Top Ten Tuesday: My Summer TBR (Re-reads count, right?)

What up, noobs? Did I spell that right???
It's Tuesday, which means: I get to make a list of ten books that will only vary very slightly from week to week! YAAAAAYYY!!!!! *happy cheering*

I promise I'll have more interesting graphics at some point but for right now...
This week I present you with my Summer TBR, which will be much larger than is indicated here but this will be the beginning and basic infrastructure. *feels really proud of self for using that word*
Here we go.
1. Ahsoka by E.K. Johnston I love the Clone Wars show (my bestie and I are watching it together, and it's wonderful), and Ahsoka is one of the best characters. We just finished Season 5, and Ahsoka is... not in a happy place :( So a book that tells us what happens to her after that? And it has decent reviews? So hopefully it's good?
2. Legend by Marie Lu So... I haven't read this one yet? I want to. And I would have before now. But... it's never at my library :( I will get to it! I promis…

My Writing Schedule of 2017

Hey all, I know this post is running really late and I'm so sorry :P I've had a really busy day, what with cleaning out the garage and running a fundraiser for my Students for Life Group. That was amazing, BTW. We went door to door collecting redemption bottles, which we then cashed in at the redemption center for $80! It was amazing and my buddies over there are some of the best people in the world :)

Anyway: I thought I'd give you all a run-down, month by month, of my writing schedule for this year. Starting in January because I'm a slacker and didn't yet have a blog when the year started :P And I will provide commentary, which you will probably not enjoy.

January Goals: Finish The King's Daughter. Did I do this? NOOOOOO. Hahahahahahaha.
Unfortunately, January was a very heavy month medically, and... I kind of had no writing time. I was finishing up my honors American government, and had a surgery, and... yeah. It was just not good.
I think I got a little bit…

Interview with Leah Good

Sorry this post is coming so late, y'all. My internet is being a pain in the neck and giving me tons of trouble. :P But here it is!
I have major exciting news today: I am doing an interview with Leah Good, the author of Counted Worthy!

Bio: courtesy of
People turn to story for entertainment, truth, and inspiration. My passion is providing all three through my own writing and by recommending the stories of others.
I’m was homeschool K-12, graduated in 2011, went on to do college from home, and completed a BSBA in Marketing in 2013. I am daughter to my two wonderful parents, sister to the best brother in the world, and friend to some amazing sisters in Christ.
My relationship with Jesus is the most important part of my life. Though many people think of Him as a crutch to get through life, I think of Him more as a jet pack. I can truly say He has given me life and life more abundant. Because of my great friendship with my Savior, I want to serve Him in every area of my lif…

Top Ten Moms in YA Lit (And also in MG lit because I'm a cheater {probably [hint: it's likely} } )

Hello, everybody! Today's post is once again Top Ten Tuesday (I'm really liking Top Ten Tuesday, in case you missed the memo). And, in honor of Mother's Day (which was on Sunday), the theme is The Top Ten Mothers in YA Books. (At least for me. Other people might be different.)
I love books with good parents in them. I do! They're some of my favorite things to encounter. But good parents (and, more specifically, good moms) are hard to come by. So here is a list of my favorite moms in the books I've read recently-ish. I may cheat a little bit. You have been warned.
1. Nia Igiby from The Wingfeather Saga You knew you weren't going to be able to avoid it :) The Igiby kids have no memory of their dad, who died when they were really little in the Great War. So Nia and their grandpa serve as their only guardians. Nia is a very strong woman. She's stern, authoritative, and brisk, and she acts like she's made of steel, but when you see her smile at the kids or …

Watched: The Characters

So the post today is inspired by Gray Marie's post on her characters (because I have no ideas.) You know that feeling? Where you go "I have a million ideas for what to post about" but then you actually sit down to type out the post and they all fly away? It's like "Pssh I got nothin'."

But thank you anyway, Gray, for the inspiration :)

Since I've been talking about this infamous "Watched" so much, I was thinking I'd give you a post of my concept art pictures for my characters. I drew some of them back when they were still a part of The King's Daughter, but those are no longer up to date. Sometime I'll give you a second post with more accurate pictures than these photos (although a lot of these are pretty accurate.)

So here we go.
This is basically what I picture my MC, Melinza, looking like. She's a redhead, and, yes, she always wears that hat. (Most of my characters wear hats. They live in D.C. during the winter. It'…

Band Highlights: Andrew Peterson

Hey there, everybody. I'm back, and I'm starting a new series! Hopefully, I'll be able to do one of these per month. The plan is simple - I pick one of the artists I'm listening to right now and give you a breakdown of their top songs, some honorable mentions, and the reasons why your life will not be complete without these people in it.
May Spotlight: Andrew Peterson You may have seen me flailing about AP's (as he will henceforth be known in this post) marvelous Wingfeather Saga books. They are impeccably good. You should read them. Yesterday. And all four books are out now, which means that you won't have to suffer through the wait for more, like I did. See? I'm doing you a favor, recommending them now. But then, the Wingfeather Saga could be its own post, so we'll move on to Andrew Peterson's MUSIC.
Official website: Official books website:
Andrew Peterson: Faith's Top Ten Hits Oh, my... where do we st…