Books

Outed by my book-buying habits

If it wasn't made clear in past posts, I'm bisexual. I wasn't privy to/able to process this piece of information until my mid-twenties. So it goes. It took me until NOW to realize that many of the SFF YA novels I've purchased over the years have similar cover art. You'll see what I mean in… Continue reading Outed by my book-buying habits

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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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2020 Reading Stats + Coup Thoughts: This is not a politics-free zone

We're eleven days into January and I'm just now posting my reading stats. Blame the jerks who tried to take over my country's government last week while the president did nothing. My nerves are shot. In other news, this statement from Andrew Yang sure hasn't aged well! Shut up. Number of Books Read in 2020… Continue reading 2020 Reading Stats + Coup Thoughts: This is not a politics-free zone

Books, Music

evermore book tag: once more with feeling

I told you I was doing a second evermore book tag. I warned you this was happening. This one was created by Rhi at Marshmallow Harmonies. Link to the original creator and her post: Rhi from marshmallow harmoniesTag at least 3 people.Declare the rules and list of prompts in your post (copy paste is fine!)Thank whoever who tagged… Continue reading evermore book tag: once more with feeling

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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Books of 2020

It's my first Top Ten Tuesday in a dog's age! I finally narrowed down my favorite books. You might see some familiar books. I couldn't stop talking about these reads all year longs. The Fire Never Goes Out: A Memoir in Pictures by Noelle Stevenson The Fire Never Goes Out may have ousted my longtime… Continue reading TOP TEN TUESDAY: Favorite Books of 2020

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Top Ten DNFs of 2020

Another band wagon for me! I DNFed a fair number of books this year. These are the ones I remember best. Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente I thought this book was trying too hard to be The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. It also made way more gender jokes than I felt comfortable with.… Continue reading Top Ten DNFs of 2020

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The Cemetery Boys Book Tag

Hey, do you all remember that YA fantasy novel about trans brujxs and gay ghosts that came out in September and took the world by storm? There's a book tag based on it! I found this on Anniek's blog and enjoyed the hell out of their answers. These prompts are...so good? I loved this book… Continue reading The Cemetery Boys Book Tag

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The Bookish Baking Tag

In the past few days, I've scarfed down two mini cheesecakes and a pint of cheesecake ice cream. Winter is coming and I must prepare. Speaking of delicious baked goods, I found this baking-themed tag on Ace Reader, a gem of a blog if there ever was one. It was created by the unmatched Kay… Continue reading The Bookish Baking Tag

Books, Real Life

August Wrap-Up: The dog days are NOT over

WHY HELLO. DID ANYONE ELSE HAVE AN INCREDIBLY BAD TIME DURING THE MONTH OF AUGUST? I think, in truth, August was probably a "normal" quarantine month. "Normal" during a global pandemic, though, is still PRETTY BAD. In August, I was rejected for my dream internship and hit a wall after two months on OkCupid. MY… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: The dog days are NOT over

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The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag

Happy Pride Sunday! Friday the 26th marked the 5th anniversary of the Obergefell vs. Hodges decision that made marriage equality a reality in the US. This anniversary is a bright spot in a difficult time. Another bright spot: I found my new favorite book tag. Elli @ AceReader tagged me in it, for which I… Continue reading The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag