The 24 in 48 Readathon ended Sunday night and this being my first readathon, I think I did good. I read for a total of 5 hours in the 48 hours. I spent some time with family and friends as well, so it might not seem like I read much but for me, it's sufficient. … Continue reading 24 in 48 Readathon has finished!
I started reading at 7 am Fearless 3 Run by Francine Pascal. I'm 80 pages in after an hour of reading. What are you reading? Thank you for visiting my blog, Nora Photo by Dragana_Gordic
This weekend is the 24 in 48 Readathon and I am planning on participating. If you don't know what it is, it's a readathon where you read as much as you can for 24 hours within a 48 hour period. The great part is you don't actually have to read for 24 hours, you can … Continue reading 24 in 48 Readathon
This week, I finished reading two books, Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell and Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney. Eleanor & Park is about two teenagers, seemingly different, fall in love. We follow along as they meet, awkwardly and uncomfortably get to know each other and fall in love. I really liked this … Continue reading Eleanor & Park and Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book Reviews
This weekend, I went to Daiso, which is a store that sells most things for a $1.50 and the items are from Japan. They have a lot of cute stuff including these journals. I really like them because they have cute covers, aren't too thick and the lines inside don't go all the way to … Continue reading Journal Haul
This week, I finished reading The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson. It is about a young man that moves to Puerto Rico and starts working at a newspaper. We follow along with his adventures and misadventures. I really liked the writing style and it was a quick, enjoyable read.
This week, I finished reading Kit's Story Collection by Valerie Tripp and Winnie-The-Pooh by A. A. Milne. Kit's Story Collection a collection of six books in one book that I found at Goodwill. It is about a girl named Kit, who is a part of American Girl, and what she and her family go through … Continue reading Kit and Winnie – Book Reviews
I recently finished reading Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee. Apparently, it's not a sequel but a first draft of To Kill A Mockingbird. If you are interested in that, it's worth a read but as a stand alone novel, the interesting parts came and went. The main focus was on prejudice as in … Continue reading Go Set A Watchman Book Review
I saw this decomposition book at Target and thought it was beautiful so, of course, I had to buy it. I was actually looking for a notebook to write my creative writing in. There is just something about the act of putting pen to paper that I love more than typing away on the computer. … Continue reading New Notebook
Recently, I decided that I needed to simplify my life. Of course, life is never simple but I thought, at least I can simplify my hobbies. I wanted to do so many things but, being the procrastination queen, I never got around to it. So I narrowed my hobbies down to three things: reading, writing and … Continue reading Simplify. Simplify. Simplify.