Books

Witchy October Reads

So far, it has rained every day in October. Safeway has Halloween candy out and ready to buy. My coworkers are trading skeleton memes. I've restarted The Magnus Archives. This is my favorite time of year. I'm not really feeling scary books this year. Witchy books, though? I'm all about those. I fully intend to… Continue reading Witchy October Reads

Books, Real Life

September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump

I am exhausted. Between medication issues, difficult assignments, and work pressure, I hit a low point last month. As such, I'm in a reading slump. Behold my DNF-heavy reading stats. Reading Stats In September, I completed 15 books and DNFed 10 books for a total of 25 books. Turns out I DNFed 7 books in August. School has been weighing… Continue reading September Wrap-Up: Third quarter slump

Books

Dark Academia Reads for Fall

Dark academia was allegedly a big trend on Tumblr during the 2010s. I was too busy having an IRL breakdown to participate, so I'm DOING IT NOW. My general impression of dark academia is "collegiate spaces but make them creepy and possibly full of evil magic." Also, there's dark wood paneling and everyone wears a… Continue reading Dark Academia Reads for Fall

Books

The Spring Cleaning Book Tag: Quarantine Edition

I really should clean my apartment. I have been doing some sorting off and on. I cleaned out my closet (could go for a round two) and unhauled quite a few books. Surely there's more to be done. I could probably...I don't know, clean my bathroom or something. Anyway, 'tis the season to redo the… Continue reading The Spring Cleaning Book Tag: Quarantine Edition

Books

Baby, It’s Cold Outside Book Tag

Winter-themed tags! Winter-themed tags! Here in the Pacific Northwest, we get rain instead of snow. It is, however, COLD. I saw this tag on The Reading Fairy and realized Christmas is...this week. Yikes. Snow Day What's your "comfort" book? I have a stack of rereads ready for the holidays, among them Katie Heaney's Never Have… Continue reading Baby, It’s Cold Outside Book Tag

Books

Finally Fall Book Tag

Last night, all of my body parts were warm at the same time. I have been freezing my ass off at the office for the last two years. Now I'm working from home and feel, dare I say, comfortable? Riddhi @ Whispering Stories tagged me in the Finally Fall Book Tag. I love fall, so… Continue reading Finally Fall Book Tag

Books

The Pumpkin Spice Latte Book Tag

We're DEEP into spooky season and I am DRUNK. (I'm playing Among Us with friends. Don't worry about it.) Ace Reader did this tag on her blog and BECAUSE IT'S FALL NOW, I had to do it. Pumpkin Spice Latte A book that everyone likes to hate on but is delicious I read some reviews… Continue reading The Pumpkin Spice Latte Book Tag

Books

October TBR: Stretch Goal City

It's spooky season now. This year, I'm leaning in EXTRA hard to the pumpkins, black cats, and skeletons. (The election is incoming. Let me have this joy.) I crafted this overly ambitious October TBR that I almost certainly won't finish, BUT...what if I did? Wouldn't that be sooo spoooky? Seriously, there are dozens of books… Continue reading October TBR: Stretch Goal City

Books, Movies

The High School Musical Book Tag

For several years, High School Musical formed a large part of my identity. I LOVE these movies (even the third one.) Where else does one find cheesy, earnest musicals about summer busboys and their romantic dramas? WHERE, I ASK YOU? I found this tag over at AceReader, a blog that makes me smile. Go read some of… Continue reading The High School Musical Book Tag

Books

Bookish Christmas Book Tag

Happy Hanukkah, merry Boxing Day, blessed Yule, and joyful Kwanzaa. Would you believe I got BOOKS for Christmas yesterday? Two of them might be going in my Top Ten Books of 2019! IT'S WILD. Emer did this excellent Christmas tag that I'm using to wrap up my winter holiday. Enjoy your new books and leftover… Continue reading Bookish Christmas Book Tag