Books

The A-Z Book Tag: 2021 Edition

I did this book tag two years and have absolutely no memory of it. I guess we've had a whole pandemic since then, but still. I'm doing it again because it pleases me. I found it on Sahi's blog. She did the tag again after a four-year gap - check out her post! Author you've… Continue reading The A-Z Book Tag: 2021 Edition

Books, Music

i found another folklore book tag

Lo and behold! My blogging friends Nish and Ngoc created a folklore book tag with great questions! In honor of Red (Taylor's Version), here I am doing another Swiftie tag. It's my sworn duty as a fan. the 1 “And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you” – name a book character you… Continue reading i found another folklore book tag

Books, Movies

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

This is the Top Ten Tuesday topic I have been waiting for my whole life. I suspect Rian Johnson reads (and possibly writes) fanfiction. That man hit a number of comforting fanfic beats in his movie and I LOVED it. He also produced some VERY GOOD ACTION SCENES. TLJ felt epic to me in a… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Memorable Things Characters Have Said

I PREPPED for today's Top Ten Tuesday. The following quotes have stitched themselves into my memory. I carry them with me wherever I go. (Minor spoilers throughout) (I kind of spoil Piranesi, so...be warned) I do not understand "damned." You are. And because you are, you can walk where you will, into peace, oblivion, or… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Memorable Things Characters Have Said

Books, Real Life

October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

It's autumn and I am struggling. Pandemic + shorter days + going to school while working full-time tired me out. I DID finish my second editing course. So that's fun. Instead of signing up for my final class right away, I decided to take some time off from school to socialize and read. I was… Continue reading October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I would hand to someone who claims to not like reading

Top Ten Tuesday says I get to make nonreaders read books today. If you're not one for walls of plain text, may I suggest some graphic novels? Still counts as reading. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson What if the Lord of the Rings movies were funny and fast-paced? And explored how trauma influences identity? And had… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I would hand to someone who claims to not like reading

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Bookish Things That Scare Me

Today's Top Ten Tuesday is a Halloween freebie. I settled on bookish things that scare me for this week's theme. Readers be warned. Unsatisfying endings Don't you hate when you're reading a book that you're CERTAIN will be a five-star read only to be betrayed at the end? My rating for The Intimacy Experiment fell… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Bookish Things That Scare Me

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Online Resources for Book Lovers

It's Top Ten Tuesday! I have more opinions on this topic than I was previously aware of! These are the bookish online resources I use most often. You probably know about a lot of them. If not...you're welcome, I guess. Bookshop I order most of my books from Bookshop. Proceeds from the site benefit local… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Online Resources for Book Lovers

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Book Settings

It's that time again! Today's Top Ten Tuesday is about favorite book settings! I surprised myself by coming up with a long list of beloved settings. Here's what I narrowed that list down to. Once Upon a Marigold In fourth grade, I tried to crawl inside this book. It has the perfect fantasy world, one… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Book Settings

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Bookish Pet Peeves

Looove doing last minute Top Ten Tuesday posts. (No, honestly, I love doing this.) (Can you tell I'm a pantser?) Today's topic is bookish pet peeves! I thought I wouldn't have much to say today. I WAS WRONG. Price stickers on books Price stickers infuriate me. When my friends lend me books, I have to… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Bookish Pet Peeves