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I started this blog as a “portfolio” for “serious writing” (per some professional advice that would have better suited someone else.)
Over the years, Narrative Paradise morphed into a book blog…of sorts.
I don’t write book reviews (very often) or participate in reading challenges.
I DO post book tags and gush about my favorite series.
I occasionally publish posts about faith, politics, and/or mental health.
Oh, and I MAY have turned this site into an unofficial Maggie Stiefvater fan blog.
More accurately, Narrative Paradise operates as an unofficial Ronan Lynch blog.
I’m not kidding.
Read. Comment. Explore.
I’m trying to stay off Twitter, friends.
It’s my one remaining social media account.
Well, that and Goodreads.
And this blog.
I don’t want to talk about it.
Continue reading “TOP TEN TUESDAY: Characters I’d Follow on Social Media”
I will be honest: I thought I was ordering Books That Matter’s January box.
Let me back up.
Continue reading “Subscription Box Post: Books That Matter – February 2020”
I’ve been nominated for the Awesome Blogger Award for the second time by Sofii.
Continue reading “The Awesome Blogger Award II”
I’m not much of a traveler, but I just read a book that made me fond of small towns.
I want to live in a lighthouse and paint all day…and I DON’T EVEN PAINT.
Continue reading “Wanderlust Book Tag”
I wanted to do something Valentine’s-themed and this is what I came up with.
This post will be a mish-mash of surprising trivia and strong opinions about various fictional romances.
As should be obvious, spoilers ahead. Continue reading “Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships”
The Academy Awards for film just happened and I! LOVE! A BANDWAGON!
I did this tag last year, but I wanted to honor the books of 2019 in a formal way.
Let me consult my giant spreadsheet of 2019 reads.
And the winner is…
Continue reading “Bookish Academy Awards 2020”