Books, Real Life

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Changes in My Reading Life

I'm back for Top Ten Tuesday with some wistful nostalgia. Things aren't the way they used to be. I mean, obviously. That is how time works. Here is how my reading life has changed over the years. It takes me longer to finish books In high school, I would read a book a day (sometimes… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Changes in My Reading Life

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The Perfect Romance Novel

I want to be a person who enjoys all types of romance. Alas, I am not. My tastes are ultra-specific. What do I want from a romance novel? What kinds of tropes do I like to see? Let me describe the elements of my ideal romance. Flirty Banter Must be funny without being hurtful. Don't… Continue reading The Perfect Romance Novel

Books, Music

The Lover Book Tag: Round 2

That's right...I KEEP MY PROMISES AT LEAST SOME OF THE TIME! This is another Lover-inspired book tag. Find the original on UponthePages. I Forgot That You Existed ↠ What’s a book you wish you forgot? UGH, no book let me down more than Coffeehouse Angel. I HATED this book. I couldn't figure out what the point was, the romance… Continue reading The Lover Book Tag: Round 2

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Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Tropes

THIS IS THE TOP TEN TUESDAY I'VE BEEN WAITING FOR. There's a meme going around Twitter where readers who claim to hate cliches cry over their favorite archetypes and genre conventions. The grumpy one loves the sunshine one? I'm tearing up already. (RONAN'S SECOND SECRET WAS ADAM PARRISH.) For my favorite tropes, I chose a… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Tropes

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The Perfect Book Tag

Sofii over at A Book. A Thought. created the perfect book tag. It's called The Perfect Book tag. The idea is to combine a number of beloved into a single perfect read. Oh, and you can't use the same book twice. I don't know that my book will turn out perfect, but I'm still excited… Continue reading The Perfect Book Tag

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Tropes Book Tag

I spent the summer of 2012 on the website TVTropes. Tropes got me through a stressful nanny job, my first breakup, and a panic surrounding college housing. I've been using the website ever since. As soon as I finish a new show, I pull up it's YMMV page to read alternate theories and comments. Kristin… Continue reading Tropes Book Tag

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#NotAll Book Tag

Can't stop, won't stop. I'm not cool enough to use sassy hashtags on Twitter. I will GLADLY use them for books, though. Shout-outs to creator The Orangutan Librarian and to Book Hooked Nook for inspiration.   #NOTALL COVER CHANGES A COVER CHANGE YOU LIKED The original cover for this classic is one of the worst… Continue reading #NotAll Book Tag