For the first time in my life, I don’t have time to read. This seems like not that big a deal, but this is coming from someone who is never without a book. While growing up, I constantly had a book in hand; while eating, watching TV, getting ready for school, on car or bus […]
Due to a rookie mistake (setting a post to publish at 2 AM instead of 2 PM, Alyssa?!? I mean, honestly…) this post is being run a day late. My apologies to the people at TLC Book Tour and anyone who came over from there looking for the review; however, my regular readers won’t be […]
I was super excited when TLC Book Tours contacted me again about doing another book review, this time fiction! Contemporary fiction! Yay! I was given A Simple Thing by Kathleen McCleary. I’d rehash the plot, but since the publisher paid someone a lot of money to do that for them, I’ll let them do their […]
I have admitted defeat. Between writing for A Practical Wedding, We Heart This, my grad school class and here (when I actually do…sorry guys…), making Christmas presents and cards and being married to the most wonderful and annoying man on the planet, I am all tapped out. Fun stuff like reading has fallen to the […]
It was mentioned a while back that I should join Good Reads, and I did. A CRAZY amount of y’all are on there, though I shouldn’t be surprised given how many bookworms there are on here. Now, if you’re interested, I’ve started a “Messy Reads” group on Good Reads. It’s not a book club, it’s just […]
Before I announce the winnerof our giveaway of Awkward.: What to Do When Life Makes You Cringe – A Survival Guide, can I just mention that the lovely and fabulous Becca, formerly of A Los Angeles Love and currently at Stumble and Leap, is good friends with the author Sam Scholfield??? Even MORE proof that […]
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Having a blog named “Kind of a Mess,” you can imagine that I might know a little something about awkward moments. And cringe-worthy situations. And soul-crushing embarrassment. And you would be right. So when I was asked by The Experiment to review a book called Awkward.: What to Do When Life Makes You Cringe – […]