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Happy National Book Lovers Day!

Today is #nationalbookloversday and I felt the urge to write a blog in honor of such a beautiful celebration. There are uncountable reasons why we #bibliophiles love books so much. And here are five of mine: 1). Books are the best teachers. Through books, I’ve learned about subjects I would’ve never learned otherwise (mostly science… Continue reading Happy National Book Lovers Day!

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Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

I finished reading Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia a couple of weeks ago and never wrote anything about it, so here are my thoughts on it. Synopsis ”The Mayan God of Death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired by Mexican folklore, for readers… Continue reading Book Review: Gods of Jade and Shadow

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Why I’m Not Pursuing a Ph.D

I graduated with my MA three years ago, and people still ask me when I'll be applying to Ph.D programs. My answer is always the same, "I'm not." After graduating with my BA in history, I was sure I wanted to pursue a higher education degree and I did. However, once I graduated with my… Continue reading Why I’m Not Pursuing a Ph.D

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The Only Kind of Writing is Rewriting

I usually update you all on how my WIP is going on Mondays, but since I wrote a book review that day, I figured I’d give the update today instead. If you follow me on Instagram, you might’ve noticed that I’ve been a bit absent. I mean, I’m still posting content, but I haven’t been… Continue reading The Only Kind of Writing is Rewriting