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Garden of Ravens release post!

Title: Garden of Ravens Author: Krystal Jane Ruin Genre: Dark Poetry Release Date: August 13, 2019

A collection of dark poetry that journeys through folklore, twisted tales, mental breakdowns, and depression.  We hide in shadows We wither under layers Sunlight is for beautiful people Darkness is for us

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Krystal is a writer of paranormal and supernatural fiction residing in the Tennessee Valley. When she’s not writing, she can be found sipping matcha frappucinos and searching for unicorns in the wild.


First of all, how many of y'all have seen Oklahoma!? Do you know where I can see a filmed version of the musical because after seeing this version of Oklahoma! tonight, I am unsettled and endlessly curious. 
A few months ago, I watched The Tony Awards and the cast of Oklahoma! did their performance. Now, I've seen bits of Oklahoma! performed on TV before and it always seemed...I don't know...cheerful? People were square dancing, singing about beautiful mornings and how farmers and ranchers should get along. This one was...different: 

They seemed angry, thus I nicknamed this Angry!Oklahoma. My friends and I went to see it tonight; none of us have seen any other productions of this show. We know some of the songs and I read the plot summary on Wikipedia. And my reaction to said plot summary was: "What?!! What is this? Why is this considered a musical theater classic?"
This production, on at Circle in the Square Theatre, is in a small theater in the semi-round. It …

2019 Reading Challenge: 10 Books!

Well, finally, I have hit the halfway mark of my reading goal for this year--10 books! Here they are:

1. Becoming by Michelle Obama. 5 stars. Nonfiction/Autobiography/ Memoir.

2. Midnight Riot (Rivers of London, #1) by Ben Aaronovitch. 3 stars. Fiction/Fantasy/Urban Fantasy/Mystery/British.

3. Her Royal Spyness (Her Royal Spyness #1) by Rhys Bowen. 3 stars. Fiction/Historical/British/Mystery/Cozy mystery.

4. After The Wedding (The Worth Saga #2) by Courtney Milan. 4 stars. Fiction/Romance/Historical Romance/Britain.
5. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. 5 stars. Fiction/Contemporary/Young Adult. 
6. A Girl Like Her (Ravenswood #1) by Talia Hibbert. 4 stars. Fiction/Romance/Contemporary Romance. 

7. Ayesha At Last by Uzma Jalaluddin. 3 stars. Fiction/Contemporary/Romance/Muslim culture/Canadian.

8. An Unconditional Freedom (The Loyal League #3) by Alyssa Cole. 3 stars. Fiction/Romance/Historical Romance/Civil War/Espionage.

9. Revolutionary Days: Recollections of Romanoffs and Bolsheviki…