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November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

Happy December! As always, I'm not quite sure how we got here! Last month was jam-packed with write-ins, family dinners, and karaoke. It was so packed I'm going to start with some life updates. Life Updates I got my first tattoo. Don't worry about it. Originally, my writing group had talked about getting matching tattoos.… Continue reading November Wrap-up: Turning the corner

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October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

It's autumn and I am struggling. Pandemic + shorter days + going to school while working full-time tired me out. I DID finish my second editing course. So that's fun. Instead of signing up for my final class right away, I decided to take some time off from school to socialize and read. I was… Continue reading October Wrap-Up: Still slumpin’

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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

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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

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Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

I GUESS IT'S (almost) JULY NOW. I set a 175-book goal for 2021. So far, I've read 120 books. In other words, I've completed 69% of my goal and am ahead by 34 books. Math is wild! This post summarizes my reading accomplishments thus far. Best book read so far One Last Stop is my… Continue reading Mid-Year Freak Out Tag 2021

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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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The Medieval Queens Book Tag

I'm listening to You're Wrong About's episode on the Romanovs. This sad choice reminded me that Jessica tagged me in the Medieval Queens Book Tag. (I have a lot of feelings about the Romanovs.) This tag was created by Jess @ Jessticulates, btw. (Truly wonderful graphics at that blog.) Empress Matilda (1102-1167)After her father, Henry… Continue reading The Medieval Queens Book Tag

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2021 Books You Need to Know About

I have a problem, and that is: There are SO MANY good books either out now or coming soon. I ordered a few of these for myself and think everyone should know about them. Here's a list I compiled that just about covers all the bases. I hope you find something that appeals to you.… Continue reading 2021 Books You Need to Know About

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Ouran Host Club Book Tag

Hello, friends! I started [online] school this week and it's going well so far! The readings are both very boring and really fascinating. My brain is (still) soup, so more book tags! Jessica @ The Awkward Book Blogger did this Ouran Host Club-inspired tag. I LOVE this show. Is the dub back on Netflix? IT… Continue reading Ouran Host Club Book Tag

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Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2020

I don't normally do a list of my least favorite books of the year. Everyone on BookTube was doing it, though, and it looked really fun. I disliked quite a few books this year, so narrowing this list down to ten was a REAL CHALLENGE. I managed, though. I had a minor change of heart… Continue reading Top Ten Least Favorite Books of 2020