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The House Cup Reading Challenge Sign-Up!

This fall I want to focus on reading rather than writing. I stumbled upon The House Cup Reading Challenge, an adorable read-a-thon hosted by Live Love Read, Kelsey’s Cluttered Bookshelf, Booksy Daisy, and Escape Under the Cover! This reading challenge runs from October 15th to November 12th, and is Harry Potter themed!!! I’m obviously a Ravenclaw… Continue reading The House Cup Reading Challenge Sign-Up!

Book Review · Reading

#SummerReadingProgram Book 5: Afterlife by Melissa Jennings

Rating: Four out of five stars I finished this book minutes before the local Summer Reading Program ended. I didn’t reach the goal of six books, but I read five books just the same. The fifth book is Afterlife, a collection of poetry by Melissa Jennings. This chapbook is a small collection of poems about… Continue reading #SummerReadingProgram Book 5: Afterlife by Melissa Jennings

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#SummerReadingProgram Book 4: Envelope Poems by Emily Dickinson

Rating: Five out of five stars I found this book while on a random trip to the bookstore. I entered with no intention of buying anything, and left with a treasure. Emily Dickinson has always been my favorite poet. Her rhythm and imagery captured my soul since I read her work as a child. I… Continue reading #SummerReadingProgram Book 4: Envelope Poems by Emily Dickinson

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#SummerReadingProgram Book 3: Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Contemporary poetry intrigues me. It’s either a hit or miss. As a writer of contemporary poetry, I love getting my hands on any such collection. Sometimes, contemporary poetry is raw and full of straightforward passion. Other times, such poetry is vague with simple rhyme that leaves a taste in my mouth.… Continue reading #SummerReadingProgram Book 3: Love & Misadventure by Lang Leav