Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Shadow and Bone is the first of three books in the Grisha Series by Leigh Bardugo. Set in a fictional world heavily influenced by Russian culture (Leigh Bardugo dubbed her genre "Tsarpunk", squee!), the story follows Alina, an orphan and mapmaker for the First Army, who is discovered to be a Sun Summoner: a rare … Continue reading Book Review: Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

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Staying Focused Through Journaling

Life can get pretty hectic sometimes. Between work responsibilities, social responsibilities, and the constant roller coaster ride that is social media, our days can feel like a disorganized, jumbled mess. At least, that's how my days have been feeling! Recently, I read an article by Eric Barker titled "7 Ways to Not Feel So Overwhelmed … Continue reading Staying Focused Through Journaling

International Literacy Day 2017

Wow, I've really been neglecting my blog! Sorry about that. Next Friday (September 8th) is UNESCO's International Literacy Day! This year, International Literacy Day will be celebrated across the world under the theme of ‘Literacy in a digital world’.  From the UNESCO website: At record speed, digital technologies are fundamentally changing the way people live, … Continue reading International Literacy Day 2017