{Book Review} Modern Gods by Nick Laird

I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect from Nick Laird’s novel, Modern Gods, but I can say that I was pleasantly surprised by it. The story follows the interweaving lives of two sisters and their family as they struggle with love, religion, and family life on completely different planes. Quick Summary: Alison is getting ready…

What I’ve learned from writing my first novel

Ever since I was six years old, I knew that I wanted to be a writer. I felt so at home within the pages of a book and even now, the yellowing pages and ink stains of books still act as my refuge from the world. As I grew up, I was told that being…

{Blurb about my upcoming debut novel} Saolfigher: The Verseweaver

As some of you may know, I’m a writer by trade, and it’s always been my ultimate dream in life to be a full-fledged novelist. So, as I’m inching closer to finishing my debut novel,Β Saolfigher: The Verseweaver, I wanted to share a little blurb about it with all of you. Saolfigher is the story of…

My First Book Challenge: The March Classics Challenge!

One of the things I love about Bookstagram is that there are so many monthly challenges to inspire you every month. They include daily prompts, usually surrounding a theme, and are just really fun to be a part of and to be creative with throughout the month. So, a couple of friends and I, who…

What I Learned from Venturing Beyond the Classics

In the first grade, my mother bought me a beautiful, dark blue, cloth-bound edition of theΒ Grimm’s Complete Fairy Tales. The cover felt like velvet and the pages smelled like vanilla cake. For years, it was my favorite book. I would carry it with me everywhere and no one was allowed to touch it. Unfortunately, I…

A Joycean’s Foray into the Bookstagram World

I made a stupid this month and requested over 30 books for review. I figured ‘what the hell, it’s my birthday month, so I can indulge myself’, but yeah, 30-something books on my reading list now. Don’t get me wrong, I can’t wait to read and review them, so you’ll be getting many more reviews…