Monthly Archives: January 2016

December Wrap Up

» 31 January, 2016 » Other Posts, Wrap Ups » 4 comments

December Wrap Up

Life Vacation – The highlight of my month was (of course) my holiday vacation! I took a full two weeks off of work to go back to Texas and spend the holidays with my family. Living so far away from them is hard for me, I miss my family so much! Typically when my husband or I get to back to Texas, only one of us goes because it’s hard […]

In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken

» 25 January, 2016 » Reviews » 0 comments

In The Afterlight (The Darkest Minds #3) by Alexandra Bracken

** This is the third and final book in The Darkest Minds series. This review may contain spoilers for the previous books in this series. ** The Story The best part of this book is how well it wraps up the whole series. All the loose ends were tied up and all the questions I had were answered. Just like the first two books, this one is fast paced and […]

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Book Tag

» 23 January, 2016 » Books, Other Posts » 2 comments

‘Twas the Night Before Christmas Book Tag

I know it’s quite a while after Christmas, but I don’t care! I’m behind on a lot of things right now – the holidays were quite busy for me (more on that in my December wrap up, which is still coming!). I was tagged by Hope Ortego on YouTube (her video here) to do the ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas tag, original video by Fred Weasley Died Laughing – see […]

The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist #1) by Rick Yancey

» 17 January, 2016 » Reviews » 7 comments

The Monstrumologist (The Monstrumologist #1) by Rick Yancey

I read this book in late October and early November because I was still craving a Halloween-themed read (The Diviners hadn’t satisfied me!). This one was recommended to me by a few book friends I trust (Crini, Maraia, and Sebastian – I’m looking at you!) and I’m so glad I listened to them because this was a perfect Halloween read for me. I was a little apprehensive at first because […]

The Martian by Andy Weir

» 15 January, 2016 » Reviews » 6 comments

The Martian by Andy Weir

This book started out as my very first buddy read ever with two of my dear Twitter friends, Lucy and Sashana. Unfortunately, partway through the book they both decided they weren’t enjoying it (for understandable reasons!) and I finished it on my own. The wait for this book at my library was a bit ridiculous and I ended up buying it on my Kindle because I was desperate, and then […]