Penelope Gomez

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Ghost in a witches hat
Halloween the most witchy time of the year! Growing up I was completely obsessed with WITCHES. I would watch things like Sabrina the Teenage Witch , and Hocus Pocus on endless repeat. If it had ANYTHING to do with witches, then I was all about it! I wanted nothing more than to fly around on a broomstick, find a talking cat and go on some witchy adventures! ...Some kids are obsessed with dinosaurs... I was obsessed with witches.... So you can imagine how my inner child SCREAMED when I got the idea for a Witchy Themed Halloween TBR. Because lets...Read more...
books on a light pink background
"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez , will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story and then give the book a rating of : Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Just Okay I will then give a brief description of why I chose to rate a book a certain way. So without further delay lets get into the "Books I've Read Recently," and as always leave a comment down below and tell me which of these books you've...Read more...
blue sombrero with white bead embroidery
Growing up Mexican American it was so important for me to find books with Hispanic characters that I could relate to. I used to scour the shelves to find books like Esperanza Rising and The Circuit in the children's section, but when I transitioned into reading Young Adult fiction I remember I had the hardest time finding similar books with Hispanic characters. So in order to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month I've made it easy and compiled a list of YA books featuring characters from a diverse array of Hispanic Cultures to add to your latest TBR list. Hispanic Heritage...Read more...
books on a light pink background
"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez , will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story and then give the book a rating of : Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Just Okay I will then give a brief description of why I chose to rate a book a certain way. So without further delay lets get into the "Books I've Read Recently," and as always leave a comment down below and tell me which of these books you've...Read more...
school supplies on a yellow background
Well it's that dreaded time of the year again. Summer is officially coming to an end and school is almost back in session. Time for endless essays, pop quizzes and math nobody is EVER going to use again. If your anything like me and it's your Freshmen year of college, essay's and math formulas were always the last thing on my mind. If you're on your way into college or just dreaming about the day you get to move into your college dorm, then these Back to School College Recommendations are perfect for you. As always comment down below which...Read more...
book on a light pink background
"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez , will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story and then give the book a rating of : Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Just Okay I will then give a brief description of why I chose to rate a book a certain way. So without further delay lets get into the "Books I've Read Recently," and as always leave a comment down below and tell me which of these books you've...Read more...
red telephone booth
All summer long I've been dreaming about Travel. I want to eat chocolate gelato and float in a gondola somewhere in Italy. I want to take a ride in a huge red double Decker bus, on my way to afternoon tea somewhere in London. I want to go shopping and eat macaroons from Laduree, somewhere near the Eiffel tower in Paris. A girl can dream anyway. In case your like me and can't afford to go traipsing through Europe this summer, here are some nostalgic travel reads to help you imagine and plan your future summer vacations. Travel Recommendations Love...Read more...
books on a light pink background
"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez , will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story and then give the book a rating of : Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Just Okay I will then give a brief description of why I chose to rate a book a certain way. So without further delay lets get into the "Books I've Read Recently," and as always leave a comment down below and tell me which of these books you've...Read more...
rainbow flag
This month I'm going to be recommending some LGBT+ reads for PRIDE Month. I thought it would be fun to break down each letter and give you two awesome recommendations for that "letter" category. In case you don't know what "LGBT+" stands for, I'm here to break it down for you: The "L" stands for Lesbian The "G" stands for Gay The "B" stands for Bisexual The "T" stands for Transgender The "+" stands for all the other groups, such as asexual, intersex, questioning, etc. I wanted to break it down in case there was a specific category that you...Read more...
books on a light pink background
"Books I've Read Recently" is a series where I, Penelope Gomez , will do a monthly wrap up of the books I've read throughout the past month. In this series I will give a brief synopsis of the story and then give the book a rating of : Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Just Okay I will then give a brief description of why I chose to rate a book a certain way, but this month there is a twist: In honor of the Graphic Novel Making Contest this month I am challenging myself to ONLY READ GRAPHIC NOVELS! If you...Read more...