Hello, Hi, Welcome to the ongoing saga that is "Christina is totally full of lies"! I know I said I'd have this up 86 million years ago but my life is a giant busy mess! However, my husband and I are moving from Texas to New Mexico on September 1st and we couldn't be more excited! We're incredibly busy [read: stressed] but it's also a really exciting time since we've been dreaming about the mountains for, well, forever. Anyway, I'm back from our weekend trip to Colorado and off again this weekend so I want to fit in a couple of my majorly back logged reviews this week so I thought I'd start with my favorite. Without further ado, here's my review for Run Away by Harlan Coben!Continue reading...
Well, first things first y'all: my husband passed his PhD defense yesterday!!! Basically, all that's left is his defense which is mostly a formality. He's working on getting his interview in New Mexico scheduled, then we'll start visiting and house hunting. We are on actual cloud nine right now. This program has been so immensely stressful and it's incredible to be on the other side of the last major hurdle he has to jump before he gets his degree. OK, well enough fan girling over my husband and onto today's read! Our review is for The Power by Naomi Alderman!Continue reading...
Happy Friday fellow readers (I really need to come up with some more first lines)! As it turns out, my meeting today was rescheduled to next week so now I truly have our first full weekend at home and I couldn't be more excited. I've got a big weekend planned of chores, grocery shopping and… Continue reading Review: Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman!
Happy New Year everyone! I hope that everyone who celebrates the holidays has had a wonderful whatever you celebrate and I hope everyone was able to ring in the new year just the way they wanted! For me this year was extra special, my husband and I finally got to come home (just in time… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Reading Resolutions!
Come, dear readers, and sit 'round the table while I dish out a delicious recipe for my very own Mimi's famous chicken noodle soup and a review for the freakin' KNOCK OUT novel that is Scythe by Neal Shusterman! Scythe has been on my radar for a hot minute given not only the phenomenal reviews it has on Goodreads but… Continue reading Recipe + Review: Scythe by Neal Shusterman + Mimi’s Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe!
Finally, FINALLY I get to say: Welcome back to the table readers! I’m really happy to be getting back on not only the reviewing wagon but the recipe wagon as well! It’s been a tough month but things are settling down and I’m really excited for some upcoming reads and recipes! Today was a wonderful… Continue reading Review + Recipe: Jane Doe by Victoria Helen Stone + Bolognese Recipe!
Finally, FINALLY I am getting back on the wagon! I hope to have 1-2 recipe and reads up within the next week but these are significantly more time consuming and take quite a bit of thought process! Lil life update: yesterday was my last day as Assistant Director for a great Market Research Firm and ya'll... I… Continue reading Review: The Craftsman by Sharon Bolton!!
Can't wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about and that we have yet to read. It's based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. Two posts in one day?! I honestly couldn't be more AMPED to read The Witch of Willow Hall by… Continue reading Can’t-Wait Wednesday!
So, as I’m sure many of you may have noticed – I am a big fan of full disclosure. So, full disclosure: it’s a lot of thinking / work to put together a recipe paired with every read. From finding something related to the book to putting together the entire post it’s a time consuming… Continue reading ARC Review: #FashionVictim!
Thank you to Entertainingly Nerdy for the nomination! I'm also new to the blogging game and networking can be so important so I appreciate the recognition and nomination so much! The Rules: Thank the blogger that nominated you. Write a post to show your award. Give a brief story of how your blog started. Give… Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award!