Simone and Her Books Travel to Hawaii

Hey everyone! Now I know this isn’t a book review, but I just got back from two weeks of Hawaiian bliss with my husband and I wanted to share some of the fun things I saw with you. I hope that’s alright! Sadly, after I wrote this post the volcano we visited in Hawaii erupted…

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Little Reads – May 4, 2018

While there’s a ton of stuff I still need catching up on, here I am with another edition of Little Reads. Because I was away for most of April I haven’t had a chance to keep up with this, but now that we’re back I feel like the articles are coming at me at full…

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My Favorite Snacks While Reading

When it comes to reading, it’s always important to have the essentials by your side. You’ll need some water for hydration and tea or coffee for the hygge effect. Pillows and blankets for warmth (or comfort if you’re me) and candles because why not? But one thing I always also remember to include is a…

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Sips By Tea Unboxing

Nothing goes better together than a big book to read and a warm cup of tea. That’s why I’ve partnered with Sips By to share with you my great new tea subscription. Like any subscription box, this tea is a monthly service that provides you with a few choice teas every single month. All you…

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Reading & Eating: The Wedding Date and Blueberry Pancakes

“Good Lord, why have you never taken me to that place before?” Alexa asked him. “I’ve never had pancakes that good.” I don’t know about you, but I’m a huge fan of reading and eating. Whether it’s a small snack or a full on meal, I can always be found with a book in hand…

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The New Crimes of Grindelwald Teaser Trailer

Well, if you follow me on Instagram then you know that I’m obsessed with the new trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Check out the new trailer above. I’ve already watched this a few times through and there were a couple of things that got me the most excited by this: The new…

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Being Introverted and Being on the Internet

I’m a pretty introverted person in real life. Spending time with friends and family is great and I love doing it, but sometimes I get pretty exhausted when I hang out with them. It’s nothing to do with them! As an introvert, energy comes from being alone and doing my own thing. While I’m not…

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Why I prefer eGalleys over ARCs

As a book reviewer, I read a lot of books before they’re released. It’s more than just getting books before they’re released. It’s about reading some great reads, sharing your thoughts, and hopefully helping the rest of the community pick that book as a favorite. Recently there has been some controversy over the number of…

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Words Between Worlds Book Club

Hey readers! I just wanted to take a moment to shamelessly plug this new book club that I’m help running with my online friends. It’s called Words Between Worlds. The club will be focusing on diverse reads because this is a theme that all of us share in common. We love reading diverse books and…

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Unpopular Opinion (Valentine’s Day Edition): I have read 50 Shades of Grey twice

Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! I’m not a big Valentine’s Day celebrator, but I know many of you love the day of Love, so I hope you have a wonderful one. In honor of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to write a little bit about a very famous book series that is finally playing its final film…

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