There are vegans in Michigan, right?

Hey Scamps! Great day to be an American, right? everything sucks and I wish I was Canadian. You know what state borders Canada, has a boss climate this time of year, and is home to the characters in today’s book? If you guessed Michigan, you’d be right. So let’s get there quick before the Canadians … Read more…

lemongrass and ginger soba noodles

Is it hot in here, or do I just want to call the fire brigade?

OMG!! I am reviewing a cookbook. What the fuck has happened to me? For my #BeBetterBookChallenge I selected a vegan instant pot cookbook, and so far it’s great! But I decided to go for extra credit and read another. I’ve been seeing the Engine 2 Diet products in Whole Foods for a few years now, but kinda just … Read more…

Rock Hard and Rearing to Go.

OMG. You guys, I think I have a thing for befanged grey men. First, it was Brishen in Radiance  by Grace Draven, and now? Daarik from Exile by Colleen Vanderlinden. Maybe I have a statue fetish I’ve not explored? Something about their stoney grace? I have a feeling I know who’s next… It’s the obvious first step into the … Read more…

I Only Have Ghost Eyes For You.

Today’s post includes my children’s two favorite things: Chinese mythology and the Perfect Bubble Tea. My children, The Captain and The Peanut are 50% Chinese. When I first started buying books for them, I looked for books about that huge piece of their heritage, because, let’s face it, it’s not like the white narrative is … Read more…