Paris, July 1942: Ten-year-old Sarah is brutally arrested with her family in the Vel' d'Hiv' roundup, the most notorious act of French collaboration with the Nazis. but before the police come to take them, Sarah locks her younger brother, Michel, in their favorite hiding place, a cupboard in the family's apartment. She keeps the key,… Continue reading Mini-Review: Sarah’s Key
Hey you guys!! Whoa..... It is already the middle of 2019!??! I saw this tag floating around the blogosphere last week and I was completely in denial, but I got tagged this week so......... I guess I can't avoid it anymore hahaha. Thank you The Orang-utan Librarian, Norees @ No Reads Too Great, and Caro… Continue reading Mid Year Freak Out Tag!
Hey everyone! I've been talking about the 15-Beat method for outlining a novel for a while, and it seemed like some of you were curious about it... so here we go! A few points that I want to hit before we start: The 15-Beat Method, also known as "Blake Snyder's Beat Sheet" is a fairly… Continue reading The 15-Beat Method for Writers: My Thoughts!
Hey everyone!! It's SUMMER!!! I love how the air is warming up and it's sunny almost every day here in Vancouver. I haven't gotten around to doing many summer activities yet... but here are some things that I want to do this summer: Go to the beach!GET MARRIEDUnwind in a secluded cabin for a week… Continue reading The Summer Bucket List Book Tag (& giveaway winner announcement!!!)
Hey everyone! We'll be wrapping up the 2-year blogiversary celebration with the second half of my Q&A answers! Thank you to everyone who had sent in your questions- I definitely had a lot of fun coming up with answers haha. (There were some toughies in there too!) For those of you who haven't entered my… Continue reading Celebrating 2 years of blogging // Answering your questions about blogging, writing & life!
Hey everyone!!! To continue my 2-year blogiversary celebrations, I will be answering some of the questions that you guys have sent in! There were quite a lot of them, so I have divided them into two separate posts: reading & books (this one), and blogging/writing/life (posted on Thursday!) If you don't see your answer here,… Continue reading Celebrating 2 years of blogging // Answering your questions about reading & books!!
Hello everyone! Today I thought I'd sit down and be honest, to myself and to you guys. A bit of a disclaimer before I get started: I don't want to offend anyone with this post. It's not my intention to say that this is the "right" approach or even that there is a right approach… Continue reading Let’s Chat // Re-Thinking Reading Goals