A Valentine’s Reading List to Satisfy Cynics and Romantics

Originally posted on Around the World in 80 Books:
So, Valentine’s Day is this Saturday. Source: https://www.tumblr.com/tagged/tenderheart-bear We at 80 Books Blog understand that not everyone is looking forward to this particular holiday. We have mixed feelings ourselves. Wasn’t St. Valentine stoned to death as a heretic? Isn’t this just an excuse for Hallmark, florists, and Hershey…

Happy First Birthday!

My blog is one-year-old today! I actually committed to something! This has never happened before with any hobby I have attempted (scrap-booking, blogging in the high school, electric guitar…). It’s weird and exhilarating. Having this blog takes my mind off work and gives me a platform to express myself. When I first started this blog I … More Happy First Birthday!

Winter Hacks

1. Check the weather constantly on your phone. Never look out a window. 2. Wear at least two layers before venturing outside. Fifteen layers is the safest bet, though. 3. Avoid going out at night when temperatures drop. 4. Avoid going out during the day when there is no sunlight. Everything is so dull and gray. 5. … More Winter Hacks

Reader’s Report: Fiend by Peter Stenson

Reader’s Report Part FIVE! Fiend by Peter Stenson! For once I’m not going to reblog one of my other reviews! (BTW Follow 80 Books Blog!) For those who are unfamiliar, a reader’s report is a report that an editorial assistant will write on a recently submitted manuscript as part of their weekly tasks. This reader’s report is … More Reader’s Report: Fiend by Peter Stenson