Book Review #5 – The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Hey there, If I could have dedicated more time to this book and read it a little faster than I did, I would have. Because, oh my God… let’s get to this review of The Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard. Our main character is Mare Barrow and she lives in a new world that is separated by blood….

Book Review #3 – The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson

Hey there, It’s time for another book review from the clearly picky and somewhat pretentious bibliophile, ME! This time the review is for The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson. After having read ‘We Have Always Lived in This Castle’ by Jackson, loving it, loving how it was written and the way the reader experiences the…

When Time Only Heals so Much – a Month Without Her

I almost forgot what day it was. I knew it was Friday (who ever forgets a Friday?), but I had been ignoring the day; the number, that number, that reminder. You’ve been gone for a month, now. There are days where sometimes I am overwhelmed with sadness and I sit and cry. I don’t know…

Book Review #2 – The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Hey there, It’s time for another book review! I finally finished The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton,  which wasn’t by any means a long book, but just goes to show the difference in time I can dedicate to reading on a weekend versus a weekday. I will not divulge any spoilers in this review, but there will be…

Silence, Beauty in Discovery, Dreaming of France & the Like

Hey there, I’ve strayed from my daily posts. I’ve decided that if I don’t have much to say, what’s the point of forcing it? And I haven’t touched upon day three of my trip to NYC because it was rainy, uneventful, and not worth chronicling (but you will continue to see photos, here and there)….

Perfume Samples – Collect, Experiment, Explore, Discover!

Hey there, I love perfume samples! Whenever I’m in a shop that gives you an option of what samples you want to try, I always go for the perfumes. And if there is an opportunity to get a deluxe sample, I’ll find a way to get that, too! Recently, I made a Christmas purchase (don’t…