The Things Saving My Life Right Now

So as I am sure everyone who's read any of my recent posts knows, now that the semester's started my life has become one busy blur of assignments and  activities. It feels like every time I turn around there is something new begging for my attention. This year I am taking part in Modern Mrs. … Continue reading The Things Saving My Life Right Now

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Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Michael Crichton’s The Andromeda Strain was a novel recommended to me by my Microbiology professor at the beginning of the semester. Crichton is a master of blending science and fiction, and though I am not always a fan of science fiction, this book was one I enjoyed. A space probe has come back to Earth, … Continue reading Review: The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton

Review: Strangers and Sojourners by Michael O’Brien

"I am a patriot," she went on. "But my country is an invisible one, populated by poets and painters, novelists and thinkers who are interested, above all, in truth." I am a huge fan of stretching outside of your reading comfort zone, which is why I love being part of my local Well Read Mom … Continue reading Review: Strangers and Sojourners by Michael O’Brien

Review: Love in the Afternoon by Alison Packard

After finishing Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace last week I knew I needed to press reset and turn my attention to something lighter. Enter in Love in the Afternoon by Alison Packard. Kayla Maxwell has landed a job as actress on the most popular soap opera, paired with the steamy and talented actor Sean Barrett. … Continue reading Review: Love in the Afternoon by Alison Packard

2018 Challenge Update (Week 3)

Classes have officially started, and guys I did not miss the crazy never-ending to-do list. I ran to Staples today to pick up some final back to school supplies, and this planner seems to have been designed just for me. Bonus being bound (spiral bound planners never last long in my bag), and proceeds go … Continue reading 2018 Challenge Update (Week 3)

Review: Dead Sleep by Greg Iles

Dead Sleep by Greg Iles was our latest selection for book club. I finished the book last week, but had held off on writing the review in the hopes of doing another book club review. However, since only three people read the book at the meeting (including me), we did not end up discussing the … Continue reading Review: Dead Sleep by Greg Iles