Books as First Dates Book Tag

Valentine's Day was two days ago and I almost missed it. I remember chocolate and some cutesy posts on Twitter. Otherwise it was a nonevent. Elli @ Ace Reader posted this tag for Valentine's Day and I thought it was perfect. This tag was created by Alice @ Love for Words, a gorgeous blog with… Continue reading Books as First Dates Book Tag

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Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships

Happy Lupercalia! I wanted to do something Valentine's-themed and this is what I came up with. This post will be a mish-mash of surprising trivia and strong opinions about various fictional romances. As should be obvious, spoilers ahead. The Infernal Devices throuple I just learned this bit of trivia from reading Jess' blog post about literary romances. Fun… Continue reading Lupercalia Special: Let’s Talk About Ships


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


Anti-Valentines for Literary Figures

Based on some of the content I've posted, you might think I hate Valentine's Day. I don't. I love Valentine's Day. I DON'T love certain literary characters. If I had to send Valentines to these characters, this is what I would say.   To: Reid Diggory from Serpent & Dove Roses are red, Violets are… Continue reading Anti-Valentines for Literary Figures


Top 5 Wednesday: Love Interests I Would Have Broken Up With

YES. I've been looking forward to this Top 5 Wednesday topic all month. I came up with a list of  awful love interests while at work and found it made me ANGRY. Sure, people are complex, but there are LIMITS to bad behavior. Okay. Without further ado... (By some strange coincidence, the bulk of this… Continue reading Top 5 Wednesday: Love Interests I Would Have Broken Up With


Valentine’s Day Book Recommendations

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY. We're all searching for different things. I tried my best to categorize some of my favorite books (and some upcoming reads) for Valentine's Day. I hope you find what you're looking for.   If you love fluff... What does a Princess in Love do when her dream boy prefers a girl who can clone… Continue reading Valentine’s Day Book Recommendations


Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Couples

In honor of Valentine's Day, today's Artsy Reader Girl-sponsored Top Ten Tuesday covers SHIPPING. My last post about Top 10 Favorite Ships didn't include many book couples. You'll see some overlap in this post, but not much. For this post, I limited myself to traditional books - no manga or graphic novels this time. These are my… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Favorite Book Couples