Books

2021 Books You Need to Know About

I have a problem, and that is: There are SO MANY good books either out now or coming soon. I ordered a few of these for myself and think everyone should know about them. Here's a list I compiled that just about covers all the bases. I hope you find something that appeals to you.… Continue reading 2021 Books You Need to Know About

Books, Computer games

Among Us Book Tag

I'm not very good at Among Us, but I still love it. I like to switch up my character a lot, but my favorite iteration is brown with wolf ears. I saw Breakeven Books do this tag on BookTube and I have never wanted to do a tag more. Here's to murder beans and broken… Continue reading Among Us Book Tag

Books, Theater

Book Recs Based on My Favorite Musicals

I've been listening to musicals recently to help me cope with a sudden onslaught of work. I revisited some old favorites as well as a few that I once hated. Because I worked so much last week (and thus spent at least 50 hours listening to musicals), I decided to do book recommendations based on… Continue reading Book Recs Based on My Favorite Musicals

Books

These Violent Delights Book Tag

I heard tell of These Violent Delights, a historical-fantasy retelling of Romeo and Juliet, on Twitter. The book takes place in Shanghai and the Montagues and Capulets have been replaced by two rival gangs. I'm ALL FOR THAT. The book comes out November 17th AND there's a preorder campaign, so that's pretty neat. Mieke created… Continue reading These Violent Delights Book Tag

Books

Support Black Authors: #BlackoutBestSellerList

Perhaps you've seen the hashtags #BlackoutBestsellerList or #BlackPublishingPower on Twitter and Instagram. If not, here's a quick summary. Simple enough, yeah? If you need recommendations for books to buy, you've come to the right place. Here are a few books I'm excited about. BEFORE YOU BEGIN: Here are some Black-owned bookstores you can order from:… Continue reading Support Black Authors: #BlackoutBestSellerList

Books, Real Life

March Wrap-Up

At the beginning of March, I attended a liberation theology class at my church and borrowed a book from my pastor's library with every intention of giving it back. At the beginning of April, I am in lockdown in my studio apartment. ...what the hell happened? March Happenings Coronavirus is here and it's really serious.… Continue reading March Wrap-Up

Books

Subscription Box Post: Books That Matter – March 2020

I was furloughed from my job yesterday. Knowing it was coming didn't make the phone call from my boss any easier. Though I have a prospective date for returning to work, I don't know what to do in the interim. Thankfully, two miraculous things happened: I FINALLY received an order of Girl Scout Cookies after… Continue reading Subscription Box Post: Books That Matter – March 2020

Books, Movies

Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Cats Character

Did you all know I liked Cats? Hahaha, well you're WRONG. I LOVED Cats. Did you know your favorite Cats cat tells me a lot about the books you might like? Just go with it. If you like: Macavity, Mungojerrie, or Rumpleteazer You're into dashing crime stories and heist novels, I bet. Try reading: The Amateur Cracksman by E.… Continue reading Book Recs Based on Your Favorite Cats Character

Books

The Strictly Book Tag

My parents love Baz Luhrmann's Strictly Ballroom. I refuse to watch it out of spite. However, I never turn down a tag, even one that reminds of Baz Luhrmann's continued existence. I misunderstood this tag's title. It's not strictly about books - it's about DANCE! I found this tag at A Dreamer's Library and loved how… Continue reading The Strictly Book Tag

Books

Back-to-school Book Tag

I miss school. I'm a social baby who loves to learn. I'm flashing back to my senior high of school, which suuuucked. The start of school, though, was ALMOST ALWAYS great. My outfits K I L L E D  I T. To celebrate the start of school again, I'm doing the Back-to-school Back Tag as… Continue reading Back-to-school Book Tag