Royal Holiday: Book Review

Royal Holidayby Jasmine Guillory Hello, friends! It has been quite a while since I have done a book review, for the very simple reason that I had not finished a single book since May! The reality of losing a job I loved, the fear surrounding the pandemic, and what felt like crisis after crisis arising... Continue Reading →

No Self Control: July TBR

Hello, friends! And welcome to my birthday month! July is always the best part of summer. The breeze is hot, the water is warm. There are fireworks. Barbecues. Pool side reading. And for me, there's gluten free cake! I decided to skip a wrap up this month since I only read three books (which isn't... Continue Reading →

I Have A Secret…

If you're following me on my librarian instagram account, this won't be news to you. For those of you who only follow me on this blog, I cannot wait to share this with you! Before I got laid off, I decided I wanted to keep myself busy over the summer break. I got the idea... Continue Reading →

I Wanna Be Where You Are: Review

I Wanna Be Where You Areby Kristina Forest This book is one of my backlogged Netgalley ARC's. So much so, that I was able to pick up a physical copy from my library, and get to see this gorgeous cover up close! This novel follows a high school student named Chloe, as she lies to... Continue Reading →

Blackbird Vol I: Review

Blackbird Vol I by Sam Humphries, Jen Bartel (Artist), Triona Farrell (Colourist) This graphic novel was recommended by Brewsandbooks on youtube. Go check out their video here! Am I becoming a graphic novel stan? Is that what's been happening slowly over the past two years? I think it's a genre I can get on board with. I just want... Continue Reading →

The Help: Book Review

The Help by Kathryn Stockett I've had this book on my shelves for a while, and had refrained from watching the movie. I knew how iconic the film was, and wanted to make sure I read the book before diving in to the pie drama. Yes, sadly I knew about the pie before reading a... Continue Reading →

My Library Reopened: Pandemic Library Haul

Hi friends. I hope you all have been safe during the pandemic, and safe if you are attending protests in your area. Being laid off days after George Floyd's murder meant that I had A LOT of time to research, educate, and become sickened, shocked, disgusted, angry, insert negative adjective here, over how Black people... Continue Reading →

I Was Laid Off During the Pandemic

Hi friends. I've been thinking a lot over the past few days. I've filed for unemployment. I've begun searching for new jobs. I updated my resume. I updated my instagram profile to "former Pre K - 5 Media Specialist." It's just been an absolute whirlwind. I've been laid off from two jobs prior, and was... Continue Reading →

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