Category Archives: books

Why I count (pretty much) everything I read on Goodreads

I felt inspired to write this because I’ve seen a few discussions online recently about what people do and do not count, and I realized how much my own choices have changed over the last few years. For the first … Continue reading

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May Wrap Up + Book Haul

  May was a surprisingly good reading month for me, but I’ve fallen behind on reviewing things. I read 15 books, but most of those were short (poetry collections). However, I did, finally, make it through East of Eden, which I … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Wrap-Up: I share a Poem, and Lots of Recommendations

  I’m not sure if I mentioned it here, but I challenged myself to write 30 poems in 30 days for National Poetry Month. I can’t believe it, but earlier today I finished #34! Sure, some of them aren’t great, … Continue reading

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Tome Topple Read-a-Thon: Half Point Update

Ok, so the halfway point was yesterday, and I’m late, but I’ve been ill most of this week and really dropping the ball with basically everything, including blogging Oops. The Journey So Far: I started with The Little Friend by Donna … Continue reading

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TomeTopple Read A Thon TBR!

I’ve missed the starting date for TomeTopple a couple of times now, but this round, I actually found out in advance, yay! If you don’t know what Tome Topple is, here’s Sam’s (ThoughtsOnTomes) video explaining it. Basically, it’s a read … Continue reading

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Top 5 Wednesday: SFF Books On My TBR

T5W is a weekly meme created by Lainey from gingerreadslainey, now hosted by Sam from ThoughtsOnTomes. You can check out the goodreads group to learn more.   April 5th: Top SFF Books on Your TBR *Booktube SFF Awards Babble Crossover … Continue reading

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March Wrap Up

Wow, I can’t believe it’s spring, March is over, and I read 15 books in March! I’m sure that’s nothing for a lot of people, but it’s awesome for me. I was in a slump for basically two years and reading … Continue reading

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ARC Review: The Romance Reader’s Guide to Life by Sharon Pywell

Genres: historical fiction; romance; mystery; magical realism(?) Why I read it: The cover caught my eye on Net Galley, and the description sounded really interesting. Who I’d recommend it to: Historical fiction fans (around WWII era), people who enjoyed The Lovely … Continue reading

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Book Review: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Genres: sci-fi; YA; re-telling Why I read it: Everyone seems to love it and it’s been sitting on my shelf for a couple of years. I also used it for “A series you want to read (start and finish)” for … Continue reading

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Must Read Monday

  Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff   When I read it: February 2016 Genres: sci-fi; YA Recommended for: Sci-fi and/or YA fans, or someone interested in trying out sci-fi to see if maybe they’ll like it. Goodreads | Amazon | Book … Continue reading

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