Makeup Fridays: Makeup, Gender, Exams, Bleh

I know I've been dragging on these posts, guys, and it's killing me more than it's killing you! Today I wrote my before-last essay and now I have one more to go before I'm freeeeee (for, like, three weeks and then I start a summer intensive). But a summer intensive is better than a full … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: Makeup, Gender, Exams, Bleh

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Discussion Post: What makes you say goodbye to a physical book?

The word responsibility has been bouncing around my head in the past few days as I tried to figure out the last UN right that I had on the list of topics for this month. I kept saying, "What is my responsibility to a book?" And then I immediately thought, "Why is Mandy being so … Continue reading Discussion Post: What makes you say goodbye to a physical book?

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow… Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town. Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the … Continue reading The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Chooseday Tuesday: M. T. Anderson “Feed”

Feed by M. T. Anderson, published in 2004 Description:  For Titus and his friends, it started out like any ordinary trip to the moon - a chance to party during spring break and play with some stupid low-grav at the Ricochet Lounge. But that was before the crazy hacker caused all their feeds to malfunction, sending … Continue reading Chooseday Tuesday: M. T. Anderson “Feed”

Wires and Nerve Vol. 2: Gone Rogue

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble Iko – an audacious android and best friend to the Lunar Queen Cinder – has been tasked with hunting down Alpha Lysander Steele, the leader of a rogue band of bioengineered wolf-soldiers who threaten to undo the tenuous peace agreement between Earth and Luna. Unless Cinder can reverse … Continue reading Wires and Nerve Vol. 2: Gone Rogue

Four London Book Tag

I've been eyeing this tag for a while now, and while I was never officially tagged, it fit with the blogging challenge this month and the graphics were too cool. It was just super long, so you will gradually notice Mandy sinking further and further into "BRAIN IS MUSH LET'S JUST REPEAT TLC OVER AND … Continue reading Four London Book Tag

Mandy Reads Fairytales: The REAL Little Mermaid

Oh, hello, there. Usually this is the day of The Princesses Read...or the Princes Read...or the Villains Read...or, like, any Disney character ever. But lately my creativity has been RIP (I even held a little funeral for it where I basically just went man, I have none, so I'mma binge watch 3 Buzzfeed Unsolved episodes … Continue reading Mandy Reads Fairytales: The REAL Little Mermaid

Makeup Fridays: A Cruelty-Free, Under-the-Sea Makeup Tutorial

Sometimes you need to be completely creative with your makeup. This is one of those times. https://youtu.be/qKTanZDcRdU This is just a brief post because I'm bogged down with final papers for uni. But enjoy this creative makeup look I created in honour of the Human Right Article #26: The Right to Play. We all have … Continue reading Makeup Fridays: A Cruelty-Free, Under-the-Sea Makeup Tutorial

The X-Files Book Tag

Okay, are we SURPRISED this was coming? I mean, you haven't heard me talk/fangirl/CRY/scream about The X-Files for months upon months have you?? When Sha and I were talking about the prompts for this month, I knew that I had to do something X-Files related...and I thought I might crack open one of the X-Files … Continue reading The X-Files Book Tag

The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman

Goodreads / Amazon / Barnes and Noble A thrillingly reimagined fairy tale from the truly magical combination of author Neil Gaiman and illustrator Chris Riddell – weaving together a sort-of Snow White and an almost Sleeping Beauty with a thread of dark magic, which will hold readers spellbound from start to finish. On the eve … Continue reading The Sleeper and The Spindle by Neil Gaiman