Book Nerd Bites #1

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Book Nerd Bites is an original monthly feature created by Becca from Becca and Books, Cyra from Rattle the Pages, Kristie from Lost in Ever After, Natasha from A Binding Attraction, and Valerie from He Said Books or Me as part of the Book Blogger Creativity Project hosted by Nori from ReadWriteLove28. Each month we will be sharing exciting recipes inspired by some of our favorite books. Feel free to join in, but please make sure you link your post back to us so we can enjoy your favorite bookish delights as well!

Welcome to my very first Book Nerd Bites post!

Today we will be digging into two of my favorite things: Chocolate and the Throne of Glass series. If you’ve read any of the ToG books then you know that Celaena loves chocolate cake as much as I do. Continue reading

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Literary Tattoos

Growing up, my mom always said that she would never allow my sister and me to have tattoos or piercings while we lived in her house. As we got older the rules relaxed a little and I was allowed to pierce my bellybutton when I was 15. At the age of 19, I was living back with my parents while waiting to ship off to boot camp and I decided that I REALLY wanted a tattoo. Being the respectful teenager that I was, I asked for permission (even though I legally didn’t need to) because it was her house and her rules. My mom got a little flustered and told me to ask my dad, who as it turns out was totally cool with the idea. That day I went out and got my very first tattoo (one of the only ones I have that I’d later come to regret). Ironically, the tattoo was grammatically incorrect and I didn’t even notice until several hours later. Continue reading