Book Design Tag

Emer found a book tag (created by Holly Dunn Design) on Youtube and Iiiiiii stole it. I mean, she tagged me. Don't worry about it. THE PROMPTS 1. A book you bought primarily (or completely) because of the cover I saw this very pretty, operatic copy of Winter's Tale at Powell's for only $8. I… Continue reading Book Design Tag


BUDDY READ: Daughter of the Siren Queen

(Spoilers for Daughter of the Pirate King) I’ve waited a long time to say this: JENNA AND I ARE BACK FOR THE SEQUEL. We buddy-read Daughter of the Pirate King last December and I’ve been anticipating the follow-up ever since. We meant to read this book over the course of four weeks and ended up… Continue reading BUDDY READ: Daughter of the Siren Queen


TOP TEN TUESDAY: Characters I’d Follow on Social Media

I'm trying to stay off Twitter, friends. It's my one remaining social media account. Well, that and Goodreads. And this blog. And Linkedin. And...Pinterest? I don't want to talk about it. Anyway, today's Top Ten Tuesday is characters I would follow on Twitter, Instagram, Goodreads, or whatnot. I decided to follow couples, extroverts, and bi… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Characters I’d Follow on Social Media


Subscription Box Post: Books That Matter – February 2020

I will be honest: I thought I was ordering Books That Matter's January box. Let me back up. For my birthday, I gifted myself a book subscription box. I chose Books That Matter, a UK-based feminist subscription box company that sends readers books written by womxn. What I did not realize: I ordered my box too late… Continue reading Subscription Box Post: Books That Matter – February 2020


The Awesome Blogger Award II

I've been nominated for the Awesome Blogger Award for the second time by Sofii. Sofii is incredibly positive and open-minded. She appreciates reading suggestions and has a running TBR jar that she pulls from once a month. I look forward to her posts. Visit her blog A Book. A Thought. The award was created by… Continue reading The Awesome Blogger Award II


Wanderlust Book Tag

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. I found this tag, created by Alexandra @ Reading by Starlight, on Zezee's blog. Secrets and lies: a book set in a… Continue reading Wanderlust Book Tag


TOP TEN TUESDAY: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

I hate it when books make me feel things. I read to ESCAPE life. How DARE you make me EMOTE. Happy Top Ten Tuesday. I gotta tell you about my last ten book hangovers. Let me take an Advil first. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo The plot and climax of this novel aren't my favorite, but… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Books, Entertainment, Movies

Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships

Happy Lupercalia! 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. The Infernal Devices throuple I just learned this bit of trivia from reading Jess' blog post about literary romances. Fun… Continue reading Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships


Bookish Academy Awards 2020

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... Best Actor in a Leading Role ➡️ Best Male Protagonist This… Continue reading Bookish Academy Awards 2020


Valentine Book Tag

Feel. That. Love. No one tagged me for this. I'm just here, Valentining around. I found this tag on Kristin Kraves Books. The Rules: 1. Link back to this and mention Taiwo @ Stuffed Shelves as the creator of this tag. 2. Link back to the person who tagged you and thank them! 3. Answer… Continue reading Valentine Book Tag