Books

Updated List of Comfort Reads

Ever have reading cravings? I have them all the time, especially under duress. Last month, I felt like picking up certain books and holding them to my chest like papery teddy bears (or, in my case, miniature plague doctors.) Some of the books I craved surprised me. They weren't my usual go-tos and most of… Continue reading Updated List of Comfort Reads

Books, Music

Manic Book Tag

Back at it with book tags because this is where my brain is at. This tag, based on Halsey's most recent album, was created by BookTuber Fadwa, AKA Word Wonders. I was inspired to do it by Theresa at areadingelf (creator of the Sapphic Book Tag) and by Halsey herself, who has been advocating for Black… Continue reading Manic Book Tag

Books, Real Life

An introduction

Welcome! You made it! I started this blog as a "portfolio" for "serious writing" (per some professional advice that would have better suited someone else.) Over the years, Narrative Paradise morphed into a book blog...of sorts. I don't write book reviews (very often) or participate in reading challenges. I DO post book tags and gush… Continue reading An introduction