Tag Archives: literature

TLC Book Tours: Married Love by Tessa Hadley

A short story is often treated like a stepping stone that grad students and lesser writers use to build their skills.   Tell someone you wrote a book and you get congratulations; tell them you wrote a collection of short stories and they’ll ask you how your book is coming along.  For most people, short stories […]

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2012 Book List

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 […]

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Messy Reads

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 […]

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Updated Messy Girl Book Recommendations

Our ladies Savychacha and Life She Wrote have contributed to our book recommendations!  Check them out, and email me with your own picks.  This list is constantly updated, so every time you find a new book that you HAVE to share, send it in to alyssa.kindofamess@gmail.com!

Book Recommendations: Messy Girl Approved!

If you’ll look up top in the menu bar, you’ll notice a new page called “Book Recs.”  This post proved that y’all love some books, just as much as I do.  SO!  I’ve compiled everyone’s recommendations into on handy dandy page, complete with links.  (Yes, they are Amazon Affiliate links.  I would have linked them […]

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GoodReads

Good LORD, there are a lot of your readers out there.  I’m going to compile the suggestions into one post (eventually), but since so many people kept talking about being a part of GoodReads, I figured it was time to update my profile and let y’all friend me.  (I joined in 2007!) You can find me under […]

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Butterfly in the sky, I can go twice as high…

Take a look, it’s in a book, a reading rainbow… Let’s talk books! I am a reader. I always have been. If I don’t have something to read, I get twitchy. Growing up, my parents always refused my demands for candy or toys, but I always knew I could get something to read if I […]

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