An Ode to My Acne

The amount of beauty tips I am bombarded with through Facebook and other social media is staggering. And as someone whose acne never went away after puberty, this continuous stream never ceases to give me false hope of finding a miracle cure to make it all just maybe, one day, finally disappear. However, it suddenly…

Book Deals for September 7th

Seems that I am unable to help myself from buying books. In my defense I did have some Amazon credit available to me so I willingly spent that. In today’s interesting book deals: When Broken Glass Floats: This book fits well into my book journey goals. Definitely about a place I have never read about…

Book Deals for September 5th

These are harrowing times it seems and it would only be fitting that the book that stood out to me today revolves around Hurricane Katrina: Salvage the Bones. Particularly poignant for these times with Hurricane Irma on her way. Check it out! “The question isn’t whether I have time to read or not (time that nobody…

Book Deals for September 1st

It is a little late for this but these books seem worthy of being publicized for being on sale today! I will unfortunately not be purchasing them since I need to put a halt on my purchases for awhile. Too many books to read. Best problem to have though! The Bright Hour: This book stood…

Book Deals for August 26th

At a departmental event today but there’s always time to be keeping an eye out for good deals!  In today’s exciting deals:  The Secret Life of Bees: this is just a must-read. It has a good reputation for good reasons. Please check out!  The Last Lecture: a depressing book but an amazing book. Read it…

Book Deals for August 12th 

Really need this rainy weather to abide! Trying to enjoy one of my last weekends before school resumes. A little hard with the rain.  Anyways, on this rainy Saturday, I have some wonderful books deals:  Meridian: this book is by the glorious Alice Walker, the author of “The Color Purple”.  Confessions of a Sociopath: Given…

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Follow me on twitter for quotes from the books I’m currently reading! Good way to keep up with me as I plod along before being able to write the final review —> @BQimpertinente 

Deals for the day of August 10th

Facebook kindly reminded me that one year ago today I crossed into North Carolina! Not per say the official day of the start of my PhD journey, but close enough. Anyways for today’s bookdeals Beneath the Lion’s Gaze stood out to me in BookBub’s daily email. Really appreciate all these book deals for novels written by African…

An Ode to Summer

This is feeling is not new. I have experienced this sense of despair with seeing the end of summer near for almost my entire life, however this time it is slightly different. As a PhD student you don’t really have summers “off” anymore. You are still, for the most part, expected to complete research during…

Book Deals for August 5th

BookBub strikes again with the great deals! Really truly love their email format and appreciate the images and little summaries they offer. BookRiot’s daily email for book deals has a greater list, but the format really leaves to be desired. Some of us definitely judge books by their cover and therefore require little images of…