21 Books Every Woman Should Read By 35, Because Reading Keeps You Young (Sort Of)

21 Books Every Woman Should Read By 35, Because Reading Keeps You Young (Sort Of)

 

I just read Bossypants and let me tell you, it was good. A lot of great things about women in the workplace and also life in general.

15 Books As Darkly Romantic As ‘Twilight’, Because That Chemistry Is Exactly What Kept You Turning Pages Years Ago

15 Books As Darkly Romantic As ‘Twilight’, Because That Chemistry Is Exactly What Kept You Turning Pages Years Ago

I love these Bustle lists.

Happy NaNoWriMo!

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Are any of you participating in NaNoWriMo?! Now’s the time to start that novel you’ve been thinking about! This is my first year doing it and I’m pretty excited.

 

Also, some house keeping stuff. I’ve been reading some classics like The Bell Jar, The Hobbit and Lolita but I haven’t been writing reviews for stuff like that as I figure a lot of you may have already read them. But let me know if you’d like to see that!

 

Review of “Doodling For…”

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Doodling for Dog People is designed to appeal to seasoned artists and doodle enthusiasts alike. Packed with more than 50 fun and inspirational prompts, doodling exercises, and canine-related factoids, professional illustrator Gemma Correll sparks the imagination and spurs canine lovers to explore, experiment, and brainstorm ways to draw and doodle their favorite furry friends with her cute and clever art style. The artist’s simple, unique, and whimsical approach is sure to inspire, entertain, and guide artists of any skill level. Doodlers will find inspiration for drawing different types of dogs, dogs in outfits, dogs in action, and even doggie accessories. An interactive book, Doodling for Dog People demonstrates how to draw whimsical doggie doodles, while encouraging artists and doodle enthusiasts to develop their own style and techniques. With its portable format and plenty of open doodling pages, this quirky doodle book is perfect for on-the-go creative types.” -Goodreads

I received these books from a peer at Quarto Knows in exchange for an honest review. These books are super cute and I love the style of the artist, Gemma Correll. (I especially liked the anthropomorphic fruits). I attached some more photos and sneak peeks below.

The Doodling For books are marketed towards on-the-go artists and people that love to doodle. In my opinion, it would do a lot better marketed for kids and gift books. There are plenty of informative quizzes and facts that would be great for kids and all the drawing prompts would provide great entertainment on long car rides or flights. Kind of like an activity book. I also think they’d be great to give as gifts. Have a cat lover friend? A foodie? Everyone does. The Tree Hugger one was especially funny. Also at $16.95 it’s pretty reasonably priced. Would recommend!

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7 Vampire Novels That Go Way Above and Beyond Twilight

7 Vampire Novels That Go Way Above And Beyond ‘Twilight’

You guys already know how I feel about Twilight and Discovery of Witches. Any other ones on here that you’ve read or are on your list?

Also you may have noticed I just posted a bunch of lists from Bustle. I follow their book lover’s facebook page and the lists are excellent! Definitely worth checking out.