Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Moments in books that wrecked me

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic was a freebie! So of course I'm back with a post about sad things. Here are a few scenes from books I've read that absolutely destroyed me. Note the number of Neil Gaiman books included. (Many spoilers ahead) All the Feels by Olivia Dade (CW: domestic abuse) Because of his… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Moments in books that wrecked me

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books Too Good to Review Properly

I have a notoriously difficult time reviewing books. Today's Top Ten Tuesday asks me to list books that are SO good, they leave me speechless. Here are some books that I really enjoyed and also can't review. When I try to write about them, I blubber incoherently about my feelings. Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books Too Good to Review Properly

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

It's time once again to announce my favorite books of the year. (I know it's Wednesday but this still counts for Top Ten Tuesday.) I was finally honest about my ultimate favorites. These are the books I read in 2021 that I could not stop thinking about. (You can find plenty of books I didn’t… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

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, 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!

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The Crying Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

You might not know this about me, but I cry a lot. I learned in a college class (Psychology 101, perhaps?) that a good cry cleanses your body of toxins. Crying, it turns out, is good for you. A lot of books have made me cry lately. I wanted to honor them in a tongue-in-cheek… Continue reading The Crying Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

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The Medieval Queens Book Tag

I'm listening to You're Wrong About's episode on the Romanovs. This sad choice reminded me that Jessica tagged me in the Medieval Queens Book Tag. (I have a lot of feelings about the Romanovs.) This tag was created by Jess @ Jessticulates, btw. (Truly wonderful graphics at that blog.) Empress Matilda (1102-1167)After her father, Henry… Continue reading The Medieval Queens Book Tag

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The Zumra Book Tag

I haven't read We Hunt the Flame before but I've heard amazing things! Star is All Booked Up created this tag and I found it on Cait's blog. The prompts for this tag were especially fun. I may have to add this book to my TBR. Zafira Bint Iskandar: An Emotionally driven character (or book)… Continue reading The Zumra Book Tag

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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