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2021 Achillean Books

This is a petty recs post. Someone on Twitter mocked achillean romance recently and it rubbed me the wrong way. I'm seeing more marginalized achillean voices in publishing and I think that's rad! What an exciting time! Why aren't we celebrating!? Anyway, here are some 2021 achillean book recs. Be Dazzled by Ryan La Sala… Continue reading 2021 Achillean Books

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Holiday Book Shopping Guide

Whether you're buying gifts for friends and family or browsing for books for yourself, this list might help point you in a direction. I hope you find something you like. For the history buffs: Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari The story of us in under 500 pages. The Anthropology of… Continue reading Holiday Book Shopping Guide

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019

HA! I'm drafting this bish on a Monday NIGHT! NOW who's caught unawares, Top Ten Tuesday!? I didn't think I WAS excited about the latter half of 2019 until I reviewed its upcoming releases. It feels wrong to anticipate new books when I'm watching the pile of unread books on my floor grow by the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases of the Second Half of 2019

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Sailor Moon Book Tags

I can play it cool no longer. After reading the Eternal Edition of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, that series is all I want to talk about. You can predict whether I'll like a piece of entertainment based on its similarity to Sailor Moon. All my romantic preferences came from this series. Well, this and Fruits Basket. Naoko Takeuchi… Continue reading Sailor Moon Book Tags

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Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 3

(Catch up on part 1 and part 2.) Good ol' genre fiction. The stories I love tend to be more plot- than character-oriented, promising a fun ride. My favorite genres include chick lit, mystery, romance, and adventure. Meet the biggest offender for each of the above genres. Kale, My Ex, and Other Things to Toss… Continue reading Book Betrayals: A List of Past Hurts, pt. 3

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BOOK REVIEW: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

The premise: Marguerite Caine's father, a promising physicist, has just been murdered by Paul Markov, one of his students. Using her mother's invention, called the Firebird, Marguerite chases Paul across alternate dimensions, hoping to obtain justice. As Marguerite jumps between dimensions, she finds her mission compromised by her confusing feelings for Paul. Similar to: Cloud Atlas, My… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray