books, or one who dog-ears them? I do not lend books. If I give a book, it’s a gift. Books cost a lot and the thought […]

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#FridayReads

Happy Friday, Everyone! Another week’s passed. More books conquered. Hungry bibliophiles seek books to feed their ravings, especially as they – me – beat this incredulous heat. The days grow hotter with proper abandon. Ugh! I feel sticky writing this!! But, with each passing Friday, I know my time’s ticking as I will return to my […]

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July Reading Wrap!

Hello! Hello! Hello! New month. New TBR. Yet, I cannot forget the lovely TBR I enjoyed in July. Summer’s a touchy topic when it comes to reading for me. I tend to slump often because of the heat, outside activities, my children’s daily presence at home, instead of school, and other summery moments snatching attention. […]

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Songs of Porcelain: “Delicious Surprise”

Hello, Everyone! Every Monday, for a while, I will highlight songs that inspire my work in progress (WIP), Porcelain. I believe that music and writing connect, and when one’s writing a fictional world, realistically one cannot deny music’s place. When I write, I listen to music. Not everyone can listen to music as they type […]

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#FridayReads

Happy Friday, Everyone! Another week’s passed. More books conquered. Hungry bibliophiles seek books to feed their ravings, especially as they – me – beat this incredulous heat. My section of L.A. (the Valley) has been in the 100s. Yesterday was 107! Stay frosty, kids! What is on your #FridayReads list? This week’s entry promises to yank […]

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JESU

Just say the word and I’ll travel with you wherever you go Through mountains and valleys city streets and rural pastures. You are my muse unlike any other My knight when the castle’s too dark and Merlin begs for my soul No demonic power stands to win as you protect me from my self-inflicted demise. […]

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Songs of Porcelain: “Hurt”

Hello, Everyone! Every Monday, for a while, I will highlight songs that inspire my work in progress (WIP), Porcelain. I believe that music and writing connect, and when one’s writing a fictional world, realistically one cannot deny music’s place. When I write, I listen to music. Not everyone can listen to music as they type […]

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