Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger My rating: 4 of 5 stars This review originally appeared on Around the World in 80 Books! *A galley of this book was provided by the publisher for an honest review.* Bailey Chen is all of us: just graduated, drowning in student loans, looking for the … More REVIEW: Last Call at the Nightshade Lounge by Paul Krueger
As you all know, I’ve been spending some time in the online dating world. It’s horrible and I hate it. All the men start to sound the same and I know deep-down I’m not going to be attracted to them if/when we meet in person. And as a book nerd, when I am looking at … More Dear Men, It’s Okay to Read (and Love) Books by Women
I’ve been drinking coffee since I moved to New York. But the only way I can consume it is with vast amounts of sugar and milk. I hate the smell of it! I’ve heard coffee hipsters say they get high off the aroma, but it’s too strong for me. My solution, which I’ve come to … More Mocha at Home!
I was just thinking about my career trajectory recently and then traveled down memory lane to my other career aspirations that never came to fruition. I currently work in publishing, but while I was in graduate school I would think to myself that if publishing didn’t work out I’d become a nurse because they always … More What Do You Want to Be When You Grow Up?
This post is 22 days in the making. My laundry was only folded this morning after being a pile on my bed for three days. Sometimes I forget to take the filter and coffee grinds out of the coffee maker for a week or longer. I bought a second bookcase eight months ago for my ever … More I AM AN EFFICIENT PERSON
Alternate title: How to tell when I start to go insane. I would never have known unless this situation arose, but I depend on showers. They wake me up, make me clean, and give my life order. They are a vital part of my routine. So when my hot water shut off 2+ weeks ago, … More How to Take a “Birdy-Bath”