Real Life

Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Things to Eat/Drink While Reading

I PREPARED for this week's Top Ten Tuesday. You don't have to believe me. A friend of mine used to call snacks "snackums," a practice I found super charming. THESE ARE MY FAVORITE READING SNACKUMS. 1. HOT DRINKS WE HAVE HIT THE BEST-EVER READING SEASON. TIME TO GET OUT THE READING SUPPLIES. WE NEED: WARM… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Things to Eat/Drink While Reading

Books, Real Life

The Liebster Award III

IT HAPPENED. I WAS NOMINATED FOR THE LIEBSTER AWARD AGAIN. I was nominated for this round by Sofii at A Book. A Thought. If you've never read Sofii's blog, do it NOW. She writes the loveliest, emoji-filled reviews. Her takes are very honest and accurately represent a book's content, tone, and issues. This round, the… Continue reading The Liebster Award III

Real Life

Happy Belated Anniversary….Again

September 3rd marked my third year of living in Seattle. As is my habit, I completely forgot about it. Much of the time, I really hate living here. Here's what happened this year that made things worse. My coworker died in August after being pinned by an SUV A stranger stole my purse in July;… Continue reading Happy Belated Anniversary….Again

Books, Music

The Lover Book Tag: Round 3

I'M BACK with a THIRD Lover-inspired book tag (and fourth general Lover-related post.) Will there ever be an end to these? PROBABLY NOT. I really enjoy this album! Sarah the Bibliophagist made this tag and Lori @ Lori's Bookshelf Reads did it on her own blog. Get ready to press play! And...begin. I FORGOT THAT YOU EXISTED:… Continue reading The Lover Book Tag: Round 3

Books, Music

Halsey Book Tag

I joked about doing a Lana Del Rey recommendations tag. Insteaaaaad... ...I FOUND A HALSEY BOOK TAG! I've had a crush on Halsey since she dropped Badlands in 2015. She also serves as my hair inspiration (sorry, Nicholas Petricca.) Am I gushing? I'm really stoked about this tag. Castle Favorite queen DC Bombshells is already the… Continue reading Halsey Book Tag

Books, Music

The Lover Book Tag: Round 2

That's right...I KEEP MY PROMISES AT LEAST SOME OF THE TIME! This is another Lover-inspired book tag. Find the original on UponthePages. I Forgot That You Existed ↠ What’s a book you wish you forgot? UGH, no book let me down more than Coffeehouse Angel. I HATED this book. I couldn't figure out what the point was, the romance… Continue reading The Lover Book Tag: Round 2


Fall Book Tag

I'm doing my best to summon fall. It's 80 DEGREES, today. Are you JOKING? I'm supposed to be eating SOUP. I don't believe I did this tag last year, so here it goes. Come on, fall. Bring your fog and your crisp afternoons. I found this tag on Kristin's blog with the following rules: Please… Continue reading Fall Book Tag


Summer Sweatalong Book Tag

Oh, summer is over, is it? ....I'm still doing this tag. The start of September made me a bit nostalgic. To keep things fresh, I chose books from the distant past. distant, I meant from the last 10-20 years. YOU KNOW HOW I FEEL ABOUT CLASSICS. (SPOILERS ahead.) My favorite season and why I like… Continue reading Summer Sweatalong Book Tag

Entertainment, Movies

R.I.P. It or Ship It: Star Wars Edition

Just giving the people what they want. I'm shipping Star Wars characters...but ONLY New Trilogy characters. MEANING I've limited my ships to NAMED characters who appear in the New Trilogy AND spend a significant amount of time onscreen. (REMINDER that this blog focuses on character dynamics rather than canon likelihood. Age differences, familial connections, incompatible orientations and… Continue reading R.I.P. It or Ship It: Star Wars Edition


Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding

Top Ten Tuesday has returned. It happens every week! How come I am NEVER ready?? My TBR is 18 miles long and I'm avoiding a number of books on it, including (but not limited to) the following. And I Darken by Kiersten White I bought this BEFORE reading The Chaos of Stars and I'm super hesitant… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books on my TBR I’m avoiding