Showing posts from January, 2019

Rainy Thoughts: Christmas with the In-Laws

Hello everyone! Hope you all are doing well. I'm in the process of so many things, one of the things is getting a house! But I'll talk about that in a different post. Anyways, my topic for today applies to those who just got married and/or those spending Christmas for the first time with your in-laws this year or just any Holiday in general. I also have a tip at the end, so if you just want to scroll down, go ahead! Scenario  So let me explain, a bit. My in-laws live 2 hours away in a different city. Currently, my husband and I live in the same city as my family and a few of his family members as well. We've been together for 5 years and this past year is when we decided to start switching holidays since we were getting married and all and we thought it would be nice to spend the Holiday time with each other rather than apart. My niece and I Let me tell you, I'm close with my family so the thought of not spending the holidays, especially Christmas, with th

Book Review: Visions of Sugar Plums

Hello everyone! So I re-read this book for the Christmas season. This was actually my first Stephanie Plum novel that I ever read. I think I was in the 10th grade when I read this and I have been read Janet Evanovich books ever since. If you are new to my blog, then you may not know that I am a big Janet Evanovich fan. Love, love, LOVE the Stephanie Plum series, it's got to be one of my favorites. I've been slowing down on reading more of the series, so that I can write reviews on other books, but glad I went back to read this Christmas classic. Here is my review. SPOILER ALERT! A Little Bit of Background Janet Evanovich  is a New York Times Best Selling author for plenty of her works. Her Stephanie Plum series started back in 1994. This book came out in 2002 and follows directly after the 7th book and is the series first holiday special. (Kinda cool how books have their own holiday specials like shows) As for Stephanie, she is on another roundabout chase to find a to

Rainy Books: Einstein's Compass Character Spotlight

EINSTEIN'S COMPASS A YA TIME TRAVELER ADVENTURE by Grace Blair & Laren Bright Genre: Young Adult / Historical / Fantasy / Science Fiction Certified Lexile Measure: 860L Publisher: Modern Mystic Media Publication Date: January 2, 2019 Number of Pages: 394 pages Coming on Audio, February 2019! SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!   How did Albert Einstein come up with his wondrous theories of light and time? In Einstein's Compass: A YA Time Traveler Adventure , a young Albert is given a supernatural compass that allows him to travel through time and space and find wisdom in other dimensions, including the lost city of Atlantis. But evil forces seek the power of the compass, including a monstrous, shape-shifting dragon from a different age. Can the compass protect Albert from such villainy? PURCHASE THE BOOK ┃  Amazon

Rainy Books: Heart of the Oak Guest Post!

HEART OF THE OAK by J.L. NOVINSKY Genre: Children's / Nature / Life Cycle Publisher: Christian Faith Publishing Publication Date: November 15, 2017 Number of Pages: 36 pages SCROLL DOWN FOR THE GIVEAWAY!  Heart of the Oak  is a sweet story of the life of an old oak tree.   He’s old and weathered; his skin is rough and knotty.  But he has memories of joy, of love, and of tragedy.  He has endured many years and felt the sorrow of so much loss.   But his greatest joy is just ahead!   PURCHASE THE BOOK Amazon   ┃ Barnes & Noble   ┃   iTunes Praise for  HEART OF THE OAK from Amazon reviewers! "Such a great book with a heartfelt story!" "My children and I LOVE this book. We had a wonderful and insightful conversation after we read it." My Writing Inspirations Guest Post by J.L. Novinsky