Showing posts from November, 2018

Rainy Thoughts: Girls & Boys Toys

Hello everyone! Tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I finally have some time off from my full-time job! Thought I'd celebrate by writing a new rainy thoughts! I've been posting a lot of book - related content and I really wanted to write something a little off topic. This topic is actually something I've been wanting to write about for a while and thought it really appropriate for the gift-giving season coming up. Here are my thoughts on girl and boy toys. What Do I Mean By Girl & Boy Toys? I guess what I mean by this title is that there is this stigma about boys playing with boy toys and girls playing with girl toys. Growing up, I had my fair share of Barbies and Bratz laying around my room. But, as I got a little older, I also had my share of "boy" toys. I never thought that this was a problem. I liked what I liked and my parents never made me feel like I was less of a girl for playing with guy things and sometimes wanting guy shirts because they had Mario a

Rainy Books: Without Hesitation by Talia Jager

Free book alert!!! To celebrate the newly released Painted Skies ( Beyond Earth: Book Two ) by Talia Jager, the first book in this series is available for free download! Read all about Without Hesitation , download your free copy, and enter the amazing giveaway below!   Without Hesitation (Beyond Earth Book #1) Publication Date: June 16 th , 2017 Genre: LGBT/ Sci-Fi/ Adventure Synopsis: Without Hesitation is set a thousand years in the future. Earth has become a wasteland. Humans traveled into space to colonize other suitable planets. Labels and stereotypes are a thing of the past and gender and sexual identity are as fluid as love as humans strive to survive. Here we meet Everleigh, the commander of her ship named Nirvana. She is under the control of an evil madman, Caspar, who keeps her family captive. He sends her to Valinor to abduct the Empress Akacia. When she arrives, she is taken back by Akacia’s beauty and when the Empress fights back, Everleigh realizes she has

Book Review: Gratitude: The Art of Being Thankful by Vickie Phelps

GRATITUDE: THE ART OF BEING THANKFUL by Vickie Phelps Genre: Non-Fiction / Inspirational / Devotional Publisher: Inspire Books Date of Publication: July 11, 2017 Number of Pages: 92, 4.5″ x 6″ Scroll down for Giveaway!  Synopsis This ninety-two-page gift book is a compilation of devotions, poems, prayers, and lists of things to be grateful for. The difference between having what you want and having what you need is a principle some people never grasp. In the reading of this book, you may realize you have much more to be grateful for than you were aware of. Use this little book as a daily devotional or pick it up at random times to remind yourself that you are a blessed individual.   PRAISE FOR GRATITUDE: THE ART OF BEING THANKFUL:   "This little gem of a book arrived before we left on vacation, so I took it along. It became our shared devotional and 'thought for the day' o