Month: March 2018

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World

Posted March 29, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World by Pénélope Bagieu Review by Lauren source: copy from the publisher; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add to Goodreads): With her characteristic wit and dazzling drawings, celebrated graphic novelist Penelope Bagieu profiles the lives of these feisty female role models, some world famous, some little known. From Nellie […]

Blog All About It: My Favorite Scent

Posted March 28, 2018 by shooting in Discussion / 46 Comments

I’m taking part in the Blog All About It challenge, where every month, there is a prompt for you to write about in whatever way you wish. For March, the prompt is “favorite scent.” One of my absolute favorite scents is the smell of books. Yes, I’m one of those people that will repeatedly smell […]

Blow Down by J.L. Merrow

Posted March 27, 2018 by shooting in Book Review / 17 Comments

Blow Down by J.L. Merrow Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: You can add the book and find the summary on Goodreads. I don’t want to ruin too much if you haven’t read any of this series. This is the fourth in the series.  Review: If you’ve […]

Love, Simon: The Fans Say…

Posted March 23, 2018 by shooting in TV/Movies / 34 Comments

Earlier this week I shared my review of the movie Love, Simon, but I also wanted to share some thoughts I got from people via Twitter! The consensus is definitely that this movie is a hit. Kathleen said: “Love Simon was incredible! Normally I’m always wary of book-to-movie adaptations but they captured the essence of […]

Author Event Recap: Mackenzi Lee

Posted March 21, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati / 28 Comments

On Monday, March 19, I was lucky enough to go to the author signing of Mackenzi Lee, who was touring for her new nonfiction book called Bygone Badass Broads. It took place at the Cincinnati independent bookstore Joseph-Beth, which I just adore! They have some wonderful author events and I was really excited that I […]

Movie Review: Love, Simon

Posted March 20, 2018 by shooting in TV/Movies / 36 Comments

Love, Simon is a movie that I have been waiting a really long time to see, and this Saturday, March 17th, I was finally given that chance. I went to the movies with my sister and we both can happily say that we loved it. It’s based on the novel Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens […]

Spring 2018 Bucket List

Posted March 19, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati, Personal / 46 Comments

It’s just about Spring and I’m definitely excited for some, hopefully, warmer temperatures, Granted, it’s supposed to rain and possibly snow a lot this week so we’ll see how that goes. At any rate, I’m excited to join in again with some bloggers to share what is on my Spring 2018 Bucket list. Join us? […]

A Recap of Seeing Neil Gaiman Live

Posted March 16, 2018 by shooting in Cincinnati / 39 Comments

On Thursday, March 8, myself and a friend were lucky to see Neil Gaiman speak live at the Aronoff Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This talk sold out extremely fast, so I didn’t initially get tickets. However, on the event page on Facebook, I noticed that someone was selling a ticket; it was only one though, […]