Books

Books as First Dates Book Tag

Valentine's Day was two days ago and I almost missed it. I remember chocolate and some cutesy posts on Twitter. Otherwise it was a nonevent. Elli @ Ace Reader posted this tag for Valentine's Day and I thought it was perfect. This tag was created by Alice @ Love for Words, a gorgeous blog with… Continue reading Books as First Dates Book Tag

Entertainment, Television

THINGS THAT BRING ME JOY: “Elite” Season Three

My friend Shane started watching "Elite" and has been sending me Marco Polo messages about it. This is cause for celebration. I've been in love with "Elite" since season one and I haven't been able to share it with any of my friends until now! Season three of "Elite" just came out on Netflix. Last… Continue reading THINGS THAT BRING ME JOY: “Elite” Season Three

Books

The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag

I AM SO EXCITED FOR THIS TAG. Sahi @ My World of Books tagged me in it to share the wealth of book letdowns. Thank you Alex @ Lost in Translation for giving us space to complain about not-so-perfect books! This is such a perfect tag! RULES If possible try to not mention the same… Continue reading The Not-So-Perfect Book Tag

Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree

So FUN STORY. I thought this was Top Ten Tuesday LAST week. When I saw everyone posting their holiday TBRs instead, I reformatted my entire post and did Top Five Tuesday. GOOD ONE, LAUREN. MY BRAIN IS SOUP. You Are Your Own: A Reckoning with the Religious Trauma of Evangelical Christianity by Jamie Lee Finch I… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree

Books

TOP 5 TUESDAY: Dear Santa, I would like these 5 books.

Planning my Christmas + birthday book wishlist on this lovely Top Five Tuesday. I keep changing my mind. One day, all I want are witch mysteries; the next, graphic novels. That Holiday Book Shopping Guide really did me in. NO REGRETS. Bloodlust & Bonnets by Emily McGovern Lord Byron is apparently in this and he is… Continue reading TOP 5 TUESDAY: Dear Santa, I would like these 5 books.

Books

The Folk of the Air Book Tag #2

Psst...I've never read this series. And I don't plan to remedy that. Whoops. Xandra freshened up her Folk of the Air Book Tag to include references to The Queen of Nothing. I'm using Xandra's banners and what not. I may even tag people! Who knows?     Jude: A character who could kill you in your sleep.… Continue reading The Folk of the Air Book Tag #2

Books, Entertainment, Movies

Midsommar Book Tag [ORIGINAL]

You know how I made my Quintessential Summer Book Tag Midsommar-themed, as I am apparently obsessed with that movie? I decided that wasn't enough. WELCOME, FOLKS, TO THE MIDSOMMAR BOOK TAG. Everyone, do the tag! Come on, do it! It feels really nice! I will try to avoid spoilers. I'll try VERY hard. Oh, I… Continue reading Midsommar Book Tag [ORIGINAL]

Books

Powell’s Haul: What did I just buy?

My mom and I headed down to Portland for May the 4th. Miraculously, EVERYTHING was on sale. I found an entire collection of bargain social science books in the Red Room. I also abandoned some of my most-anticipated reads for newer, less familiar books. Oh, and I forgot to buy The Handmaid's Tale, despite walking past… Continue reading Powell’s Haul: What did I just buy?

Books, Uncategorized

Book Betrayal: Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender

Between the fall of 2016 and the summer of 2017, I read a number of trashy YA novels for stress relief. Kale, My Ex, and Other Things To Toss in a Blender marked a breaking point for me; after reading that mess, I decided to stop altogether. Before hitting my limit, I picked up a book called Marie… Continue reading Book Betrayal: Marie Antoinette, Serial Killer by Katie Alender