Bullet point review: Defy by Sara B. Larson

Defy by Sara B. Larson Ebook, 336 pages Published January 7th, 2014 by Scholastic, Inc ✰✰✰.5 A lush and gorgeously written debut, packed with action, intrigue, and a thrilling love triangle. Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king's army, Alex uses her quick wit and …

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So, I finished my first bullet journal. Here’s what I learned.

I'm relatively new to the bullet journaling area. I only started journaling in August 2016 using a journal I got from Ikea, I finally finished my first journal in February 2018. Just like anyone else who was just starting on bullet journal, I scoured the internet on how to maximize the use of bullet journal: …

The Princess Bride by William Goldman (Book + Movie)

The Princess Bride by William Goldman Ebook, 148 pages Published January 1st 2007 by Mariner Books William Goldman's modern fantasy classic is a simple, exceptional story about quests--for riches, revenge, power, and, of course, true love--that's thrilling and timeless. Anyone who lived through the 1980s may find it impossible--inconceivable, even--to equate "The Princess Bride" with …

Circe by Madeline Miller // An enchanting tale of an enchantress that lives up to the expectations

Circe by Madeline Miller E-ARC, 327 pages Published April 10th 2017 by Little, Brown, and Company ✰✰✰✰ In the house of Helios, god of the sun and mightiest of the Titans, a daughter is born. But Circe is a strange child--not powerful, like her father, nor viciously alluring like her mother. Turning to the world …

Top 5 Wednesday #34: Favorite Jokester/Prankster

Welcome to another top 5 wednesday! Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by the lovely Samantha and Lainey! You can check the group here for more discussions and topic. This week's topic is about our favorite trickster/jokester/prankster in honor of April's fools. I admit it was a pretty hard topic as I rarely see them in movies or books, …

March Wrap Up and April TBR // Pretty uneventful, except, midterms…

I can't believe how long January felt, yet February and March felt like a breeze! Happy Good Friday too to those who celebrate! We're halfway through Holy Week and this is the longest mass, and my least favorite, especially during the passion reading.  But for some reason this year's mass felt like a breeze and …

806 by Cynthia Weil // Is there some kind of joke I’m missing here?

806 by Cynthia Weil E-ARC, 229 pages Published March 13th 2018 by Tanglewood Press ✰ Sibling 1 throws blenders and plays guitar. Sibling 2 is allergic to everything and is into magic. Sibling 3 is a varsity swimmer with a group of female fans. Enough said. The only thing they have in common is their …