All About That Aesthetic Board

Four months. The last time I created anything regarding my work in progress (WIP). Why? Like reading slumps, writing slumps appear out of nowhere. Minemanifested because my story existed solely on the page as mere words. I journeyed a few times past them. Yet, by pushing myself infrequently, my words stagnated – doomed to a…

Top Ten Teen Books I Read in the ’80s

Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature/weekly meme created by The Broke and The Bookish. Today’s top ten revolves around throwback freebies – books from any time in our lives that made any impact. I chose teen books from the 80s. Back then, books geared toward teens weren’t called Young Adult (YA). They were called Teen,…

Monday, Monday

Good Monday, Everyone! How did your weekend go? Fast? Exciting? Slow? Wakey. Wakey. Time to experience another week. I found a new friend – one who’s willing to push me down the proverbial rabbit hole of book addiction, free of charge and shame. Meet my new buddy: Overdrive. The app may not be new to…

Hue’s Review: Ultra-Luminous (ARC)

Meet K. New Yorker. Drugstore sushi lover. Heroin-addicted prostitute. With every nihilistic moment she invited you to witness, you found yourself whirling and begging to stay until next day’s light. In Katherine Faw’s next book, she painted a picture of a thirty-something woman with rigid patterns: dinners, waxing, snorting Heroin, clubbing, and waxing. Alongside those…

Hue’s Movie Review: IT

Yesterday, Mr. Scribbles and I ventured into our local movie theater to watch the new version of Stephen King’s IT. Having seen the original miniseries back in 1990, anxiety and wariness entered our minds. Will the film attempt to snatch our nostalgic takes? Will the film try to bogart a moment as so many remakes…

Words to Live By #19

The library is inhabited by spirits that come out of the pages at night. Isabel Allende