Book Review – Glass Sword

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: Glass Sword Author: Victoria Aveyard Main Theme: Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy, Dystopian Thesis: Narrowly escaping with her life, Mare is on the run. And she has a hard time knowing who is on her side and who isn't. Maven, now the king, and his evil mother, is hellbent... Continue Reading →

Bath Time with Rock&Oil 🧼

Well, folks, it is starting to look like we might be heading for an actual lockdown of some sorts here in Idaho. Our confirmed cases went from 9-10 cases to 40 in a week's time. It looks like people are realizing as more tests become available, that more people actually had the disease than we... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Stella By Starlight

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: Stella By Starlight Author: Sharon M. Draper Main Theme: Juvenile Fiction, Historical Fiction Thesis: Stella, a bright little girl who has a passion for the truth and writing, finds her small town in North Carolina in turmoil. She can't go to certain stores, has to go to school with... Continue Reading →

2 Week Vacation

It's here... The Coronavirus! Yep, just like the rest of the world, Idaho has a confirmed case of the coronavirus. 😅 Because it happened in the same county that I work in, my library has closed until March 31st. So I get a paid vacation! Woot! Maybe I'll get some blogging done. 😄 Or reading,... Continue Reading →

Book Review- Winterwood

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: Winterwood Author: Shea Ernshaw Main Theme: Young Adult, Paranormal, Romance Thesis: Nora Walker comes from a long line of witches, so the townspeople say. And perhaps they are right. Walkers came from the trees, surrounded by the Winterwood and its dark powers. Nora's grandmother had her own nightshade, and... Continue Reading →

Bubbles and Books 🛀 📚

Hello hello, book world!! I have such a fun post planned out for you. If you know anything about me, you would know that I love my books and I love my baths. To me, those two things just go hand-in-hand. And when it comes to bath products, my favorite shop has to be Rock... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Whiskey in a Teacup

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: Whiskey in a Teacup Author: Reese Witherspoon Main Theme: Nonfiction, Lifestyle, Cookbook, Biography Link: Whiskey in a Teacup Thesis: Reese Witherspoon's grandmother Dorothea always said that a good Southern lady is like whiskey in a teacup: on the outside, they look fragile and dainty, but on the inside, they are... Continue Reading →

Book Review – The Beholder

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: The Beholder Author: Anna Bright Main Theme: Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy Thesis: Selah, the Seneschal-elect of Potomac, will one day rule her country. But her stepmother insists that she has a man by her side to rule as well. After a painful public rejection, her stepmother packs her up and sends her away to... Continue Reading →

Book Review – Then She Was Gone

*** Possible Spoilers Ahead! *** Book Title: Then She Was Gone Author: Lisa Jewell Main Theme: Mystery, Thriller, Suspense, Domestic Fiction Thesis: Ellie was a fifteen-year-old girl, a golden girl with good grades and a perfect boyfriend. She loved her life, loved her parents and siblings, and was ready to take her tests for school. Then suddenly, she disappeared... Continue Reading →

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