Books

The Ice Lolly Book Tag

I survived a two-week heat wave. I'm now ready for fall. I found the Ice Lolly Book Tag (created by Louise @ Book Murmuration) over at AceReader. I had to google each of the sweets mentioned but they look and sound delicious. King cones with the chocolate bit at the end are still my favorite.… Continue reading The Ice Lolly Book Tag

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Tolkien Character Book Tag

During quarantine, I resurrected my once-fervent passion for Lord of the Rings. A few months ago, I found this Tolkien-themed tag (created by BookTuber Things Lucy Reads) on Zezee with Books. I was feeling fond and nostalgic (and was procrastinating once again), so I drafted a post. These answers are slightly outdated now but I… Continue reading Tolkien Character Book Tag

Books, Real Life

Mid-Year Freak Out 2022

I made it to June, by golly. I've read 111 books thus far, 55.5% of my 200 book goal. Here are my reading highs and lows from the last six months. Best book read so far I'm on my third reread of Good Omens this year. I find it really touching. I also REALLY love… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out 2022

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May Wrap-Up: Goodbye and Good Riddance

So May sucked. The Supreme Court wants to overturn Roe v. Wade. Obergefell v. Hodges and Loving v. Virginia might be next. The Buffalo and Uvalde shootings were similarly devastating. Everyone I know is sad, mad, and scared. I feel angry and helpless most of the time. (I got a tattoo about it. It helped… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Goodbye and Good Riddance

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The Recommendations Book Tag

Hello! I have a new book tag! Riddhi at Whispering Stories tagged me in this! (View the original post at Ally Writes Things.) I came up for a bunch of answers for each prompts but limited myself to one each. IT WAS A TRIAL. A book about friendship Frog and Toad are Friends is a… Continue reading The Recommendations Book Tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Today's Top Ten Tuesday involved minimal writing! It was still harder than I expected! These are the last ten books I read (not including rereads) and a one-word review for each. Let's go. The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri One-word review: Plant-based The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Tale of a Donner Party Bride by… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Books, Music

Taylor Swift Album Challenge Book Tag

BACK AGAIN, this time with a book tag Rhonda made about TS's discography. Let's goooo. 1. Taylor Swift: an author’s debut book Freya Marske released her debut A Marvellous Light last year. I brought it with me to Tacoma. Maybe I'll read it. 2. Fearless: a book that scared you I knew what I was getting into… Continue reading Taylor Swift Album Challenge Book Tag

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i found another folklore book tag

Lo and behold! My blogging friends Nish and Ngoc created a folklore book tag with great questions! In honor of Red (Taylor's Version), here I am doing another Swiftie tag. It's my sworn duty as a fan. the 1 “And if my wishes came true, it would’ve been you” – name a book character you… Continue reading i found another folklore book tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Read in One Sitting (if I had the time)

Yes. I know it's Wednesday. Yesterday was Tuesday. I'm still doing the Tuesday book meme. I regularly forget about the great Top Ten Tuesday topics at That Artsy Reader Girl. The site is a treasure trove of topics for book bloggers to discuss. I keep meaning to read books in one sitting but haven't quite… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Would Read in One Sitting (if I had the time)

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The Bookish Baking Tag

In the past few days, I've scarfed down two mini cheesecakes and a pint of cheesecake ice cream. Winter is coming and I must prepare. Speaking of delicious baked goods, I found this baking-themed tag on Ace Reader, a gem of a blog if there ever was one. It was created by the unmatched Kay… Continue reading The Bookish Baking Tag