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The Best of 2015 and Resolutions for 2016

The ball has dropped, Ol’ Blue Eyes has sung, and 2016 is officially here, which means it is time to look back at the year that was and towards the year that has just begun.  That, of course, means a Best Of List.  Normally, I don’t limit my best of’s to one year, but I …

Review of “Cinderella’s Shoes” by Shonna Slayton

As soon as I hit publish on the post about Cinderella’s Dress, I jumped right on into Cinderella’s Shoes (provided to me from Netgalley), the second (and final?) book in the series.  Before I go any further, I want to say that if you have not read the first, stop right now.  Don’t go any further. There …

Review of “Cinderella’s Dress” by Shonna Slayton

Last week, I was browsing the catalogue on Netgalley and came across a book called Cinderella’s Shoes and was intrigued.  I liked the idea that Cinderella was a real person and that her dresses and shoes were also real.  I also liked the fact that the book was set in the 1940’s.  This is something I’ve …

Review of “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” by J.K. Rowling

The year was 1998.  Bill Clinton was president and was about to go through the toughest year of his presidency thanks to a bunch of petty Republicans, who didn’t like his policies and the fact that he was able to do things that none of their presidents, including their hero, Ronald Reagan, could do (i.e. …

The Fiction Vixen–Back from the Dead…Again

Hi, all.  I know I’ve been gone for a REALLY long time, yet again, and there are not enough words in the English language to come close to apologizing for leaving you high and dry for a second time.  The truth is that I’ve been dealing with a lot of stuff in my non-internet life …