Books

The Poppy War Book Tag

The internet talked me into reading The Poppy War and I've been working on it for s e v e r a l months. I honestly forget how long it's been. A while, most like. I'm trying my best. I saw this tag created in honor of The Dragon Republic's release. Here we go! Fang… Continue reading The Poppy War 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

TOP TEN TUESDAY: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

I hate it when books make me feel things. I read to ESCAPE life. How DARE you make me EMOTE. Happy Top Ten Tuesday. I gotta tell you about my last ten book hangovers. Let me take an Advil first. Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo The plot and climax of this novel aren't my favorite, but… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: The Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

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Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

I COULD HAVE SWORN I'D ALREADY DONE THIS TAG. APPARENTLY NOT! Emer did this recently and she killed it, as always. I want to rag on books, too. A popular book or series that you didn’t like I know The Art of Racing in the Rain was on the bestseller list for a while, but I HATED… Continue reading Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

Books

New Year’s Eve Book Tag

ANOTHER DANCE, ANOTHER WAY, ANOTHER CHANCE...ANOTHER TAAAAAAAG. It was Chinese New Year not too long ago, so...happy New Year! This tag is still relevant! If you don't know about Jenna from Bookmark Your Thoughts, she is awesome. She leaves the kindest comments, finds great book tags, and buddy-reads pirate novels with me. Which reminds me...JENNA,… Continue reading New Year’s Eve Book Tag

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

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Anticipated Releases Book Tag

I took stock of all the books I want to read and y'all.... ...there are so many good books coming out this year! I'm excited. Lori tagged me in this and she has an equally-exciting list of her own. Listen, 2020 is going to be a good year for books. Rules: Thank the person (or… Continue reading Anticipated Releases Book Tag

Books

My Favorite Books of 2019

I meant to publish this yesterday for Top Ten Tuesday. Instead, after three family Christmases and a miserable four-hour ride in a cramped truck, I stayed in bed and read all day. As a consequence, some last-minute books snuck their way onto my Top 10 list. It's a Cinderella story and a plot twist all… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2019

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I Did a Book Haul…

I had vague plans about coming home after the holidays with armfuls of books. I may have fulfilled this prophecy all on my own. All that to say...I acquired some books. The Ruby in the Smoke and The Shadow in the North by Philip Pullman My mom and I went used-book shopping and found a TREASURE… Continue reading I Did a Book Haul…

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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