#ManiMonday, February 6

Happy February! While frequently the worst month of the year weather-wise, I’m very excited for this month because it is Black History Month, the boyfriend and I are celebrating his 26th birthday in Gettysburg, PA, and I have so many books to read! In addition to finally finishing up Smokey Mountain Lacquers Fallin’ for Holos collection (fall 2015), my goal for the month is to get … Continue reading #ManiMonday, February 6

#ManiMonday, January 30

These past few days I’ve been on a reading roll and therefore, not short on color inspiration! After reading The Girl on the Train, I knew I wanted to read Rose Madder by Stephen King. The common thread the books share is women and their experience with abuse. I had read Rose Madder in high school and it was one of the first novels I’d read by Stephen King … Continue reading #ManiMonday, January 30

#ManiMonday, January 16

Today is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many honor his legacy through service and volunteering in communities across America. Although I was unable to volunteer this year, I think it’s an interesting coincidence that the book (review) of the week, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee corresponds with the date. Although only published in 2015, it was originally written in the ’50s when tensions surrounding … Continue reading #ManiMonday, January 16