Audiobook Review: Goodbye Days..

Posted April 28, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook / 0 Comments
Audiobook Review: Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner

Goodbye Days by Jeff Zentner Narrated By: Michael Crouch Release Date: March 7, 2017 Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers / Listening Library Genre: Young Adult Contemporary ISBN: 978-0553524062 Running Time: 10 hours and 45 minutes Source: Received From Publisher Add it to Goodreads What if you could spend one last day with someone you lost? One day Carver Briggs […]

Writer’s Block Party: Ho..

Posted April 25, 2017 by Melody in General / 0 Comments
Writer’s Block Party: How to Use Scrivener As A Writer Who Blogs

  This one is for my fellow bloggers who are also writers that use Scrivener. If you have ever wondered how you can use Scrivener in an unconventional way…for your blog, wonder no more! I’ve shared (with plenty of screenshots) how I use the software to organize Hollywood the Write Way! Head on over to […]

YA Treats: THUG Smoothie

Posted April 23, 2017 by Melody in YA Treats / 0 Comments
YA Treats: THUG Smoothie

So I’m starting a new feature on the blog and instagram today, YA Treats. You can follow my instagram (@melliesimps) or the YA Treats instagram (@yatreats) that I just made as well as the tags, #YATreats and #TheYAVegan to keep track of all of this on Insta. YA Treats is a feature in which I mash […]

Blog Tour: Alex & Eliza: ..

Posted April 18, 2017 by Melody in Audiobook, Blog Tour / 1 Comment
Blog Tour: Alex & Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

I’m delighted to be a stop on the official Alex & Eliza: A Love Story book blog tour today! Below, I discuss what I felt while reading the book (and listening to the audiobook), I share my favorite lines from the book + my favorite songs from the hit Broadway musical, Hamilton (Thank you, LMM), which […]

Face Off: All Stars Episode 11..

Posted April 4, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.10 Recap & Review “Cursed Covens”

This episode was wicked! Host, McKenzie Westmore met the artists in the lab to deliver a witchy challenge!! Finally! Yes!!! Witches are my jam! The challenge? Each super team (yep, still doing that) had to create a supernatural coven of three witches or warlocks. The covens are at war and each coven has cast a visible curse […]

Face Off: All Stars Episode 11..

Posted April 4, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.09 Recap & Review “Frightening Families”

The final four teams up to murder their opponents this week! And it looks like there are more of them now… In this episode, host, McKenzie Westmore met the artists in the middle of nowhere to give them a huge leg up on the upcoming challenge as well as a gut punch. Instead of competing as […]

TV Talk – Face Off: All ..

Posted April 4, 2017 by Melody in Face Off / 0 Comments
TV Talk – Face Off: All Stars Episode 11.08 Recap & Review “Odd Couples”

Pardon my belated reviewing! I don’t want to condense these reviews into one so just stay tuned for back to back Face Off goodness! Starting right where I left off… the final five teams become the final four teams! That was quick! In this episode, host, McKenzie Westmore met the artists in Griffith Park to deliver the […]

Loot Crate Gets Primal!

Posted April 4, 2017 by Melody in Subscription Box / 0 Comments
Loot Crate Gets Primal!

The latest Loot Crate haul is all about unleashing the beast and becoming primal. From Wolverine to Predator, this box has got the theme covered and deserves an A+. So what’s inside the box this month? Loot Crate is a monthly mystery crate for gamers, geeks and fans of pop culture, delivering cool (and often exclusive!) items like collectibles, […]

April 2017 Releases On My Rada..

Posted April 2, 2017 by Melody in On My Radar / 0 Comments
April 2017 Releases On My Radar

So what’s releasing this month that I’m excited about? As far as movies go, I’m highly anticipating the blu-ray/DVD releases of Hidden Figures and The Girl With All the Gifts. I’m also intrigued by Split and The Founder which I have yet to see but are both on my watch list, so I’ll definitely be moving those […]

Melody’s March 2017 Wrap..

Posted April 2, 2017 by Melody in Monthly Wrap Up / 0 Comments
Melody’s March 2017 Wrap Up

March started off wonderfully with a fun author event at Barnes & Noble. NYT Bestselling Author, Susan Dennard celebrated the release of her latest novel, Windwitch, accompanied by author, Elise Kova (The Alchemists of Loom). It’s always such a delight to see Susan on the road! Plus, I finally met my internet friend and Writer’s […]