Lifestyle: 2019 Reflection + 2020 Resolutions

Welcome to my second ever lifestyle post since I migrated Cierra's Cynosure to WordPress! This blog truly has become true to its slogan: "books and a little bit of life." Today, I'm giving you a little bit of what my life has been like in 2019. It is safe to say that this year has…

A Bookish 2019 Reflection + 2020 Goals

Welcome to the bookish version of my annual reflections & foresight posts! (The long, sappy, personal lifestyle version of my 2019 reflection + 2020 resolutions will be up later tonight by the time this post is published 💖). I set some bookish goals for myself on January 1st, 2019. The question is: how'd I do?…

Favorite Reads of 2019

I know what you're thinking: "Cierra, we're not done with December yet!" Which is true. But similar to many things in life: when you know, you know. The books I'm featuring today have qualities that are unique. They've all been a mix of amusing, stimulating, informative, and overall, captivating. These are books that I've probably…

2018 Reflection + 2019 Resolutions

Hi everyone! First of all: 2 posts back-to-back! I'm congratulating myself on that one. Second of all: we are approximately 7 hours away from 2019 by the time this post goes live! Let's all just take a moment to breathe and celebrate ourselves for making it another trip around the sun. And even if you've…

Best Reads of 2018 | Bookish Year Review + 2019 Goals

Hi everyone! Wow, it's been a while since my last bookish post --- sorry about that. This fall was just a really big milestone in my life, so naturally, lifestyle posts took over for a few months there. Anyway, here's my last bookish blog post of 2018!! It's insane to me because I feel like…