Books, Real Life

August Wrap-Up: THINGS HAVE CHANGED

Well. I changed jobs. The reason that this wrap-up is 3 weeks late is because I have recently changed my entire routine, learned a ton of new skills, and skipped town for a house-sitting gig. I'm tired. It's been a lot of change in a short amount of time. Oh, AND I got my Piranesi… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: THINGS HAVE CHANGED

Books, Real Life

June Wrap-Up: I hate it here

I could start things off on a positive note, I suppose: I finished school. I now have a Certificate in Editing from the University of Washington. After a year and a half of cramming assignments after work, I am finally free. Now for the rest of the month: NOT GREAT. The previous month's news became… Continue reading June Wrap-Up: I hate it here

Books

Dessertathon: The Results

Remember that dessert-themed readathon I joined at the last minute? I joined the Cozy Cookies team and it was a whole thing? Well. I finished exactly one of the books on my Dessertathon TBR. June was a rough month politically and emotionally. I did pick up more than one of the books on my list.… Continue reading Dessertathon: The Results

Books, Entertainment, Movies, Television

Fandom Book Tag

This book tag has 15 prompts and I need a distraction. From what? School, mostly. Do I spend more time complaining about school than I spend doing homework? Yes. I'm going to reveal whether I was part of the fandoms named in this tag. I currently belong to the Our Flag Means Death fandom and… Continue reading Fandom Book Tag

Books, Music

headfirst, fearless book tag

More Taylor Swift! I warned you! Peruse With Coffee made this original tag in honor of the Fearless rerelease. (Was that only last year?) Let's gooo. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) ~ A character who goes into situations headfirst, fearless I don't know the name of the monster killer from Something is Killing the Children, but she… Continue reading headfirst, fearless book tag

Books

Top Ten DNFs of 2021: Surprise addendum

I miscounted. I swore I'd written about my top ten DNFs of last year. Turns out I forgot one. (I guess I got too riled up about Payback's a Witch.) My tenth 2021 DNF gets its very own post. Meet Cute Diary, you're up. Apologies in advance to those who liked it. I sure didn't.… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2021: Surprise addendum

Books

Top Ten DNFs of 2021

I DNFed more than 80 books in 2021. Some I decided to pick up later, some were just not for me. Then some of them I DNFed because I hated every single thing about them. These are those books. Ice Planet Barbarians by Ruby Dixon (CW: rape) Hey, I thought this book was supposed to… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2021

Books

The End of the Year Book Tag 2021

Easy content! Easy content! This is my third year in a row doing the End of the Year Book Tag. You can see my other answers here and here. I'm traveling this month and skipping town next month, so the approaching end of the year currently feels like a madcap blur. I'm holding onto book… Continue reading The End of the Year Book Tag 2021

Books, Music

Red (Taylor’s Version) Book Tag

YOU KNEW IT WAS COMING. I'm so glad someone on BookTube made this tag in honor of A FANTASTIC album. I have listened to "All Too Well (10 Minute Version)" numerous times. I'm not okay. Anyway, book tag. State of Grace - best opening book in a series Toss-up between Daughter of Smoke and Bone… Continue reading Red (Taylor’s Version) Book Tag

Books, Real Life

September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump

I am exhausted. Between medication issues, difficult assignments, and work pressure, I hit a low point last month. As such, I'm in a reading slump. Behold my DNF-heavy reading stats. Reading Stats In September, I completed 15 books and DNFed 10 books for a total of 25 books. Turns out I DNFed 7 books in August. School has been weighing… Continue reading September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump