Book Review – Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia

Book: Midnight in Siberia: A Train Journey into the Heart of Russia Author: David Greene Hardcover Pages: 336 Genre(s): non-fiction, cultural, Russia, history, Travelogue, adventure, political commentary, autobiography Description from Goodreads: Far away from the trendy cafes, designer boutiques, and political protests and crackdowns in Moscow, the real Russia exists. Midnight in Siberia chronicles David […]

Gratitude List – Day 1

One of our wellness programs at work is through a company called Keas (LOVE them…they make improving health and wellness fun!) and each week during the challenge, we are to choose goals. This week I decided to pick the Gratitude List…and while I’m a big believer in expressing gratitude on a daily basis, not just […]

A Strongly Worded Letter (IGGPPC Summer Camp Writing Project_

Another feature at IGGPPC Summer Camp this year was a creative writing project called “Write a Letter to Your Nemesis” – the idea was to pair up with another Iggle and exchange letters written from the perspective of an infamous duo (Batman/Joker, Doctor Who/Dalek, Peter Pan/Hook, Alice/The Queen of Hearts…you get the idea!) I didn’t […]

Book Review – “Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) by Gail Carriger

Book: Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1) Author: Gail Carriger eBook/Kindle Pages: 307 Genre(s): steampunk, fantasy, young adult/teen, adventure, science fiction, humor Description from Goodreads: “It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is […]

Book Review – “Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl” by Paige Lavoie

Book: Confidence: The Diary of an Invisible Girl Author: Paige Lavoie Advanced Reader’s Copy (ARC) PDF Pages: 254 Genre(s): Geek Girls, coming of age, diary, popular kids, guilty pleasures, comics, conventions, light romance (mostly just crushes/infatuation) Description from Goodreads: “Comic-book-obsessed Barbara Jenkins’ idea of an exciting night consists mostly of fan fiction and frozen pizza-that […]