Pros & Cons of Libby: The Free Library Audiobook App

Do you love free audiobooks and e-books? Are you tired of Audible’s pricey one credit per month subscription service? Do you enjoy Kindle Unlimited but wish you could save a little money on it? Well then let me introduce you to my best friend: Libby.

Pros & Cons of Libby:  The Free Library Audiobook App

How to Get Your First Paycheck from YouTube: TheMaddness22 Edition

In March 2013, I applied for the YouTube partnership program. I was young, dumb, and hungry for the success. I thought I’d be rolling in that YouTube dough by December 2013, at the latest. Six and a half years, 1987 subscribers, and 223 videos later, I have finally received my first paycheck from YouTube. 

How to Get Your First Paycheck from YouTube: TheMaddness22 Edition

Top 5 Not-So Spooky Ghosts in Pop Culture

Ghosts have been appearing in media since Homer’s Odyssey and today’s pop culture is no exception. In honor of the spooky season (and my own not-so spooky YA novel about ghosts), let’s celebrate the top five not-so-spooky ghosts in media today! Why only the not-so-spooky ghosts? Well because honestly I’m a scaredy cat and also American Horror Story kind of has a monopoly on the whole “actually scary ghosts” thing.

Top 5 Not-So Spooky Ghosts in Pop Culture

Is YouTube Premium's $15 a Month Worth It?

YouTube Red is now YouTube Premium and has added a $5 charge with the name change. Now that YouTube’s monthly service is $15 a month instead of $10, is the subscription worth it? I’ve been subscribed for three years and I’ve got the lowdown for you on each feature offered with the service.

Is YouTube Premium's $15 a Month Worth It?

The House of Night and Authors' Responsibility with Social Issues

A young adult vampire novel from 2007 has me questioning: just how much responsibility should authors have to educate their readers on social issues? 

The House of Night and Authors' Responsibility with Social Issues

The 6 Worst Love Stories I’ve Ever Read

Not every love story in every novel is good. Sometimes, the love story isn't even decent. Here are some of the books I've read that feature an awful love story. Happy Valentine's Day!

The 6 Worst Love Stories I’ve Ever Read

TOP 10 BEST MADDNESS MOMENTS OF 2017!!!

The Top 10 Things to Happen with TheMaddness22 on YouTube.com in the year of 2017. Spoilers: A lot of good and awesome things. 

TOP 10 BEST MADDNESS MOMENTS OF 2017!!!

Ready Player One and The Problem with Geek Media

"Oh boy! I can't wait to spend my entire life becoming the most competent person in my field only to fall in love with the bland toothpick who bumbled his way into fulfilling my dream!" -Every geeky female character, apparently.

Ready Player One and The Problem with Geek Media