Books

Ouran Host Club Book Tag

Hello, friends! I started [online] school this week and it's going well so far! The readings are both very boring and really fascinating. My brain is (still) soup, so more book tags! Jessica @ The Awkward Book Blogger did this Ouran Host Club-inspired tag. I LOVE this show. Is the dub back on Netflix? IT… Continue reading Ouran Host Club Book Tag

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

Books, Music

evermore book tag: once more with feeling

I told you I was doing a second evermore book tag. I warned you this was happening. This one was created by Rhi at Marshmallow Harmonies. Link to the original creator and her post: Rhi from marshmallow harmoniesTag at least 3 people.Declare the rules and list of prompts in your post (copy paste is fine!)Thank whoever who tagged… Continue reading evermore book tag: once more with feeling

Books

The Poppy War Book Tag

The internet talked me into reading The Poppy War and I've been working on it for s e v e r a l months. I honestly forget how long it's been. A while, most like. I'm trying my best. I saw this tag created in honor of The Dragon Republic's release. Here we go! Fang… Continue reading The Poppy War Book Tag

Books, Real Life

September Wrap-up: I think I’m cured of brain worms

It's the final day of voting for Fat Bear Week and high time I shared my reading stats for last month. September was decent (better than August, anyway.) I got to see both of my brothers and some other family members. I spent an entire weekend with a pack of dogs and spent a ton… Continue reading September Wrap-up: I think I’m cured of brain worms

Books, Real Life

How to Support Black Authors

Black lives matter. Black art matters. Black careers matter. As a bookish community, let's put our energy toward supporting Black authors. How, you ask? I made a list. 1. Buy books by Black authorsBook sales directly affect a Black author's career. Want to show publishing you support Black voices? Buy books by Black authors. Force… Continue reading How to Support Black Authors

Books

Books and Bakes Book Tag

WELCOME BACK TO THE OPTIMISM BLOG. I HAVE RETURNED TO WORK. Also, I was able to pick up salted malted cookie dough ice cream from Salt & Straw and it is THE BEST. I now have the energy to talk about baked goods and books. I found this tag (created by Life is a Page… Continue reading Books and Bakes Book Tag

Books, Movies

The High School Musical Book Tag

For several years, High School Musical formed a large part of my identity. I LOVE these movies (even the third one.) Where else does one find cheesy, earnest musicals about summer busboys and their romantic dramas? WHERE, I ASK YOU? I found this tag over at AceReader, a blog that makes me smile. Go read some of… Continue reading The High School Musical Book Tag

Music

Picking a Favorite from Taylor Swift’s Discography

You know those super-casual Taylor Swift fans who listen to Lover on loop and add tracks from reputation to every playlist? That's the type of fan I was before Netflix released Miss Americana. Now, I guess, you can call me a Swiftie. However, knowing this about myself hasn't made it any easier to pick a favorite album. Before Lover came… Continue reading Picking a Favorite from Taylor Swift’s Discography

Books

I Should Have Read That Book Tag

I'm not making much progress on the books I already own. MY LOCAL LIBRARY IS WALL-TO-WALL NEW BOOKS, OKAY? Meghan tagged me in this and there are PLENTY of books I should have read by now. Let me name a few. The Rules Thank the person who tagged you and link back to their post.… Continue reading I Should Have Read That Book Tag