Book Review – Pretty Marys All In A Row by Gwendolyn Kiste

  Title: Pretty Marys All In A Row Author: Gwendolyn Kiste Edition: Paperback Page Count: 86 pages Rating:  4 / ✨✨✨✨ Book Summary: You’ll find her on a lonely highway, hitchhiking at midnight. She calls herself Rhee, but everyone else knows her by another name: Resurrection Mary. And when she’s transported home each night to a decrepit mansion on a lane … Continue reading

Mini Book Reviews #1: Girls Made of Snow and Glass, A Man Called Ove, Brain on Fire

✨ Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust (Fantasy, YA, Fairy Tales) Summary: Girls is advertised as a feminist retelling of Snow White, which immediately grabbed my attention – I’m a sucker for fairy tale retellings! The main characters are Lynet (Snow White) and Mina (the Evil Queen), and the book alternates between the two to tell their … Continue reading

Book Review – Divergent

Title: Divergent Author: Veronica Roth Publisher: HarperCollins, 2012 Pages: Paperback Edition, 487 pages Rating: 4.5/5 I’ve been on a reading kick lately, and I’ve been revisiting my favorite genre in life – YA Fiction. I’m not ashamed to admit that the pretty covers draw me in, or that the easy to follow plots and angsty, emotionally turbulent characters have me speed-reading through my … Continue reading

Review: Concrete Minerals (+ Swatches!)

I have only very recently gotten into makeup, and one of the biggest challenges for me has been finding decent eyeshadows, and applying them without looking like a crazy clown freak. I am still learning, and my most recently shadow purchase has been from an independent cosmetics company called Concrete Minerals, which has been around … Continue reading