Make Something Monday: My YouTube Channel

Make Something Monday: My YouTube Channel

A weekly post here on Jessie Marie Reads where I show what I’ve been crafting up lately. Usually cross-stitch or knitting updates, but you never know. Want more frequent crafty updates? Follow me on Instagram – @jessiedoesstuff
I’m stepping out of my comfort zone here…
In so many ways, I’m stepping out of my comfort zone. Let’s start at the beginning.
So, two and half years ago (yes, we’re going that far back), I posted a video to … Keep Reading »

Short & Tweet: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Short & Tweet: American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Short and Tweet Reviews are my thoughts crammed into 140 characters or less. This is following in the footsteps of Kate from Midnight Book Girl and her format of the same name. Sometimes I want to say something about a book, but not enough for a full-fledged review. Short and Tweets make that possible. I will also include a little bit more in a Greater-Than-140 (characters) bit.

This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

This is Not a Test by Courtney Summers

I reviewed This is Not a Test in June of 2012. In an effort to rebuild my blog, I have decided to bring back some of my reviews.
When you hear “zombie” book, no matter what else is at the end of that sentence, one is automatically bombarded with images of brains, violence, failed attempts at survival and the use of the most imaginative weapons against a horde of the undead. This is Not a Test has … Keep Reading »

Discussions & Confessions – Falling Back in Love with Reading (with GIFs)

Discussions & Confessions – Falling Back in Love with Reading (with GIFs)

I’ve been talking about this for what feels like forever. Months, at least, though realistically, it’s probably been about a full year. What am I alluding to? My reading SLUMP, capitalization necessary. I am in a slump, a funk, a whatever-you-want-to-call-it. I want to want to read so badly, but most everything I pick up goes about 50 pages, or so and then back down. I don’t really want to commit the time to read … Keep Reading »

Bout of Books 11.0 Goals + Updates

Bout of Books 11.0 Goals + Updates

The Bout of Books 11.0 read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are challenges, giveaways, and a … Keep Reading »

Bout of Books 11 Sign Up!

Bout of Books 11 Sign Up!

Bout of Books 10 Sign Up!
The Bout of Books read-a-thon is organized by Amanda @ On a Book Bender and Kelly @ Reading the Paranormal. It is a week long read-a-thon that begins 12:01am Monday, August 18th and runs through Sunday, August 24th in whatever time zone you are in. Bout of Books is low-pressure, and the only reading competition is between you and your usual number of books read in a week. There are … Keep Reading »

Reading Queue – August 2014

Reading Queue – August 2014

Reading Queue is a monthly recap and TBR meme hosted by the lovely ladies at Books: A True Story and BookTasty. Pretty simple – make plans for reading in the coming month and recap the reads from the… previous month. I’m also going to add links to the reviews I posted in the previous month for your viewing pleasure. : )
April Recap
My reading in 2014 is lackluster, at best. But July? That rocked. I owe a lot of my … Keep Reading »