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2019 Goals

2019 Goals

To be honest, I am not a huge fan of “New Year’s resolutions.”  I’m sure we all have high hopes to accomplish certain things in our lives, but I don’t want or need the added pressure that can accompany resolutions.  I prefer to re-evaluate things at the new year and set reasonable goals.  Here’s what I’ve […]

Posted January 8, 2019 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
My Most Anticipated 2019 Releases

My Most Anticipated 2019 Releases

The new year is here, and now I’m excited to think about the books coming our way in 2019 — I have major grabby hands for quite a few!  Some of the books I’m looking forward to most are highly anticipated sequels, some are by favorite authors, and some simply have me intrigued.  Here is […]

Posted January 3, 2019 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 5 Comments
My 2018 Favorites

My 2018 Favorites

It’s hard to believe it’s 2019!  Where did 2018 go?! I’ve spent the last few weeks thinking about my year of reading.  Here are a few of my thoughts/observations: I finished 132 books which is 57 more books than in 2017, but I also added audiobooks to the mix. There are a lot of books […]

Posted January 2, 2019 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 6 Comments
BLOGTOBER:  Favorite Autumnal Candles

BLOGTOBER: Favorite Autumnal Candles

TGIF, y’all!  Today, it’s #FavoritesFriday meets #Blogtober with my favorite autumnal bookish candles! I love supporting small businesses, so I am happy to share/recommend my favorite Fall candles from bookish shops.  Here we go:  Levi’s Pumpkin Mocha Breve from Novelly Yours is phe-nom-in-al!  With top notes of freshly-brewed coffee, coffee beans, and coffee creamer, middle notes […]

Posted October 19, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
BLOGTOBER:  Tips for Getting Out of a Reading Slump

BLOGTOBER: Tips for Getting Out of a Reading Slump

BLOGTOBER:  Tips for Getting Out of a Reading Slump Reading slumps are AWFUL!  Sometimes it’s an amazing book that throws you into a slump.  Sometimes it’s the opposite and a terrible book throws you into one.  And sometimes it’s just your mood!  Regardless of the case, slumps are no fun. Obviously, I’m not an expert, […]

Posted October 10, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 2 Comments
BLOGTOBER:  My Self-Care Essentials

BLOGTOBER: My Self-Care Essentials

BLOGTOBER: My Self-Care Essentials This post was prompted by recent stress and my own need for a little extra self-care. I think it’s really important to know when you need to step away for a little and take care of yourself.  A lot of people feel like they “can’t,” but I truly believe it’s a […]

Posted October 10, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
BLOGTOBER: Autumnal Reading Recommendations

BLOGTOBER: Autumnal Reading Recommendations

  BLOGTOBER 3: Autumnal Reading Recommendations Fall is my favorite time of year for reading.  I like to save a lot of spooky reads, thrillers, campus stories, and sports romances to read during Fall.  Plus, the weather is cooling off here in West Virginia, so cozying up with a warm blanket, a hot drink, and […]

Posted October 4, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 0 Comments
BLOGTOBER: October TBR

BLOGTOBER: October TBR

It’s the first day of October which also means it’s the first day of #BLOGtober! If you’re a blogger or active on Twitter, you may have heard of Blogtober. The basic idea is that you share a blog post every day in October, which seems a little daunting to me (who only posts here and […]

Posted October 2, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 4 Comments
WRITER’S WORKSHOP – PART III: Traditionally Published Writers

WRITER’S WORKSHOP – PART III: Traditionally Published Writers

  I have been truly lucky to work with some absolutely fantastic people to bring this Writer’s Workshop to you.  This 3-part blog feature spotlights authors who are at various points in their writing careers. Part I focused on aspiring writers and Part II revolved around self-published writers. PART III: TRADITIONALLY PUBLISHED WRITERS For Part III, […]

Posted September 27, 2018 by wildandw in Uncategorized / 0 Comments