Books

Backlist Books to Keep Me Company During the Great Book Shortage

I have bad news: due to supply chain issues, there is going to be a book shortage. Do I understand it fully? No. Am I afraid? Yes. The shortage is coming, whether we like it or not. You know what that means: It's time to finally read all the backlist books on our TBRs. If… Continue reading Backlist Books to Keep Me Company During the Great Book Shortage

Books

Pride Month Book Recs

It's the 17th day of Pride and I haven't published any Pride-themed content yet. As penance, here is a list of some of my favorite queer books. (I should mention that Sahi @ My World of Books did an excellent Pride recs post that made me want to write one of my own. Her post… Continue reading Pride Month Book Recs

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2021 Achillean Books

This is a petty recs post. Someone on Twitter mocked achillean romance recently and it rubbed me the wrong way. I'm seeing more marginalized achillean voices in publishing and I think that's rad! What an exciting time! Why aren't we celebrating!? Anyway, here are some 2021 achillean book recs. Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala… Continue reading 2021 Achillean Books

Books, Music

whoops, evermore is my favorite actually: an album dissection (with book recs!)

Yes, I'm back with another album dissection. 'tis the damn season. No one expected a second Taylor Swift album release in 2020, least of all me. I didn't see how evermore could live up to folklore. It did...and it might be my new favorite album. Hear me out: evermore is more cohesive in sound and… Continue reading whoops, evermore is my favorite actually: an album dissection (with book recs!)

Books, Theater

Book Recs Based on My Favorite Musicals

I've been listening to musicals recently to help me cope with a sudden onslaught of work. I revisited some old favorites as well as a few that I once hated. Because I worked so much last week (and thus spent at least 50 hours listening to musicals), I decided to do book recommendations based on… Continue reading Book Recs Based on My Favorite Musicals

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The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag

Happy Pride Sunday! Friday the 26th marked the 5th anniversary of the Obergefell vs. Hodges decision that made marriage equality a reality in the US. This anniversary is a bright spot in a difficult time. Another bright spot: I found my new favorite book tag. Elli @ AceReader tagged me in it, for which I… Continue reading The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag

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Support Black Authors: #BlackoutBestSellerList

Perhaps you've seen the hashtags #BlackoutBestsellerList or #BlackPublishingPower on Twitter and Instagram. If not, here's a quick summary. Simple enough, yeah? If you need recommendations for books to buy, you've come to the right place. Here are a few books I'm excited about. BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Here are some Black-owned bookstores you can order from:… Continue reading Support Black Authors: #BlackoutBestSellerList

Books, Movies

Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Cats Character

Did you all know I liked Cats? Hahaha, well you're WRONG. I LOVED Cats. Did you know your favorite Cats cat tells me a lot about the books you might like? Just go with it. If you like: Macavity, Mungojerrie, or Rumpleteazer You're into dashing crime stories and heist novels, I bet. Try reading: The Amateur Cracksman by E.… Continue reading Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Cats Character

Books, Real Life

Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you're buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction. I hope you find something you like. For the history buffs: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The story of us in under 500 pages. The Anthropology of… Continue reading Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Books, Music

Spotify Book Tag

Oh, Spotify. Without you, how could I write fiction? My characters would be flat humanoids lacking personal anthems. I found this great tag on Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them (great blog name!) Can you tell that I'm still procrastinating? Listen, NaNoWriMo is kicking my butt. Let me have this. Hit Rewind: a book… Continue reading Spotify Book Tag