Books, Real Life

November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

Happy December! As always, I'm not quite sure how we got here! Last month was jam-packed with write-ins, family dinners, and karaoke. It was so packed I'm going to start with some life updates. Life Updates I got my first tattoo. Don't worry about it. Originally, my writing group had talked about getting matching tattoos.… Continue reading November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

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The A-Z Book Tag: 2021 Edition

I did this book tag two years and have absolutely no memory of it. I guess we've had a whole pandemic since then, but still. I'm doing it again because it pleases me. I found it on Sahi's blog. She did the tag again after a four-year gap - check out her post! Author you've… Continue reading The A-Z Book Tag: 2021 Edition

Books, Music

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

Books, Movies

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

This is the Top Ten Tuesday topic I have been waiting for my whole life. I suspect Rian Johnson reads (and possibly writes) fanfiction. That man hit a number of comforting fanfic beats in his movie and I LOVED it. He also produced some VERY GOOD ACTION SCENES. TLJ felt epic to me in a… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Memorable Things Characters Have Said

I PREPPED for today's Top Ten Tuesday. The following quotes have stitched themselves into my memory. I carry them with me wherever I go. (Minor spoilers throughout) (I kind of spoil Piranesi, so...be warned) I do not understand "damned." You are. And because you are, you can walk where you will, into peace, oblivion, or… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Memorable Things Characters Have Said

Books, Real Life

October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

It's autumn and I am struggling. Pandemic + shorter days + going to school while working full-time tired me out. I DID finish my second editing course. So that's fun. Instead of signing up for my final class right away, I decided to take some time off from school to socialize and read. I was… Continue reading October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I would hand to someone who claims to not like reading

Top Ten Tuesday says I get to make nonreaders read books today. If you're not one for walls of plain text, may I suggest some graphic novels? Still counts as reading. Nimona by Noelle Stevenson What if the Lord of the Rings movies were funny and fast-paced? And explored how trauma influences identity? And had… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I would hand to someone who claims to not like reading

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

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Neon Gods Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

Help, I’m obsessed. I am trying, once again, to whittle down my Currently Reading pile and finish more of the books I own. Neon Gods is making this very difficult. If you haven't heard, Neon Gods is a modern Hades x Persephone retelling where Persephone travels to the Underground willingly and enlists Hades to help… Continue reading Neon Gods Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

Books, Real Life

August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

Dare I say I had a good August? It started raining toward the end of the month. I'm wearing sweats and long sleeves again. I might even break out the beanies. I got to be really social last month: a friend I hadn't seen in a while threw a pool party, my writing buddies and… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!