Valentine’s Day Treat Round-Up

As you may have noticed, there’s this little celebration called Valentine’s Day currently going on, but it’s also my two month blog anniversary–yay! If you’ve been around my blog for any length of time, it’s fairly obvious that while I read a lot of books and I blog frequently, I’ve fallen a little behind on the third […]

Posted February 14, 2013 by Stormy in Baking / 5 Comments

Book Review: The Gathering by Anne Enright

The Gathering Anne Enright Summary from Goodreads: Anne Enright is a dazzling writer of international stature and one of Ireland’s most singular voices. Now she delivers The Gathering, a moving, evocative portrait of a large Irish family and a shot of fresh blood into the Irish literary tradition, combining the lyricism of the old with the […]

Posted February 13, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 2 Comments

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Favorite Romances

I’m participating in the Broke and the Bookish Top Ten Tuesday this week! The topic today is Top  Ten Romances. Now, normally I’m not such a huge fan of romance in books, but I admit that I have my favorite couples. And, sometimes, at heart, I’m even a hopeless romantic. (But only sometimes). 1. Peeta […]

Posted February 11, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 13 Comments

Book Review: Hopeless by Colleen Hoover

Hopeless by Colleen Hoover Summary from Goodreads: Sometimes discovering the truth can leave you more hopeless than believing the lies… That’s what seventeen-year-old Sky realizes after she meets Dean Holder. A guy with a reputation that rivals her own and an uncanny ability to invoke feelings in her she’s never had before. He terrifies her […]

Posted February 11, 2013 by Stormy in Books / 0 Comments

Talkin’ about Titles

I find book titles really important. A good number of my bookish pet peeves have to do with a book’s title. I’m ready to retire “The X’s Wife/Daughter” for good, and I get slightly annoyed at overtly long modern book titles. All that to say, titles are really important. They set the tone and feel […]

Posted February 10, 2013 by Stormy in Uncategorized / 0 Comments