Books, Real Life

May Wrap-Up: Goodbye and Good Riddance

So May sucked. The Supreme Court wants to overturn Roe v. Wade. Obergefell v. Hodges and Loving v. Virginia might be next. The Buffalo and Uvalde shootings were similarly devastating. Everyone I know is sad, mad, and scared. I feel angry and helpless most of the time. (I got a tattoo about it. It helped… Continue reading May Wrap-Up: Goodbye and Good Riddance

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The Recommendations Book Tag

Hello! I have a new book tag! Riddhi at Whispering Stories tagged me in this! (View the original post at Ally Writes Things.) I came up for a bunch of answers for each prompts but limited myself to one each. IT WAS A TRIAL. A book about friendship Frog and Toad are Friends is a… Continue reading The Recommendations Book Tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

My very favorite books usually make me cry my eyes out. It's a rare book that does this and also makes me laugh. The following are the funniest passages from some of my favorite books. American Gods by Neil Gaiman “Hey," said Shadow. "Huginn or Muninn, or whoever you are."The bird turned, head tipped, suspiciously,… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Funny passages from favorite books

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Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

I packed several dozen books for housesitting. Guess how many of them I read? I had such ambitions! Zezee did this TBR-themed book tag on her blog and I guess I feel like shaming myself. At the very least, because I drafted this post so long ago, I've since read some of these books! Huzzah!… Continue reading Not Enough Time TBR Book Tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Moments in books that wrecked me

Today's Top Ten Tuesday topic was a freebie! So of course I'm back with a post about sad things. Here are a few scenes from books I've read that absolutely destroyed me. Note the number of Neil Gaiman books included. (Many spoilers ahead) All the Feels by Olivia Dade (CW: domestic abuse) Because of his… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Moments in books that wrecked me

Books, Movies

The Cats (2019) Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

After many Cats-themed posts, I have finally created a Cats book tag. This is my magnum opus. Please join me in celebrating Tom Hooper's fever dream. Victoria A newer book you're looking forward to reading My copy of The Circus Infinite just arrived! It's so purple! I'm really looking forward to found family and circus… Continue reading The Cats (2019) Book Tag (ORIGINAL)

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Animal Crossing Book Tag

I'm experiencing ACNH vicariously through my friends. They tell me all about their favorite villagers and the walrus who lives...in the ocean? I'm not entirely sure about the walrus but I love him. Do I want to buy a Nintendo Switch so I can finally join the fun? KIND OF. Anyway, here's an Animal Crossing-themed… Continue reading Animal Crossing Book Tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books with my favorite trope/theme

Today's Top Ten Tuesday covers my favorite trope. Listen. Listen. When it comes to romance, enemies-to-lovers is the way to go. To view someone as a threat, you have to view them as an equal! That's where respect comes from! There's something magic about, "I need to take this person out...because they're too hot to… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Books with my favorite trope/theme

Books, Music

headfirst, fearless book tag

More Taylor Swift! I warned you! Peruse With Coffee made this original tag in honor of the Fearless rerelease. (Was that only last year?) Let's gooo. Fearless (Taylor’s Version) ~ A character who goes into situations headfirst, fearless I don't know the name of the monster killer from Something is Killing the Children, but she… Continue reading headfirst, fearless book tag

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: 2021 releases I was excited about but didn’t get to

Today's Top Ten Tuesday is calling me out. I read 200+ books last year and somehow still missed these. They were on my TBR and everything. These are books that came out last year that I was excited about but forgot to read. Will I prioritize them after posting this? You know I will not.… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: 2021 releases I was excited about but didn’t get to