Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

My very favorite books usually make me cry my eyes out. It's a rare book that does this and also makes me laugh. The following are the funniest passages from some of my favorite books. American Gods by Neil Gaiman “Hey," said Shadow. "Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are."The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously,… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

Books

The Cat Markings Book Tag

Another book tag for mental health! This one is about cats and comes with its own graphics! I found this tag on Fi's Bibliophiles. The tag and the graphics were created by The Corner of Laura. Look how cute these graphics aaarrre. Confession: I am terrified of cats. I grew up with dogs, so cat… Continue reading The Cat Markings Book Tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Today's Top Ten Tuesday involved minimal writing! It was still harder than I expected! These are the last ten books I read (not including rereads) and a one-word review for each. Let's go. The Jasmine Throne by Tasha Suri One-word review: Plant-based The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Tale of a Donner Party Bride by… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: One-Word Reviews for the Last Ten Books I Read

Books, Movies

Encanto Book Tag

I watched Encanto while housesitting and ended up in a puddle on the floor. This movie is INTENSE. It absolutely deserved the Oscar for Best Animated Feature. If you haven't yet, please watch it. I found this book tag, created by Passport to Eden over on BookTube, on It's Just a Coffee Addicted Bibliophile. The… Continue reading Encanto Book Tag

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Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

I packed several dozen books for housesitting. Guess how many of them I read? I had such ambitions! Zezee did this TBR-themed book tag on her blog and I guess I feel like shaming myself. At the very least, because I drafted this post so long ago, I've since read some of these books! Huzzah!… Continue reading Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

Books, Movies

The Cats (2019) Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

After many Cats-themed posts, I have finally created a Cats book tag. This is my magnum opus. Please join me in celebrating Tom Hooper's fever dream. Victoria A newer book you're looking forward to reading My copy of The Circus Infinite just arrived! It's so purple! I'm really looking forward to found family and circus… Continue reading The Cats (2019) Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

Books, Real Life

February Wrap-Up: 24/7 Existential Crisis

I said last month that I didn't have the energy to think about leaving Seattle. I lied. I thought about it and I really want to do it. My mom helped me think up a game plan so POTENTIALLY this year I will finish up my certificate program, pay off my student loans, and move… Continue reading February Wrap-Up: 24/7 Existential Crisis

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Redoing the Lover Book Tag for mental health

The news has been freaking me out, so I am rereading books and redoing book tags. Elli @ Ace Reader reminded me that the Lover Book Tag exists, so here we are. Also, Nish and Ngoc's original tag was so excellent, it seemed necessary to do it a second time. Let's do it. I Forgot… Continue reading Redoing the Lover Book Tag for mental health

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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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The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag: Round Two

Yes, I've already done this tag. However, it's one of my favorite book tags of all time. Nish and Ngoc of Nish & Ngoc's Book Nook tagged me in this two whole years ago. (Definitely read their post before you proceed. Their answers are hilarious.) I had a post ready, then ran out of steam… Continue reading The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag: Round Two