Suzanne Young’s latest novel, The Remedy, is a gripping story set in a future that is hyper-aware of mental health. A whole profession has been built around grief management, and individuals called “closers” are hired by grieving families to impersonate their deceased loved ones to help them achieve closure. Quinlan McKee began working as a … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: ‘The Remedy’ Don’t Lose Yourself Prize Pack!
Most recent dystopian novels occur in a future so distant it is almost unrecognizable. That’s not the case with Suzanne Young’s latest novel, The Remedy. This novel is a prequel to The Program and The Treatment and is set in a world that could be just months in our own future. Quinlan McKee is seventeen … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Remedy’ by Suzanne Young
I love the delicate jewelry trend, but it can be difficult to store a plethora of necklaces and bracelets when you live in a small apartment with limited closet and counter space. That’s why this DIY Delicate Jewelry Storage tutorial is so awesome! When it’s completed, this clothesline-style jewelry storage system serves a dual purpose … Continue reading Featured DIY: Delicate Jewelry Storage by A Pair and A Spare
If you’re anything like me, you are counting down the days until the newest season of the HBO hit series Game of Thrones premieres. Many have been swept up by the epic fantasy series which tells the story of four main families (the Lannisters, the Starks, the Baratheons and the Targaryens) as they vie for … Continue reading 5 Things We Know About ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5!
Valentine’s Day can be a high-pressure gift giving day for many people. Whether you’re buying a present for a friend, family member or significant other, you don’t need to stress! ModCloth carries some great products that your valentine is sure to love.
If you’re like me, you love your job. What you might not be as fond of is the amount of time it takes you to get there. Whether you take a car, train, bus or ferry to work, for most people, the time they spend commuting is time they will never get back to do … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Your Commute Count
The Starz hit series Outlander (based on the book series of the same name by Diana Gabaldon) will return to the small screen in April, and we can’t wait! The series, which has been hailed as a feminist Game of Thrones by many, premiered in August, and Starz has already renewed the series for a … Continue reading Why ‘Outlander’ Season 2 can’t come fast enough!
It takes a lot of courage to base a novel on a true story. While creating a work of fiction gives an author a degree of creative license, the writer also holds a certain degree of responsibility to tell the story of a person or event without deviating too much from the facts. Louisa Treger … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Lodger’ by Louisa Treger
For many authors, tackling a true story and turning it into a work of fiction may seem like a daunting task. Louisa Treger did just that in her debut novel, The Lodger. The novel follows the life of the writer Dorothy Richardson through her affair with famed author H.G. Wells, many personal tragedies, and the … Continue reading An Exclusive Interview with ‘The Lodger’ Author Louisa Treger
Zombie lovers everywhere should be cheering – or, um, groaning? – for Charlie Higson’s YA horror series The Enemy. The fifth and latest installment in the series, The Fallen, hit shelves in the U.S. on June 10. Zombie fans won’t want to miss the latest and greatest addition to this scary series. The events of … Continue reading Book Review: ‘The Fallen’ by Charlie Higson
What’s your zombie survival strategy? In Charlie Higson’s YA horror series, The Enemy, a disease has swept the world and either killed everyone over the age of 16 or turned them into bloodthirsty, zombie-like creatures. A year after the outbreak, kids all over London are forming gangs and trying to survive a society where nothing … Continue reading GIVEAWAY: Win a special ‘The Enemy’ Series prize pack!
It’s no surprise that, in an age where people are glued to smartphones and check their Facebook pages multiple times a day, even weddings are going high tech. Classic wedding traditions may still be well loved, but couples are getting more and more innovative with their weddings every day. Engaged couples are incorporating more and … Continue reading Fun Ways to Enhance Your Wedding with Social Media
It’s not hard for me to find Kickstarter campaigns that I’d like to support. There are so many ridiculous, creative and kind-hearted people out there who aren’t afraid to take their ideas and run with them. But today I saw a campaign that really struck a chord with me – LeVar Burton is trying to … Continue reading LeVar Burton launches Kickstarter Campaign to bring back ‘Reading Rainbow’!
As someone who has always had very sensitive skin, it can be a challenge for me to find beauty and cleansing products that don’t dry out my skin or make me break out. I was extremely happy with the results I got from Kari Gran’s Cleansing Oil, Hydrating Tonic, Essential Serum and Lip Whip Balm. … Continue reading BEAUTY REVIEW: Kari Gran Skin Care System