Review: Ohio Renaissance Festival for Adults!

Posted September 8, 2017 by shooting in Cincinnati / 17 Comments

I was given three free tickets to attend the Ohio Renaissance Festival, but all opinions, as always, are my own. I went this past Sunday, September 3rd, with my mom and sister. Labor Day weekend was the opening weekend and therefore, it was open Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Normally though, you can only attend on […]

Book Review: Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart

Posted September 7, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 18 Comments

Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart Review by Lauren Source: copy from ALA17; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Imogen is a runaway heiress, an orphan, a cook, and a cheat. Jule is a fighter, a social chameleon, and an athlete. An intense friendship. A disappearance. A murder, or maybe two. A […]

Mystery Book Reviews: Copycat and The Child Finder

Posted September 5, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 13 Comments

Copycat by Alex Lake Review by Lauren Source: copy from ALA17; all opinions are my own Official Summary (add on Goodreads): Sarah Havenant discovers–when an old friend points it out–that there are two Facebook profiles in her name. One, she recognizes: it is hers. The other, she has never seen. But everything in it is accurate. […]

A Concert Review: Simple Plan

Posted August 29, 2017 by shooting in Cincinnati, Music / 19 Comments

When I was 14, I went to Indianapolis to see Simple Plan and Good Charlotte live. Before then, I’d only ever seen boy bands in concert (Nsync, 98 Degrees). These were two bands that I loved and I was thrilled to finally be seeing them live. Cut to 13 years later, and I finally saw […]

All the Dirty Parts by Daniel Handler

Posted August 28, 2017 by shooting in Book Review / 14 Comments

All the Dirty Parts by Daniel Handler Review by Lauren source: copy from Netgalley; all opinions are my own Official Summary: Cole is a boy in high school. He runs cross country, he sketches in a sketchbook, he jokes around with friends. But none of this quite matters, next to the allure of sex. “Let me […]