Audiobook Review: Ash and Air

Author: Alex Lidell Narrator: Kaitlin Bellamy Length: 6 hours and 57 minutes Publisher: Danger Bearing Press Released: Sep. 8, 2017 Genre: YA Fantasy
Master and Commander meets Sarah J Maas in a seafaring adventure of duty, love, magic, and a princess’s quest to protect her kingdom on her own terms.

After a lifetime of training, 17-year-old Princess Nile Greysik, a lieutenant on the prestigious Ashing navy flagship, sails into battle with one vital mission – and fails.

Barred from the sea and facing a political marriage, Nile masquerades as a common sailor on the first ship she can find. With a cowardly captain, incompetent crew, and a cruel, too-handsome first officer intent on making her life a living hell, Nile must hide her identity while trying to turn the sorry frigate battle worthy. Worse, a terrifying and forbidden magic now tingles in Nile’s blood. If anyone catches wind of who Nile is or what she can do, her life is over.

But when disaster threatens the ship, Nile may have n…

Postcard Hub October 16, 2017

This lovely postcard came my way all the way from Turkey.

Friendly Fill Ins: Week 62

Learning about each other and making friends is what it is all about!  Here are this week's statements with the blanks:
1. My inner child_____________________.
2. My favorite month is ________________.
3. My favourite commercial is                       , because .
4. Personally, I don't care for .

My answers this week:

1) My inner child is a huge brat, she never wants to do any work.  

2) My favourite month is April because of my birthday.

3) My favourite commercial is the Scotia Bank one that they play before movies, because I don't have cable so it's the only one I have seen in years.

4) Personally, I don't care for lots of things, but I won't discuss them here. ;)

Postcards United October 4, 2017

This interesting card made it's way to me from Hong Kong.

Friendly Fill Ins Week 61

Learning about each other and making friends is what it is all about!Here are this week's statements with the blanks:
1. My favorite line from a film is _______________.

2. Other than blogs, a website I visit often is _____________.
3. When I feel down, I .
4. If I could , I would .

Here are my answers:

1) My favourite line from a film is "Turns out your friend here is only MOSTLY dead. See, mostly dead is still slightly alive".

2) Other than blogs, a website I visit often is Bored Panda.

3) When I feel down, I snuggle the cats in bed and watch old movies.

4) If I could concentrate when I can't sleep, I would get more done.

Audiobook Review: Lost in the Clouds

Author: R.K. Gold Narrator: Kyle Tait Length: 4 hours 3 minutes Publisher: Earl of Plaid Released: Aug. 3, 2017 Genre: Paranormal
Neville Canton was about as average as any man can be. He had a mediocre job, a pleasant wife, an on-going feud with his sister, and an average case of cancer that took his life.

But death wasn’t the end of his problems and even average people have to learn to overcome.

Now trapped in a cloud between the living and the dead, he must find his way to the afterlife.

With the help of a spiritual guide he navigates through seven challenges; seven tasks to sever his final connections to the mortal world.

If he fails, he forfeits his eternity and the consequences may be worse than death.

R.K. Gold graduated from the University of Maryland in 2014 with a B.A. in English and is now pursuing a M.S. in Economics from the University at Buffalo.
He is a non-genre specific author who enjoys reading and writing about characters searching for their purpose in life. Website

Friendly Fill Ins Week 60

Learning about each other and making friends is what this is all about!
1. My next _______________ will be ___________________.

2. Fireworks ___________________.

3. This week, I am thankful . 
4. Freedom .

Here are my answers:

1) My next vacation will be a family wedding.

2) Fireworks are awesome!!!!

3) This week, I am thankful that I am surrounded by positive people.

4) Freedom is worth fighting for.