Books

Witchy October Reads

So far, it has rained every day in October. Safeway has Halloween candy out and ready to buy. My coworkers are trading skeleton memes. I've restarted The Magnus Archives. This is my favorite time of year. I'm not really feeling scary books this year. Witchy books, though? I'm all about those. I fully intend to… Continue reading Witchy October Reads

Books, Real Life

July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis

Hello! Last month I reread 8 books, an indication that I was under a lot of stress. I remember being busy and social. I saw my family and a few friends I haven't seen since before the pandemic. One of my friends moved to L.A., another announced an upcoming move, and yet another returned from… Continue reading July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis

Music

Ranking Taylor Swift Eras by Aesthetic

It took me a dozen "Which Taylor Swift Era Fits You" quizzes for me to realize how invested I am in the many fashions of Taylor Swift. Regarding the albums, I like evermore the most and Speak Now the least. My feelings differ concerning the eras' fashions. Let's talk clothes. THE WORST: Taylor Swift Taylor's… Continue reading Ranking Taylor Swift Eras by Aesthetic

Books, Real Life

May Wrap-Up

I JUST FINISHED THE FIRST CLASS IN MY EDITING COURSE. ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO. Once again, I don't really remember the month gone by. I experienced things but I DID NOT REMEMBER THEM. I did get my second vaccine and am now fully inoculated, so there's that. Oh, I also started a new Stardew… Continue reading May Wrap-Up

Books

2021 Books You Need to Know About

I have a problem, and that is: There are SO MANY good books either out now or coming soon. I ordered a few of these for myself and think everyone should know about them. Here's a list I compiled that just about covers all the bases. I hope you find something that appeals to you.… Continue reading 2021 Books You Need to Know About

Books

rise of the evermore book tag

THERE'S ANOTHER EVERMORE BOOK TAG (this one created by Star is All Booked Up.) It's Inauguration Day and I am VERY KEYED UP. My focus is NIL so it's time for a book tag. In Taylor News, evermore is STILL my favorite Taylor Swift album. It's just so good. willow: character you'd follow anywhere I… Continue reading rise of the evermore book tag

Computer games, Dating simulators

Stardew Valley Vibe Check: Judging the romance options

Thanks to some very convincing friends, I am currently obsessed with Stardew Valley. Stardew Valley is an American farming simulator influenced heavily by Harvest Moon, a popular Japanese farming sim that I grew up playing. Players can grow crops, raise animals, explore caves, make friends, and - most importantly - romance one of twelve marriage… Continue reading Stardew Valley Vibe Check: Judging the romance options

Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Books of 2020

It's my first Top Ten Tuesday in a dog's age! I finally narrowed down my favorite books. You might see some familiar books. I couldn't stop talking about these reads all year longs. The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures by Noelle Stevenson The Fire Never Goes Out may have ousted my longtime… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Books of 2020

Books

Top Ten DNFs of 2020

Another band wagon for me! I DNFed a fair number of books this year. These are the ones I remember best. Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente I thought this book was trying too hard to be The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It also made way more gender jokes than I felt comfortable with.… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2020

Books, Real Life

November Wrap-Up: I initially wrote “September,” so that’s where I am emotionally

I would really like for this year to end already. It took me three days to realize the month had changed. November was pretty quiet. I researched autism this month and ended up self-diagnosing. Autism explains most, if not all, of my childhood and adolescence. I also learned to love romance again, but that's a… Continue reading November Wrap-Up: I initially wrote “September,” so that’s where I am emotionally