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August Wrap Up 2017!

August Wrap Up 2017!

Hey Catastrophes! It’s time for my monthly wrap up where I tell you about everything that happened in August, what I read and what I plan to read next month! August was a seriously busy month and I spent the majority of it traveling, so […]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

A Song to Take the World Apart [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello Catastrophes! Title: A Song to Take the World Apart Author: Zan Romanoff Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Published Date: 13th September 2016 Rating: 4 stars *Thank you to the author for the review copy* Synopsis: What if you could make someone love you back, […]

All About Smoothie Bowls

All About Smoothie Bowls

Hey Catastrophes! ^.^ If you’ve been following my yogi/foodie Instagram account, you’ll know I LOVE smoothies. And with the help of Instagram, I’ve since discovered the wonderful art of making (and the even better art of consuming) smoothie bowls! When I first started out though, […]

Olivia’s Catastrophe 2.0

Olivia’s Catastrophe 2.0

Hello, wonderful people! Welcome to the grand opening of the bigger and better Olivia’s Catastrophe! I am so glad that you could make it today. So, let’s get right down to business. I am sure you want to know what’s new, right? Well, first let […]

July Wrap Up 2017

July Wrap Up 2017

Hi everyone! It’s been a little while, but I am really working hard at my new site and new channel, so I’ll be back soon. Combined with traveling, I’ve had very little time to construct filler posts or visit many blogs. But I will be […]

Top 10: YA Books by Black Authors on my TBR

Top 10: YA Books by Black Authors on my TBR

Hello there everyone! Recently, I was busy writing a guest post for another blog (which will be up soon.) It was going to be about black authors whose works I would recommend in the YA genre. But then I stopped and thought – what books […]

Wonder Woman [Movie Review & Giveaway!]

Wonder Woman [Movie Review & Giveaway!]

Happy Monday! I was very excited to see Wonder Woman. When my sister kept going on and on about her as a superhero, I wasn’t enthralled. But the glimpse we saw of her in Batman vs. Superman had me completely convinced that I was going […]

13 Little Blue Envelopes [Book Review & Giveaway!]

13 Little Blue Envelopes [Book Review & Giveaway!]

Hello there! Title: 13 Little Blue Envelopes Author: Maureen Johnson Publisher: HarperTeen Published Date: 23rd August 2005 Rating: 3 Stars   ——————————————————————————— Synopsis: Inside little blue envelope 1 are $1,000 and instructions to buy a plane ticket.In envelope 2 are directions to a specific London […]

June Wrap Up & Giveaway!

June Wrap Up & Giveaway!

Hello everyone! Before I get right into the wrap up, I wanted to start with the main point. You may be wondering where my posts have gone, or why I will not be active for a little while into the future. The truth of the […]

The Black Unicorn [Poetry Collection Review]

The Black Unicorn [Poetry Collection Review]

Hello there! Title: The Black Unicorn Author: Audre Lorde Publisher: Norton & Company LLC Published Date: 17th August 1995 Rating: 5 stars ——————————————————————————————— Synopsis: Rich continues: “Refusing to be circumscribed by any simple identity, Audre Lorde writes as a Black woman, a mother, a daughter, […]