Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us by Murray Carpenter

Title: Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us Author: Murray Carpenter Genre: Nonfiction, Science, Food, Health, Psychology, History, Cooking, Business, Nutrition Publisher: Hudson Street Press Published: March 13, 2014 Page Amount: 288 pages Blurb From Goodreads: The most popular drug in America is a white powder. No, not that powder. This is caffeine in its most essential…

Book Review: Deathless by Catherynne M. Valente

Title: Deathless Author: Catherynne Valente Genre: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Fiction, Mythology, Fairy Tales, Russia, Romance, Adult, Retelling Publisher: Tor Books Published: March 29, 2011 Page Amount: 352 pages Blurb From Goodreads:Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed…

Book Review: Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Merry Christmas! This is my favorite book this year!   Title: Alexander Hamilton Author: Ron Chernow Genre: Non Fiction, History, American History, Biography, Politics, Historical, Memoir, Economics, Presidents Publisher: Penguin Published: March 29, 2005 Page Amount: 818 pages Blurb From Goodreads: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized,…

Book Review: I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Title: I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban Author: Malala Yousafzai, Christina Lamb Genre: Non-Fiction, Biography, Memoir, Feminism, History Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Published: October 8, 2013 Page Amount: 327 pages Blurb From Goodreads: When the Taliban took control of the Swat Valley in Pakistan, one girl spoke out. Malala…

Book Review: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson

Title: Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania Author: Erik Larson Genre: Non-Fiction, History, War Publisher: Crown Published: March 10, 2015 Page Amount: 430 pages Blurb From Goodreads: On May 1, 1915, with WWI entering its tenth month, a luxury ocean liner as richly appointed as an English country house sailed out of New York, bound for…

Writing Day: March 31: Fluidity

So *ahem* mistake on my part was not posting a couple of days ago – the most recent part of the story. No excuses are coming to mind, so I won’t bother you with their annoyances, but needless to say, I’ll continue where I left off. Anyways: check out the Fluidity tag if you’re interested…

It’s time we talked about Egypt.

Egypt has always been a hotspot that breeds trouble. Whether it’s the ousting of presidents or the riots that alternate between horrifying and liberating, it’s a wonder, to me at least, that Egypt is still standing.