The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires

“It used to be you’d only see bumper stickers for the Gamecocks, or Clemson, or the Citadel. Now you’ve got people driving around with Alabama and UVA stickers. Any one of them could be a serial killer for all we know.” Summary The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix Read onContinue reading “The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires”

Shut Your Face: Things I Wish I Could Punch People for Saying to Me as a New Mom

I’ll be honest, before I had my daughter I had no idea how to talk to other parents, especially new ones. To be frank, I still don’t think I do. What I do realize is how much stress new parents are under for so many different reasons, and how even compliments can be misconstrued withContinue reading “Shut Your Face: Things I Wish I Could Punch People for Saying to Me as a New Mom”

Such a Fun Age: Book Review

***Summary*** Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid Read on my Kindle Fiction, Family Relationships, Race 4/5 stars Recommended read for anybody interested by the book description ***Review*** I really enjoyed this book, I had already been on hold for it at the library when it appeared on multiple book lists as a good read,Continue reading “Such a Fun Age: Book Review”

How To Keep Track of All the Papers You’re Reading While Working from Home

Hello people! This morning I shared some information on how I organize journal articles in an Excel spreadsheet to make them easier to find later. The tweet absolutely blew up (by my standards), so I decided to write up a post that expands on some of these ideas.  1. Keep it Simple. Make a newContinue reading “How To Keep Track of All the Papers You’re Reading While Working from Home”

Review: Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl

Title: Things We Didn’t Talk About When I was a Girl: A Memoir Author: Jeannie Vanasco Rating: 2/5 stars Review: I wanted to like this book so much, unfortunately it upset me a lot. Despite my low rating, I cannot state enough how important this book is. For Jeannie Vanasco to tell us her story,Continue reading “Review: Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl”