On budgeting: One month down (and many more to go)

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to manage my finances better. I started my journey towards that goal by reading The Meaningful Money Handbook, which I cannot recommend enough. The next step I took was budgeting my money and starting to build some savings. With the help of the handbook and author Pete Matthew’s … Continue reading On budgeting: One month down (and many more to go)

The Meaningful Money Handbook – Book Review

The Meaningful Money Handbook by Pete Matthew Available on Goodreads My rating: 5/5 Important: Please keep in mind that though I rate this book highly, I do so not for the observed effectiveness of its methods (as I’m writing this prior to undertaking the majority of the tasks it advises) but for the knowledge it … Continue reading The Meaningful Money Handbook – Book Review

Time’s Convert – Book review (spoiler-free review followed by spoiler discussion)

Time’s Convert by Deborah Harkness Available on Goodreads My rating: 3.5/5 Beware: Contains spoilers for the All Souls trilogy Definitely one I’d recommend to fans of the All Souls trilogy, this book gives readers the opportunity to learn more about Marcus de Clermont, stepson and vampire-son to the trilogy’s own Diana Bishop and Matthew de … Continue reading Time’s Convert – Book review (spoiler-free review followed by spoiler discussion)

Let’s talk horror – A Halloween blog post

Halloween: the day for trick-or-treating, costume parties, watching horror movies, and other spooky celebrations. I’ve always enjoyed Halloween and some of its traditions, and though I’ve outgrown trick-or-treating and, as a graduated adult, possibly even costumed nights out, watching spooky movies is a tradition I can continue to enjoy. Along with the traditions I indulge, … Continue reading Let’s talk horror – A Halloween blog post

The All Souls trilogy – Book series review

Beware: Spoilers ahead If you haven’t read the All Souls trilogy, I highly recommend that you do so before reading this post. First, you might want to check out my spoiler-free book review of the first book in the trilogy, A Discovery of Witches (ADOW). My reviews for the second and third books – Shadow of Night (SON) and The Book of … Continue reading The All Souls trilogy – Book series review

A Discovery of Witches: The Book of Life – Book review

A Discovery of Witches: The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness Available on Goodreads My rating: 4.5/5 Beware: Contains spoilers for A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night. The final book in the All Souls trilogy makes for a bittersweet ending. Sweet, in that it is perfectly fitting, but bitter, in that it is, … Continue reading A Discovery of Witches: The Book of Life – Book review