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

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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)

Books, Real Life

May Wrap-Up

I JUST FINISHED THE FIRST CLASS IN MY EDITING COURSE. ONE DOWN, TWO TO GO. Once again, I don't really remember the month gone by. I experienced things but I DID NOT REMEMBER THEM. I did get my second vaccine and am now fully inoculated, so there's that. Oh, I also started a new Stardew… Continue reading May Wrap-Up

Books, Music

Sour Album (Olivia Rodrigo) Book Tag

Twitter convinced me to listen to Olivia Rodrigo's new album. I have it on right now and so far I really like it! Ashmita @ The Fictional Journal created a tag in honor of the album. This is what I've been working on instead of homework. Here are the rules: List the rules.Show some love… Continue reading Sour Album (Olivia Rodrigo) Book Tag

Books

The New Releases Book Tag

Hey hey! ANOTHER book tag? Yes, and this one is about 2021 releases! This tag was created by Ellyn @ Allonsythornraxx. Do the tag yourself and tell me about some of your favorite new releases! A new release you've already read I read It's Kind of Cheesy Love Story a few weeks after its publication.… Continue reading The New Releases Book Tag

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Outed by my book-buying habits

If it wasn't made clear in past posts, I'm bisexual. I wasn't privy to/able to process this piece of information until my mid-twenties. So it goes. It took me until NOW to realize that many of the SFF YA novels I've purchased over the years have similar cover art. You'll see what I mean in… Continue reading Outed by my book-buying habits