Books

Books I Can’t Wait to Read in 2021

Is your to-read list miles long? In 2020, I managed to knock a few things out I’d had on my list for a while, but with a new year comes new titles. So it’s growing again! I thought I’d share a few highly anticipated reads that are coming in the first half of 2021! What are some books you can’t wait to pick up in the new year? Let me know in the comments 🙂 […]

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Favorite Books of 2020

At time of writing, I’ve read 80 books in 2020! That surpassed my Goodreads goal of 72 and I expect I’ll get a couple more in before the end of the year since I have the week after Christmas off. I tried to read a wide variety of titles this year, including children’s books. Thanks to BookTrib, I became one of their book influencers and have had the opportunity to read and review some new […]

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Lifestyle

Favorite Albums of 2020

Halsey – Manic Every time Halsey releases a new album, it ends up on my favorite of the year list. Manic is no exception. Halsey continues churning out radio friendly pop hits, but mixes in some 90s and country influences this time around. I especially like the collaboration with Alanis Morissette and before realizing she made a guest appearance, thought the song sounded like something Morissette would have released on Jagged Little Pill. You’ll have […]

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Book Review: ‘Concrete Rose’ by Angie Thomas

Instead of sayin, “Damn, he did this, he did this,”just be like, “DAMN! He grew out of that? He came out of that?”That’s what they should say, y’knowhatImean?All the trouble to survive and make good out of the dirty, nastyy’knowhahatImean unbelievable lifestyle they gave meI’m just tryin to make somethin..-Tupac, “The Rose That Grew Out of Concrete” You may remember Maverick Carter as the father of Starr Carter in the breakout hit novel, The Hate […]

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Lifestyle

Indianapolis Local Gift Guide

Shopping local and at small businesses is so crucial this holiday season. With the pandemic, many are struggling to keep the lights on. In this gift guide, I’m spotlighting some unique places in Indianapolis – all can also accept online orders, so even if you live out of state, you still might find something at one of these amazing locally owned establishments. Two Chicks District Co.Owned by “Good Bones” stars Mina Starsiak-Hawk and her mother, […]

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