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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Bookish Academy Awards 2020

The Academy Awards for film just happened and I! LOVE! A BANDWAGON! I did this tag last year, but I wanted to honor the books of 2019 in a formal way. Let me consult my giant spreadsheet of 2019 reads. And the winner is... Best Actor in a Leading Role ➡️ Best Male Protagonist This… Continue reading Bookish Academy Awards 2020

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Valentine Book Tag

Feel. That. Love. No one tagged me for this. I'm just here, Valentining around. I found this tag on Kristin Kraves Books. The Rules: 1. Link back to this and mention Taiwo @ Stuffed Shelves as the creator of this tag. 2. Link back to the person who tagged you and thank them! 3. Answer… Continue reading Valentine 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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BUDDY READ: Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

(CW: today's post discusses rape threats and sexual violence at length)   GUESS WHO JUST BUDDY-READ A PIRATE NOVEL? 'TWAS ME. WAHOO. Jenna @ Bookmark Your Thoughts and Trisha @ The Tea Reader let me join their December buddy read of Tricia Levenseller's Daughter of the Pirate King. After the craziness of NaNo, I was looking… Continue reading BUDDY READ: Daughter of the Pirate King by Tricia Levenseller

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I Need to Talk About “Queenie”

I decided a while ago not to write book reviews on this blog anymore. I'm breaking that rule to talk about Queenie. How did this book come into my life? Entertainment Weekly raved about it Emer wrote a gushing review for it I saw it for 20% off at Target and decided I needed it Cut… Continue reading I Need to Talk About “Queenie”

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Never Darken My Doorway Again: Fictional Characters I Cannot Forgive

Certain fictional characters fill me with a powerful rage. These characters are rude to my cinnamon rolls, use offensive terminology, emotionally abuse their loved ones, or just generally get on my nerves. The following list contains characters I can never forgive.   (Note: Expect spoilers for every series under the sun...but mostly Harry Potter.) (CW: discussions… Continue reading Never Darken My Doorway Again: Fictional Characters I Cannot Forgive

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The Fall Bucket List Tag

I've been seduced by another fall-themed tag. It's this or Halloween tags. Those are the only options. I keep up with seasonal tags by following Kristin at Kristin Kraves Books. Will I actually bake cinnamon rolls and go apple-picking this fall? You read my Summer Bucket List Tag. I didn't do any of the activities on that… Continue reading The Fall Bucket List Tag

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Reasons to DNF

I DNF (book blogger for "did not finish") books all the time. Last month, I DNFed 9 books. Just this week, I DNFed 2. I'm able to do this thanks to a high school English teacher who said, "Life is too short to read books you don't like." She was right. Why might I DNF… Continue reading Reasons to DNF

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To All the Books I Read in June

Do me a favor and DON'T READ THIS. I wrote a series of letters to some of the books I read last month and someone LEAKED them! I'm so embarrassed. Uh, I mean...who says I even wrote these letters? Why are you looking at the signatures? I TOLD YOU NOT TO READ THEM! Fine. Go… Continue reading To All the Books I Read in June