10 Quotes from Irish Authors (Quote Me Thursday)

10 Quotes from Irish Authors (Quote Me Thursday)

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, which of course means it is time to celebrate rainbows, leprechauns, and everything Irish. In honor of St. Patrick’s Day coming up and to keep reading from diverse authors, today’s Quote Me Thursday features quotes from Irish authors. Oscar Wilde Oscar Wilde will always have my heart. My favorite Oscar Wilde Quote (right now) is: “It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it.” If you can’t get enough … [Read more...]

Review: Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran

Review: Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran

  I was given a copy of Those Rosy Hours free for an honest review. All opinions are my own. This post is part of the TLC Tour for Those Rosy Hours.  If you want an out-of-the-box, completely original, and fantastical read, then you definitely want to read Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran. Those Rosy Hours at Mazandaran Summary (from Amazon): It begins with a rumour, an exciting whisper. Anything to break the tedium of the harem for the Shah’s eldest daughter. People speak of … [Read more...]

How to Overcome Lack of Motivation When You Just Don’t Feel Good

How to Overcome Lack of Motivation When You Just Don’t Feel Good

Over the past couple of weeks, the slow plague of death has been working its way through our house (I am exaggerating a little).   First, my 8-year-old got sick with a cough. Then, a week later, the 2-year-old caught it, but her case was even worse. Yesterday, I finally caught the dreaded illness and feel terrible today.   But, there are still deadlines looming and stuff I must finish.   When you work freelance like I do, there are no paid sick days. When I take … [Read more...]

Libraries in Real Life: Liza from Reading with ABC

Libraries in Real Life: Liza from Reading with ABC

Welcome to the ongoing series at Daily Mayo Librairies IRL. Libraries in Real Life features the real-life readers and book lovers of the world, what they read, and how they read it using the best media of all- photos. Enjoy this look into the reading lives of other book lovers! Today, I am featuring Liza from Reading with ABC. She has the prettiest blog, go check it out! Tell me a little about yourself: Hi there!  I’m Liza, I’m originally from Puerto Rico, and I have been living … [Read more...]

Library Love: 20 Quotes about Libraries (Quote Me Thursday)

Library Love: 20 Quotes about Libraries (Quote Me Thursday)

I just found out that February is National Library Lover’s Month.   I love the library! I spent every moment I could at the library as a child. I blame our proximity to the library for my career choice. We lived within walking distance of a library for several years.   In celebration of library lover’s month, today I’m featuring 20 quotes about libraries.     "A library is the only single place you can go to learn something new, be comforted, terrified, … [Read more...]

What to Read When You Want Something Light and Fun: Liane Moriarty Book Reviews

What to Read When You Want Something Light and Fun: Liane Moriarty Book Reviews

I am a binge reader. When I find a book that I like, I usually try to read several books by the same author (usually within a one-week period). My most recent book binge featured the work of Liane Moriarty (of What Alice Forgot fame). I really enjoyed What Alice Forgot, so I definitely wanted to read more by her! She is also from Australia, which means that her stories help meet my criteria this year of wanting to read a greater number of books by foreign authors. So far, I have read What … [Read more...]

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