Sareh Reacts: What Boundaries Should Published Authors Have?

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6tUJHfbRVywdLAewYwlv20?si=60b89c3573a44eca Editor's Note: If you were mentioned in this blog post and would like to be taken out, please contact me, I would be more than happy to accommodate your request. Photo by Cristian Dina on Pexels.com Writing is one of those tasks that people always think is a very anti-social career and hobby, but…

Bookpage September 2020 Review

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2kfa0nICFakiKRtJkybZBa?si=ed83b54982e24aaf Here's another monthly installment where I select the books I'm excited about that are mentioned in the Bookpage monthly magazine. If you're not familiar, Bookpage is a free magazine given out at libraries in America. They cover new releases of books in all sorts of genres and topics. The Power of Ritual by Casper…

Book Review- Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2z8py9DXIdDCVqXGm3pcOZ?si=b35547467b3d4391 Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls. But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without a mother and her people without hope. Now Zélie has…

What I Wrote This Week #1: August 22nd, 2020

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2kfa0nICFakiKRtJkybZBa?si=dee5a320839c43da A new series I want to start here is to keep myself accountable for my writing. Outside of blogging, I haven't been very good about writing, but I want to start recapping what I worked on. This will encompass finished projects and ongoing projects. Categories include: Creative Writing Blogging Freelance Articles Journaling For the…

My Time as an Academic Librarian Assistant

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2QgvS1wSE4My0DWZ5hPxbu?si=b97af632a2444c22 I love how cozy libraries are Ever since I was younger, I've dreamed of working either in a library or in publishing. So when I got to college and found out that I could work at my campus library, I was thrilled. My second year I applied and got the job, working at the…

Book Review- A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab

https://open.spotify.com/episode/47QNDhTGmzjWUWRONEm3a3?si=c84cd1bb6b2d4504 Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black. Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of…

July Bookish Review + August Forecast

https://open.spotify.com/episode/38dVyfvFNAQI4XAb00KSm0?si=418475f8ae514021 July was a really busy month for me personally. In my everyday life, I had a lot of projects I was working on and a lot of talking to do. In other ways it was more relaxed as I’ve been trying to focus on self care. I got a free subscription to the Down…

Why I decluttered the majority of my book collection.

I used to pick up books at every thing I could. School book fairs, club book sales, library book sales, garage sales, you name it. I’ve always loved the idea of having my own at home library. To that end, I suppose it’s counter productive to get rid of them. But eventually I came to several conclusions about my book collection that really helped me de clutter the amount of books I own.