The Last Romantics by Tara Conklin

Rating: 5/5 Synopsis When the renowned poet Fiona Skinner is asked about the inspiration behind her iconic work, The Love Poem, she tells her audience a story about her family and a betrayal that reverberates through time. It begins in a big yellow house with a funeral, an iron poker, and a brief variation forever known […]

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My Bookish Wish List

*Wow, I just got done typing this and I didn’t realize it was going to end up being this long. Kind of ridiculous on my part. I do think I have some pretty good stuff on this list, though, so feel free to skim the post. Apologies for no photos to break things up a […]

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My Favorite Christmas Memory

Don’t you all just love this time of the year? I know I do.  Okay, so for some reason I thought it would be a fun idea to write about a favorite Christmas memory of mine. However, I guess when I came up with this idea I thought I’d be able to come up with […]

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We Made Gingerbread Houses!

Ah, the art of making a horrible gingerbread house. Does anyone else enjoy this, or is it just me? We got our gingerbread house kits at Walmart, but there are so many options there I’m not going to attempt to link them or anything. Plus, not everyone uses Walmart anyway. So whatever, right? The point […]

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My Most Embarrassing Christmas Memory

Ugh, I’m DREADING this post a little bit because it’s so embarrassing. Okay, so when I was in 5th grade I got a laptop for Christmas. Well, my sister and I both got a laptop for Christmas to share. It was the coolest thing ever. I still consider it one of the coolest gifts I’ve […]

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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Rating: 5/5 Synopsis Sixteen-year-old and not-so-openly gay Simon Spier prefers to save his drama for the school musical. But when an email falls into the wrong hands, his secret is at risk of being thrust into the spotlight. Now change-averse Simon has to find a way to step out of his comfort zone before he’s […]

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