Ten Ways to Save Money

Hello, everyone and Happy Sunday! Due to the nature of my job, I don't get paid time-off. This is particularly unfortunate around the holidays, as you can imagine. Now that the holidays are over and money is a bit tight, I've been thinking a lot about ways that we can save our money and maximize [...]

Book Review: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Title: Animal Farm Author: George Orwell Series: None Published: August 17, 1945 Genres: Fiction, Classics My Rating: ★★★★★ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon As ferociously fresh as it was more than a half-century ago, this remarkable allegory of a downtrodden society of overworked, mistreated animals, and their quest to create a paradise of [...]

Book Review: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Title: The Lightning Thief Author: Rick Riordan Series: Percy Jackson and the Olympians #1 Publication Date: March 1, 2006 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only [...]

Short Story Review: The Grownup by Gillian Flynn

Title: The Grownup Author: Gillian Flynn Anthology: None Published: November 3, 2015 Genres: Fiction, Short Stories My Rating: ★★★★☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon A canny young woman is struggling to survive by perpetrating various levels of mostly harmless fraud. On a rainy April morning, she is reading auras at Spiritual Palms when Susan Burke walks in. [...]

Short Story Review: The Yellow Wall-Paper

Title: The Yellow Wall-Paper Author: Charlotte Perkins Gilman Anthology: None Published: January 1892 Genres: Classics, Short Stories My Rating: ★★★★★ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon Based on the author’s own experiences, "The Yellow Wall-Paper" is the chilling tale of a woman driven to the brink of insanity by the ‘rest cure’ prescribed after the birth of [...]

Book Review: The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Title: The Little Prince Author: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Series: None Published: April 6, 1943 Genres: Classics, Fiction My Rating: ★★★☆☆ Add to Goodreads | Buy on Amazon Moral allegory and spiritual autobiography, The Little Prince is the most translated book in the French language. With a timeless charm, it tells the story of a little boy who leaves the safety of [...]