What I Learned By Reading Harder + Giveaway Winners!

I spent last year reading and reviewing books that satisfied Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge. The Challenge is designed to get you to read outside your comfort zone–old books, new books, lesser-known authors, or genres you might not otherwise pick up–to broaden your reading horizons. Even though at times I was frustrated that books I wanted to…

Year in Review + What’s Next

If you’re a stats nerd, you probably love getting WordPress’s “Year in Blogging” annual report that highlights your top posts, referrers, commenters, etc. When I think about this year in blogging, I’m extremely proud. The numbers are impressive, sure, but it’s more than that. This year, I published 230 posts, including two months (April and…

the little prince

Review: The Little Prince

What it is: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry is a story of a boy who travels from his own planet around the world, seeing all the wonderful and terrible things that exist and comparing what it means to be a child vs. an adult. It’s half magical realism, half universal truths. What I liked…