Twenty Books to Read in January

Happy almost-New Year, friends! Are you making any bookish resolutions this year? As I like to do, I’m highlighting the book releases I have my eye on this month. December was pretty much a reading fail for me what with the holidays and illness slowing me down – but traditionally January is a great reading […]

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Top Ten Most Anticipated Releases For The First Half of 2016

  Top Ten Tuesday is an original feature from The Broke and the Bookish. This week we are counting down our most anticipated releases for the first half of 2016! Last year I read 8/10 of the books on my most anticipated list. I’m sticking with favorite authors for this list since we already made a list […]

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Season’s Streaming: Favorite Holiday TV Episodes

Hello Friends! I haven’t been around the blogosphere much lately since I got hit with bronchitis. A very unwelcome holiday visitor indeed! My reading time has taken a nosedive so I haven’t made a dent on all these festive reads. But, I’ve been keeping spirits bright by taking in a holiday TV show here and there. Here are […]

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#YADiversityBookClub: Delicate Monsters by Stephanie Kuehn

In the YA Diversity Book Club, we chat about the latest YA books that celebrate diversity. Our book club includes Sandie @ Teen Lit Rocks and Kristan @ We Heart YA. Each month we’ll focus on one book with a book review (our discussion chat) and bonus features. Our December book club pick is Stephanie Kuehn’s DELICATE MONSTERS. We have all been interested in reading […]

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Christmas Wrapping: The World’s First Rom-Com?

I was lucky enough to hear The Waitresses’ memorable song Christmas Wrapping in 1981, the year it came out. It was the standout track on a wonderful if oddball collection of New York underground acts, Ze Records’ A Christmas Album. Amidst the record’s frantic disco, wacko funk, and gloomy dirges nestled this perfect little pop gem, […]

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The Movie Date: Sisters

At this point you already know if you’re going to see Sisters, the second pairing of the unstoppable comedy duo Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (2008’s Baby Mama being their first movie team-up). All I can tell you now is, if you’re thinking of going, absolutely go. Though the hilarious trailer (see below) steals most […]

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