WWW Wednesday (#4)

Hey everyone! I haven’t post much lately and I missed Top Ten Tuesday’s. I’m not going to make any excuses though so let’s get to it. If you’re unfamiliar with WWW Wednesday here’s the rundown. WWW Wednesday is a weekly event currently run by where you answer three fairly simple questions:

What did you recently finish reading?

What are you currently reading?

What do you want to read next?

What did you recently finish reading?

Nothing! This is pretty sad but I haven’t been reading as much as I usually do.

What are you currently reading?



I’m still reading Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Phantom Stallion Mustang Moon. Both are amazing books.

What  do you want to read next?

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I still want to read Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Phantom Stallion Dark Sunshine.

This was quite an unsuccessful week and I hope that I’ll have new progress to report next Wednesday.

Thanks for reading!

~Makayla the Bookworm 🙂


Get in The Know: October 2015

Hey everyone! I can’t believe it’s already time for the monthly get in the know newsletter. Without further a do…

This Month:

-177 overall views this month!

-89 followers total 🙂

-Reached 1,000 views overall

Thank you guys so much for the three things above. It couldn’t have happened without you!


-Joined NaNoWriMo

Honestly can’t wait for NaNoWriMo to start 😀


-Started doing WWW Wednesday.

I love this weekly meme so much!

-What I’m Reading Wednesday’s ended 😦

-Officially gave up on Writing 101 and Blogging 201.

This was a major bust! I was way too busy and got very behind. I might try to participate in these again separately when I’m not so busy.

-Started posting original poems.

You guys really seem to like my original poems so I’ll go ahead and write and post some more ASAP.

-I started the Harry Potter series!

I am on book 3 and am loving it so much! I have no idea why I didn’t read them earlier.


Coming Up:

-Spirit Week is this week at school!

So excited, I love spirit week. Today  is pajama day 🙂


-My birthday is in less than a month.

I can’t wait and will be giving you guys a treat on my birthday 😎


-NaNoWriMo starts soon!

As you have seen, I am super hyped. If you are participating in this event and want to become writing buddies, go here: @Random Reads.

-Halloween is on Saturday!

Do you guys still dress up for Halloween? Comment below!


-School has been busy

This is the main reason I’ve been busy. That and family and homework. I try to post as much as I can and will be continuing that.

That’s  all! I hope you enjoyed this month’s Get in The Know.

Stay tuned for next month’s edition 🙂

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

The Creative Blogger Award

Hello everyone! I have been nominated by a total of 4 blogs to do this award! A special thank you to: @Hajra Azeem, @calliopethebookgoddess, @bookdreamer24 and last but not least, @Kendra. Go check out all of their amazing blogs!

The Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog
  • Share 5 facts about yourself
  • Nominate 15-20 bloggers and add their links
  • Notify the bloggers you included
  • Keep the rules in your post to make it easy for everyone to know what to do!

The Creative Blogger Award


5 Facts About Me:

1) I am participating in NaNoWriMo and am under 18.

This might be more then one fact but it’s true. I want to get started early and have always wanted to write a book. Now I’m on my way to achieving my dream 🙂

2) My least favorite subject is Math

Math is so hard for me! I don’t know why but it always has. It’s part of almost every job but I still don’t like it.

3) I`m a serious Harry Potter fan.

I just started the series and am on the 3rd book now. I am absolutely obsessed with it and can not stop talking about it with my friends.

4) I love puns!

They are just so punny to me 🙂

5) I have a serious procrastination problem.
No matter what it is, I procrastinate. Getting ready in the morning, going to bed, doing homework, you name it!


Most people have already done this award but if you haven’t done it.. I nominate YOU!

Thanks for reading and Stay Tuned for more 🙂

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

NaNoWriMo: 1 week to go!!

Hi everyone! In just a week, I will be writing my heart out. NaNoWriMo is a annual event that goes from November 1st-31st. The goal is to write a 15,000 word novel starting at 12:00 AM November 1st to 11:59pm  November 31st. If you`re participating and want to become my buddy, you can go here @Random Reads. So far, I don’t have a cover or definite title. I will just start writing. First I need to choose a location for the book… I have a lot of work to do 🙂 I highly encourage you to enter this fun event.

“If you’re a writer you write” -Every writer in the world.

I`ll be doing updates as soon as the event kicks off.

Stay on the look out for those.

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

Back To The Future Day!

Hi everyone! Today is October 21st, 2015, the day that Marty McFly traveled to in Back to The Future II.

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The funny thing is that pretty much nothing has happened now that has happened in BTTFII. There are hover boards that don’t float continuously and flying cars cease to exist.

What are your thoughts about the movie v.s. the reality of 2015? Comment below!

-Makayla the Bookworm 🙂

WWW Wednesday (#3)

HI everyone! It’s time once again for WWW Wednesday. This weekly meme is hosted by the amazing Samannelizabeth. All you have to do is answer 3 simple questions:

What am I currently reading?

What did I recently finish reading?

What do I think I’m going to read next?

What am I Currently Reading?



Harry Potter and the Prisoners of Azkaban: I just got this book today and will be starting it a bit later. I can’t wait to see what happens next in the series!

Phantom Stallion Mustang Moon: This book is very good thus far. I can’t wait to see what happens next!

What Did I recently finish reading?



Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets:  I accidentally returned the book to the library and will be doing a book review ASAP.

Phantom Stallion The Wild One: This is such a great book!

What will I be reading next?

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These series’s are awesome! I love them so much and I can’t wait to see what happens next 🙂

Thanks for reading and Stay tuned for next week’s WWW Wednesday!

I almost didn’t do this since I am running short on time but I decided to do it since I love it and you guys seem to too 😀

~Makayla the Bookworm ❤

Ten Wishes I Would Ask My Book Genie.

Hi everyone! It’s Tuesday and that means Top Ten Tuesday’s. Top Ten Tuesday’s is run by the wonderful people at The Broke and the Bookish. It’s a weekly event that happens on their blog. They give you a top ten list prompt and you fill in the blanks. It’s simple but fun! This week’s prompt is 10 Wishes you would ask your book genie.

 Wishes I would Ask My Book Genie:

  1. To let me meet any author I want 😀

Of course this is at the top of my list. Everyone wants to meet the author(s) that have changed your life. I’m not any  different. 🙂

2. Any 5 books I want the most!

This is another no brainier. At least one book I would ask for is.. Probably the 3rd book of the Divergent series. I’m not too sure though.

3. A Interview with any given author.

This would be amazing for my blog and for my life overall. Can you imagine meeting and asking questions to authors like J.K. Rowling and John Green?!


4. A library full of all of my favorite authors.

This would be so amazing (So many Fangirl moments!!) I can’t imagine having endless books to read and of course review.


5. Writing Advice from famous authors.

I’m going to be writing my first novel during NaNoWriMo and I could definitely use some professional advice 😉 Trust me this does have to do with books.

6. To be able to meet my fellow book bloggers 🙂

That would be so amazing! I would love to meet all you amazing bloggers who have inspired, supported, and entertained me in so many ways.

7.  To get a gift card or two for a bookstore!

Books can get expensive so some gift cards would definitely help me out!

8. To meet Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, and Dumbledore.

I am almost to the 3rd book in the series and I absolutely love these three! I would love to be able to meet them or at least the actors/actresses for the movie.


That’s all! Thanks for reading and stay tuned for next week’s Top Ten Tuesday’s!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀

I’m Participating in NaNoWriMo!

Hello everyone! I have decided to participate in NaNoWriMo. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and takes place between November 1st and 31st. The goal is to write a 15,000 word novel by 11:59 pm on November 31st. To learn more about this amazing event, check out the link here. If you are participating, you can find me at Random Reads. I highly encourage anyone who has wanted to write a novel to sign up! Even if you don’t meet the goal, you will have a great start on your novel. Many successful authors have started writing their books at NaNoWriMo including Rainbow Rowell with her book Fangirl. Check out the full list of authors here.

Thanks for reading and Stay tuned for updates starting November 1st!

~Makayla the Bookworm 😀


School Day Blues

Hi everyone! Since today is Sunday, I decided to do a School Day Blues poem. This poem was written last school year. The only thing that was changed was my name.

School Week Blues
By Makayla the Bookworm

I got the School Week Blues
Monday is just around the corner
I got the School Week Blues
Monday is leaving me some clues

It’s sayin’ you better watch out
You’re going to find out what I’m talkin’ about!
Quizzes at the end
You better hope your grades don’t go around the bend
School Week Blues

Yawn Yawn Yawn is all I do
Everybody knows that’s nothing new
I just want to scream
Someone better beam me to Mars
I just can’t take this School Week Blues!
The stress is eating at my brain
All I hear is this is easy
My brain protests as yet another math problem hits me like an asteroid
I try to fight the urge but it overtakes me
My pencil hits the desk with a click

The clock ticks like a bomb.
Deciding whether to go fast or slow
All I’m doing is counting the minutes, hours, and days till the weekend
My oasis just seems to be in the middle of the desert
The rest of the week is the sand
My throat is thirsty for those day where I can relax
School Day Blues!
I feel so lonely in the middle of all those problems, tests, quizzes, and assignments.
Monday means waking up as sleepy as anything
Tuesday is better but the procrastination really starts
Wednesday means middle of the week and a step closer to freedom
Thursday means face palms and begging the world to stop stalling
Friday’s TGIF and celebration
Saturday means sleeping in and not doing any homework
Sunday is the dread of facing that brand new week and struggling to do homework
The week is a whirlwind of “why do I have to be here and get me on that summer plane ’cause this world needs to get a reality check!”

I dread that ring that signals the beginning of class
The endless crowd of teenagers sweeps me like a broom
Nobody knows what’s in store
Middle School comes with drama and stress
Not the best
Must I confess that this world has given me a slap in the face more than my share?
Let me out of this room.
School Day Blues
You better watch out!

Thanks for reading and let me know what you think!

~Makayla the Bookworm 🙂


~I Love~

Hi everyone! I’m so sorry that I haven’t been posting much. I hope you’ve been having a great weekend so far. I’ve decided to do another original poem. This one is called “I Love” and it was written last school year. All that has been changed is my  name.

I Love
By Makayla the Bookworm

I love summertime
The water balloons flying through the air
Flip flops flapping against the ground
Watermelon juice flying through the air
My mom telling us we’re going to the beach
Hooray is all we say
I love the way the waves calm me and I start to slip away
Summer vacation
No more homework
No more drama
Just sun, sand, and family
Fourth of July
Burgers and Hotdogs
Ice cold lemonade
Bees are buzzing
Red, White and Blue flags a waving
Kites are waving in the breeze
Air mattresses floating in the water
One flips over and laughter erupts
Sunglasses can be seen.
Reflecting the sun’s brilliant gleam
Popsicles melting in the warmth
Root Beer floats fizzing happily
Ouch! My skin turns to a stop sign shade
Red hair has its pros and cons
Sunburns are the worst
My skin seems to burn to a crisp
Better apply that sunscreen!
So relaxing
I love the way it makes me feel
Free like a bird

Let me know what you think and Thanks for reading 🙂

Makayla the Bookworm 😀