Book Review: My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies #2)

About the Book: Title: My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows Genre: YA / Historical Fiction / Retelling Page Count: 452 (hardcover edition) Here’s the blurb from goodreads.com: “You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. … Continue reading Book Review: My Plain Jane (The Lady Janies #2)

10 Favorite Summer Memories.

I’m linking up with Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop today. I always love her weekly writing prompts – they often remind me of the things I’ve been meaning to write about or give me new ideas I hadn’t thought of. Here are her prompts for this week: 1. 10 Lessons your child could teach you for a change. 2. Did you garden this summer? Share the … Continue reading 10 Favorite Summer Memories.

Who are your favorite authors?

Who are your favorite authors? The ones whose books you find yourself recommending over and over? The ones you would pre-order a new release from immediately (like in a universe where money isn’t a consideration) and maybe count down the days until said release. As part of herĀ 2018 reading challengeĀ , Anne Bogel is talking about favorite authors this month. Of course being a bookworm, I … Continue reading Who are your favorite authors?

First Day of School: 4th Grade and 7th Grade

Today was their first day back to school and I have a million pictures to prove it. But I’ll be nice and only share like 5 because I know that I’m probably more interested in intensely poring over all the variations of each picture more than you are. MM is starting 7th grade this year and he’s like, “I’ve got this down.” Mr. Cool, Calm … Continue reading First Day of School: 4th Grade and 7th Grade

The Unique Blogger Award.

Rachael @ Beach Bookworm nominated me for the Unique Blogger award! It was a real “You like me! You really like me!” kinda moment. Rachael is a terrific book blogger – if she’s not sitting pretty on your RSS feed, you should definitely check her out and remedy that. Okay, onto the award: The Rules: 1. Display the award! 2. Thank the person who nominated … Continue reading The Unique Blogger Award.