Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

It's time once again to announce my favorite books of the year. (I know it's Wednesday but this still counts for Top Ten Tuesday.) I was finally honest about my ultimate favorites. These are the books I read in 2021 that I could not stop thinking about. (You can find plenty of books I didn’t… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Best Books I Read in 2021

Books

The End of the Year Book Tag 2021

Easy content! Easy content! This is my third year in a row doing the End of the Year Book Tag. You can see my other answers here and here. I'm traveling this month and skipping town next month, so the approaching end of the year currently feels like a madcap blur. I'm holding onto book… Continue reading The End of the Year Book Tag 2021

Books, Music

Red (Taylor’s Version) Book Tag

YOU KNEW IT WAS COMING. I'm so glad someone on BookTube made this tag in honor of A FANTASTIC album. I have listened to "All Too Well (10 Minute Version)" numerous times. I'm not okay. Anyway, book tag. State of Grace - best opening book in a series Toss-up between Daughter of Smoke and Bone… Continue reading Red (Taylor’s Version) Book Tag

Books, Movies

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

This is the Top Ten Tuesday topic I have been waiting for my whole life. I suspect Rian Johnson reads (and possibly writes) fanfiction. That man hit a number of comforting fanfic beats in his movie and I LOVED it. He also produced some VERY GOOD ACTION SCENES. TLJ felt epic to me in a… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books to Read if You Liked The Last Jedi

Books

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Book Settings

It's that time again! Today's Top Ten Tuesday is about favorite book settings! I surprised myself by coming up with a long list of beloved settings. Here's what I narrowed that list down to. Once Upon a Marigold In fourth grade, I tried to crawl inside this book. It has the perfect fantasy world, one… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Book Settings

Books

Backlist Books to Keep Me Company During the Great Book Shortage

I have bad news: due to supply chain issues, there is going to be a book shortage. Do I understand it fully? No. Am I afraid? Yes. The shortage is coming, whether we like it or not. You know what that means: It's time to finally read all the backlist books on our TBRs. If… Continue reading Backlist Books to Keep Me Company During the Great Book Shortage

Books, Real Life

July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis

Hello! Last month I reread 8 books, an indication that I was under a lot of stress. I remember being busy and social. I saw my family and a few friends I haven't seen since before the pandemic. One of my friends moved to L.A., another announced an upcoming move, and yet another returned from… Continue reading July Wrap-Up: Historical fiction remains my nemesis

Books, Computer games, Dating simulators

Stardew Valley Singles Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

By now, I've made my feelings about the Stardew Valley singles perfectly clear. I'd like to belabor the point with an original book tag. Take a look at my prompts! The rules are simple: Answer each promptTell me your favorite Stardew Valley characterTag some friendsLink back to the creator's blog when you publish your post… Continue reading Stardew Valley Singles Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

Books, Real Life

Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

I GUESS IT'S (almost) JULY NOW. I set a 175-book goal for 2021. So far, I've read 120 books. In other words, I've completed 69% of my goal and am ahead by 34 books. Math is wild! This post summarizes my reading accomplishments thus far. Best book read so far One Last Stop is my… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

Books

The Crying Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

You might not know this about me, but I cry a lot. I learned in a college class (Psychology 101, perhaps?) that a good cry cleanses your body of toxins. Crying, it turns out, is good for you. A lot of books have made me cry lately. I wanted to honor them in a tongue-in-cheek… Continue reading The Crying Book Tag (ORIGINAL)