Reading Lately: April 2018

Today I’m linking up with Anne Bogel of Modern Mrs. Darcy to share what I’ve been reading lately in April 2018. NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to products. Original photo byJohn Schnobrich So, as many of you know, I’ve been […]

Self-Care Books

As the semester ramps up toward finals week, I’ve been making time to read some self-care books. These self-care books are my go-to books when it comes to treating myself right when I’m under a lot of stress.  NOTE: This post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by […]

Saving My Life Right Now: Winter 2017

The winter has always been hard for me. And I always hate the third quarter of the school year — that time between the start of the spring semester and spring break. (I thought it wouldn’t be so bad as an instructor, but it still feels like being stuck in quicksand.) Then, couple that with the […]

Reader Rant: 10 Reasons I Stop Reading Books

I once met someone who always finished every book they picked up. I’m not like that AT ALL. I think I’ve quit a lot of books, and always for different reasons. And while I may eventually pick those books back up again and finish them, there are some things that make me stop reading books […]

Reading Memories: Crying About Dr. Seuss and Frodo

This summer, I’ve been working with the Institute of Reading Development, and it’s been a lot of fun and also the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I’ve worked double shifts as a server and bartender. I’ve worked with impossible ghostwriting clients. I’ve worked at the job from hell. But nothing compares to the exhaustion I have felt […]