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June Wrap-Up

Pride Month is over. In truth, it didn't really feel like Pride Month. It felt more like Wrath Month. Ah, well. I saw an old friend, met up with my writing group for the first time in over a year, and visited my brother. Oh, and I joined a book club and completed a mini… Continue reading June Wrap-Up

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May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

I stared at my monitor for a full minute trying to remember what I meant to write. Oh right! It's wrap-up day! May was a pretty regular quarantine month until it all went to shit. Near the end of last month, cops in Minneapolis, MN killed a Black man named George Floyd. Specifically, police officer… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Things got worse

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Too Much Information Book Tag

HELLO. I HAVE BEEN DOWN IN THE DUMPS. This week, I've regained some of my motivation and have resumed cooking, reading, and watching TV (mainly Netflix reality shows and Jessica Jones.) Sleep and inspiration, however, continue to elude me. To take my mind off of things, here I am with a lengthy tag that I found… Continue reading Too Much Information Book Tag

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January Wrap-Up

My month-long birthday celebration officially ends today. DARN YOU, FEBRUARY. Then again, I do love seeing the pink-and-red decorations at the cupcake shop. The Harley Quinn movie comes out next week, the Oscars on the 9th, and in two weeks I have Valentine's plans with some of my favorite bois! Before I get to all… Continue reading January Wrap-Up

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The Awesome Blogger Award

The bloggers I know are kind. Case in point: Meghan @ Meghan's Whimsical Explorations & Reviews tagged me in this Awesome Blogger Award tag. Meghan does deep dives into TV shows, music, and your favorite YA books. I very much look forward to her reviews and you will, too. The award was created by Maggie @Dreaming… Continue reading The Awesome Blogger Award

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2019 Reading Stats

Do you like numbers? I sure do. This post is just graphs. If that's something you're into, go to town. Number of Books Read in 2019   Total books: 209 Completed: 163 DNFed: 43 Total Pages Read: 53,934     Types of Books Read in 2019   Fiction: 135 Non-fiction: 41 Graphic Novels: 29 Poetry:… Continue reading 2019 Reading Stats

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10 Year Challenge Book Tag

People on Twitter have been doing the 10 Year Challenge, but I don't feel comfortable sharing pictures from my past. Facial recognition and whatnot. Anyway. Zezee posted an excellent tag created by Rincey Reads that DOESN'T REQUIRE PERSONAL PHOTOS. I'll take it. What was your favorite book in 2009? I'm fairly certain I read Leap Day by Wendy… Continue reading 10 Year Challenge Book Tag

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The Mystery Blogger Award

Let me start with the people I'm tagging: Emer | Zezee | Nish & Ngoc | Leelynn | Megan | Sofia | Alex | Kirsty | Ellyn | Katie What did I just tag you all for? IT'S A MYSTERY. ...I am about to post the rules, but don't worry about that. You can thank… Continue reading The Mystery Blogger Award

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Changes in My Reading Life

I'm back for Top Ten Tuesday with some wistful nostalgia. Things aren't the way they used to be. I mean, obviously. That is how time works. Here is how my reading life has changed over the years. It takes me longer to finish books In high school, I would read a book a day (sometimes… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Changes in My Reading Life

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Book Blogger Confessions Tag

I'm not using book tags to avoid my demon essay! How could you accuse me of such a thing? Emer tagged everyone (basically) in the Book Blogger Confessions Tag, so I GET TO DO IT NOW. THAT'S WHAT IT MEANS. 1. Which book, most recently, did you not finish? I DNFed Inland. I've been waiting on… Continue reading Book Blogger Confessions Tag