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February TBR | 2023

I feel like I keep making reading plans, then not exactly sticking to them. I also feel like my TBR has gotten to be a bit intimidating even though I try to keep it relatively small. So I took a lot of things off my general TBR and just kept the things I’m most excited…

January Wrap Up | 2023

Last month I finished reading 11 books. A real mixed bag of books from the tbr, series, and a new release. I ended up re-evaluating my general tbr in the middle of the month, taking a lot of things off of it and altering my reading plans for the rest of the month. I’m happy…

Series I Will Finish in 2023

In an attempt to reduce the number of series I’m reading at once, I recently decided to DNF quite a few, but that doesn’t mean I’m not still in the middle of a fair amount. Hopefully I can catch up on most of them and get my current series down to just a few at…

Birthday Book Tag

Today is not my birthday, but it was on Monday. Another trip around the sun completed. I don’t normally do much for my birthday, but I am using it as an excuse to get my friends together for an escape room this weekend, something I’ve wanted to try for a while. For today, however, it’s…

February 2023 Book Releases

We’re coming up on the shortest month of the year, but that doesn’t mean there’s a shortage of book releases. Here are some of the sci-fi/fantasy releases coming out next month that I think sound interesting, along with their release date, publishers’ summaries, and links to the publishers’ pages. February 07 Wild Massiveby Scotto Moore…

Series I Will Start in 2023

I’m making a solid effort to reduce the number of series I’m currently reading this year, either by finishing series or DNFing them. But I still have a small list of series I’m eager to get started on once I catch up on the ones I’m already reading. Here are some of the series I’m…

Quality vs. Quantity

As we all set and share our reading goals for the year, a few questions have come up. What’s a good goal? Should we be trying to read more or less? What counts toward our goals? It’s easy to compare our own goals with those of others, but most of the time we’re just comparing…

Books I Will Definitely Read in 2023

Too many books, not enough time. The usual problem. Most of these books came out last year and I really want to get to them soon. They’re all fantasy, either fairytales or authors I’ve previously loved. I will definitely probably maybe read these books this year. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan Reads Illuminationsby…

Good Intentions | Book Tag

With the new year, a lot of people like to set resolutions to live a better life. Although I do like setting some goals for myself to work toward in the new year, I never set traditional resolutions. So instead, I thought I’d talk about some books based on common resolutions in the form of…

Every Book I Didn’t Read in 2022

It’s a lot easier to say you’re going to read a book than it is to actually read it. I’ve had more than a few books on TBRs or anticipated reads lists that I ended up either DNFing or just never making time for and still hope to get to at some point. Here’s every…

Bookish Resolutions for 2023

After joining the book community a few years ago, it wasn’t until last year that I made a true effort to get more involved. I started posting more often and more consistently, meeting other people in the community, and paying a lot more attention to recommendations and new releases. While all of that has been…

January TBR | 2023

Although I have 12 books on this list, and they’re not particularly short books, I’m really struggling to keep myself from adding another dozen. I’ve got a lot I want to read this year, and I’m excited about most of the books on my overall TBR, so I’m struggling to decide which ones I want…

Every Book I Read in 2022

I read a lot in 2022, so I’ll keep this part short. With a total of 119 books, here is everything I read in 2022 in the order that I read them. <3D

Anticipated Reads for Jan-Mar 2023

I’ve already got my eye on quite a few books coming out this year, but I’m definitely more excited about some than others. These are the five books I am most anticipating that will be releasing in the first quarter of 2023. I’ve got a mystery sequel, a couple sci-fi, a fantasy, and a sophomore…

Most Disappointing Books of 2022

With over 100 books read this year, there were bound to be some that fell flat. Sometimes a book is good enough not to DNF, but still as good as I had hoped. It’s always a bummer to feel disappointed when you finish reading a book, but considering the fact that I really had to…

Top Five Books of 2022

I try to see the good in everything I read, acknowledging that different books work for different people. But there are certain books that I don’t have to try to see the good in, because I love them entirely as they are. They’re the books I couldn’t put down because I always wanted to know…

January 2023 Book Releases

With the new year fast approaching, I’ve already gathered quite the list of 2023 fantasy book releases that sound interesting. While certainly not the only ones coming out next month, here are some of the fantasy releases expected in January 2023 that I’m anticipating, along with their release date, the publisher’s summary, and a link…

Top Five New Authors of 2022

I’ve never been one to read an author’s entire catalogue. Oftentimes there’s a particular work I love and the rest tend to not capture the same magic. Instead, I love reading things from authors whose works I’ve never read before. Here are five new-to-me authors that I read this year. For most of them, I…

Series I Finished This Year

I may have a lot of series I’m currently reading, but I did manage to finish a fair few this year. Actually, in all honesty, I think all of these this year, but I also finished all of these this year, so net zero from this list. And that’s progress in my book. Some of…

Series I Want to Finish

Although I’m trying to lower the number of series I’m currently reading, that doesn’t mean I’m avoiding starting anything new. I’m prioritizing the series I’ve already started, but sometimes you just have to go where the reading mood takes you. Some of these series I had started previously and made some more progress on, but…

Top Five Covers of 2022

You shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover, but you can still judge the cover. And if we’re being honest, some covers are better than others. These are my five favorite covers from books released in 2022 Seeing these all together, I clearly have a style preference. Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan Reads…

Series I Won’t Finish

In an effort to decrease the number of series I’m currently reading, I’m not just prioritizing finishing series, I’m also being realistic about which new series I don’t really feel a need to ever finish. Sometimes that’s because I didn’t like the first book, sometimes the first book was good but I don’t feel like…

The Weather | Book Tag

Wherever you may be, the weather is probably changing this time of year. For me that means shorter, colder days. We’ve already gotten some snow, some rain, lots of wind, and thankfully some sunshine. Whatever the weather, it’s always a good time to settle in with a book. Here are some weather prompts and books…

This Year’s DNFs

Sometimes you start a book, realize it’s not working for you, and decide to give up on it so you can spend that time reading something you’ll love more. It could be because you’re just not in the mood and might try it again later, it could not be what you expected and you didn’t…

Top Five books I meant to read in 2022

Although I’ve read more books than I expected to this year, there are still a few specific books that I haven’t gotten around to. I read a ton of long fantasy books, and while still my favorite type of books to read, I occasionally need to switch it up with something lighter or more realistic.…

Last TBR of the Year | 2022

With December quickly approaching, I’ve been planning which books I’d like to get off my TBR before the end of the year. I’m planning to do a review of one Christmas book every day in December leading up to Christmas, so a lot of these books have that in common. I never read holiday themed…

November Wrap Up | 2022

This month I finished 20 books. After feeling rather slumpy, this is a delightful and unexpected number. A lot of these are short reads, so that helped, but a lot of them were also very enjoyable, which helped even more. I did some reading to get me out of that slump feeling, some holiday reads…

Cozy Reads

It’s that time of year where I live when the days get both colder and shorter and it becomes very appealing to settle down in front of the fire with a cozy book all day. A cozy read to me is one that feels comforting and hopeful, even if it’s not a happy tale. They’re…

Non-Fiction Owned TBR

I have a decent collection of non-fiction books on my shelves. Most of them are about science and technology, with a little business in the mix. Most of them are also waiting patiently on my TBR for me to get around to them. Here are all my currently owned and un-read non-fiction books: Einstein: A…

The Bookish Blog Tag

Although I do have favorites, they’re ever-changing and not entirely concrete. I don’t really think about them until it comes up. So this week, let’s see if I can solidify some bookish favorites. I’m going to try to stick with my all-time favorites, rather than just the most recent ones. So chances are you’ve heard…

US vs UK Covers

It’s common for different countries to have different covers for the same book. Sometimes the changes are subtle, the same concept in a different style, and sometimes they look like entirely different books. One may follow the genre trends well to appeal to certain types of readers, and another may have small details from the…

Books Set in an Alternate Universe

My favorite stories are ones set in made up places. I like reading fiction to get out of the real world for a while and see all the maybes people can think up. With the inclusion of magic, creatures, and worlds we’ll never get to see, stories set in alternate universes present endless possibilities. Things…

Non-Fiction Genre I Wish I Read More

Of all the genres within non-fiction, I wish I liked textbooks more. It would have made school a better experience, and it would make learning new things at this point in my life a lot easier. I own a fair few textbooks, and I have gone through some of them in my own time to…

20 Questions | Book Tag

Most people are familiar with the game 20 questions. This isn’t quite that, but here are 20 questions about my personal reading taste and habits. How many books are too many books in a series? It depends on the series. I think four is plenty How do you feel about cliffhangers? They’re a bit rude.…

History as Fantasy

I read mostly fantasy, and there is a good amount of fantasy that takes places in a setting based on real world places and time periods. I’m all for taking inspiration from real life and fictionalizing it or weaving it into something fantastical. Some fantasy stories aren’t so much inspired by the real world as…

Books Set in the Future

I love reading old books set in the future, a future that we’ve already seen. It’s interesting to see what people assume might happen to us and our planet in a few decades or longer. And it’s fun to see if any of those things came to be. And it’s also fun to read stories…

My Favorite Non-Fiction Genre

My favorite genre of non-fiction is memoirs. I like hearing about other people’s lives and experiences. It’s a great way to learn about other cultures and ways of living without being able to go somewhere and live it firsthand. I also enjoy learning about new topics in a more narrative style rather than as a…

The Honestea Tag

Honesty is the best policy, but we all know most people put on their best face in public and their touched up and highly curated face on the internet. I’ve never been one for drama or putting on a show for others. I may not have much tea to spill, but let’s see what we…

Who Wore It Better? Book Covers

With all the billions of book covers to ever have been designed, it’s inevitable that some of them are going to look alike. Pair that with design trends in art, fonts, and layouts and we up the odds for similarities. Every once in a while, I see two book covers separately that I swear could…

Books Set in the Present

I read a lot of fantasy, set in made up places at made up times, but I still like to settle down with a story set in the real world at a familiar time. They depict real people that may resemble ones we know, in real places that we can visit, and having real experiences,…

Non-Fiction Books I’ve Read This Year

For all of the non-fiction books I own, they definitely don’t make up the majority of my reading. Not even close. This year, I have made and broken many plans to get through all of my owned non-fiction books. This month, we’re trying to get back on track with that goal. I like reading non-fiction,…

Get to Know the Fantasy Reader | Book Tag

Hello! I’m Dianne, and I’m the fantasy reader (not always). And this tag is all about my personal fantasy preferences. There are so many different types of fantasy, and I try to give them all a fair chance at winning my affection, but there are definitely some that have won me over more than others.…

Recent Reads | October 2022

I read 13 books in October, although it honestly doesn’t feel like it. A lot of them were shorter reads and most of them were good reads. I am pushing through a little reading slump right now, but I’m respecting my brain’s need for a little break and some lighter things. ‘This too shall pass’,…

Books Set in the Past

Although I wouldn’t necessarily call all of these historical fiction, each of these books are set in the past. The first one is only half set in the past, and three of them are set around the same war, although they each tell very different stories. Real life historical settings and events in books tend…

Halloween Creatures | Book Tag

With Halloween approaching, it seemed appropriate to do this Halloween creatures tag. Although I’m partial to zombies, there are plenty of other creatures to pay some attention to. Normally I try to use a unique book / series / author for every question, but I’ve read a lot of series, multiple books from a single…

24 Hour Horror-A-Thon TBR

Ashley’s Little Library on YouTube now hosts a bi-monthly 24 Hour Horror-A-Thon, which feels like the perfect way to spend a day the weekend before Halloween. I’m looking forward to joining in and reading as many short horror books as I can, although I do have family plans this weekend, so my readathon will be…

By the Book | Book Tag

Another Thursday, another book tag. This one has been around for a while and it’s simply all about books. A bit of my general reading taste as well as some recent reading highlights. original tag by Marie Berg on YouTube, based on the New York Times By the Book column What book is on your…

Do I Read a Lot?

So far this year, I have read 75 books for a total page count of just over 36,000 pages. I like big fantasy books. These numbers are not including all the books I started and did not finish. Or the one I re-read. Or any of the handful of books I’m currently reading. But is…

Five Horror Recommendations

This time of year, lots of people are leaning into horror and thriller reads, sometimes with cozy mysteries and sometimes with something a bit darker. I used to love horror and I’ve been getting back into it more recently, trying to rediscover my niche within the genre. With varying flavors of horror, here are five…

Afternoon Tea | Book Tag

My favorite thing to do for my birthday is go out for afternoon tea. It’s nowhere near my birthday, but we can still have a little bookish afternoon tea today. originally created by Courtney @ The Incessant Bookworm I’ve had a lot of good reads this year, but Red Sister by Mark Lawrence is still the…

Seasonal Reading

‘Tis the season for seasonal reading. Or so it seems to me anyway. Autumn is when everyone appears to be choosing their books based on the fall feels. Whether you’re looking for something spooky or something cozy to curl up with as the weather cools down, be that a mystery or something more heartwarming. The…

Top Five Favorite Firefly Quotes

This weeks prompt for Top Five Tuesday is actually Favorite Book Quotes, but since I don’t tend to remember specific lines from books, at least not off the top of my head, I decided to make my own spin on it. I’ve recently been re-watching the show Firefly, a sci-fi show with a ship and…

End of the Year | Book Tag

I can’t believe it’s October. It’s getting chilly, the leaves are all changing, we’re stocking up on firewood for the winter, and I still have a lot of books I want to read. Let’s talk about some of the books I’ll hopefully get through before the year is over. Are there any books you started…

Recent Reads | September 2022

In September, I finished reading eight books and did not finish one more. Here is everything I read last month, each with a tiny description and my brief thoughts. This Might Hurtby Stephanie Wrobel Two sisters, one has moved to a secluded island retreat and disconnected from the outside world, the other tries to see…

Top Five anticipated reads for Oct-Dec 2022

There may only be three months left in this year, but there are still are plenty of new books yet to be released in 2022. I’ve been checking around with all the publishers for what fantasy/sci-fi books are still in store, and picked the five I’m most interesting in keeping an eye out for. Here…

Finally Fall | Book Tag

One week into autumn and the leaves are already turning their classic fall colors where I live. It’s the perfect time of year for both spooky and cozy reads. I’m not sure who created this one, but here’s the Finally Fall book tag. In fall, the air is crisp and clear: name a book with…

Accessibility in Reading

Recently, I’ve been thinking about how accessible books are, and how accessible the book community as a whole is. I have fairly limited, and probably outdated, experience with accessibility features since I don’t require any myself. But it’s still something I think about when I’m reading, writing, or interacting with the book community online, and…

Typographic Book Covers

There are plenty of books with covers that are entirely text, often stylized in a way that represents the story without using extra images. As much as I like those types of covers, I also like when the text is part of the cover art, blending the two parts together. Here are ten books I…

Summer Bucket List | Book Tag

It’s the first official day of autumn, although it seems like everyone else has been trying to live like it’s autumn extra early this year. Before I move on to autumn, let’s give summer one last mention with a summer bucket list, although not all of these were summer reads. Hopefully you got to do…

Book Trends

The more time I spend in the book community, reading in excess, and receiving news of new and upcoming releases, the more I notice the trends that come and go in publishing. Sometimes it’s a great thing, and sometimes I can’t wait for the next trend to replace the current one. Recently a lot of…

Books On My Fall 2022 To-Read List

As autumn approaches, I’ve planned out a lot of my reading for the rest of the year, leaving some room for mood reads. I’ve been dabbling in other genres as well as trying to finish up some of the many series I’ve started over the years. I’m excited about all the things on my TBR…

Anything but Books | Book Tag

We talk about books a lot, but I’m sure we all have other things going on. It’s not all books all the time. Probably. It’s a lot books a lot of the time, but I still like other things. For this tag, my answers can be anything but books. original tag by Book Buds What…

When to DNF

There was once a time when I couldn’t bear to DNF a book once I started it. If I committed to reading a book, I was going to read the whole thing. There was no putting it down, no trying again later, and certainly no giving up. These days, I feel like I’m DNFing constantly.…

Top Five Dramatic Bookworm Problems

Being a bookworm is great, but it’s not without its problems. I don’t think we’re being dramatic when we face these, they’re just part of living the bookish life. The perks of being a bookworm far outweigh the downfalls, but here are five bookish problems I think are pretty common: Top 5 Tuesday is hosted…

Life’s a Beach | Book Tag

We got a tiny break from the heat and sunshine this week, but most days it’s still beach weather where I live. Although I grew up by the ocean, I was never much of a beach bum, but I must admit the beach is a great place to settle in with a good read. And…

Books I Loved So Much I Had to Get a Copy

At this point in my life I’m pretty picky about which books I purchase. I usually won’t buy anything unless I’ve already read it and loved it. Even though I may outgrow these favorites as I get older, it’s so much nicer to look at my shelves and see familiar stories that I love to…

The Trope Tag

There’s a trope for everything at this point. Some we can’t get enough of, and some we’d prefer to never see again. This week’s tag is all about tropes and how they can apply to books instead of characters. Original tag by Ash @ Ink Words and Ash Enemies to Lover: a book you formerly…

Top Five Books with Bones

It’s not quite spooky season, but after the past couple weeks of swords and shields it makes sense we’ve arrived at bones. This week we’re looking for books with bones on the cover. It seems skulls are the most common version of that, but I’ve found a little variety on these covers. Here are five…

Summer Book Tag

I think I’ve had enough of the heat, and thankfully the weather’s been more tolerable lately. We’ve still got one month of summer to go, so let’s enjoy what’s left of it and do a summer themed book tag. Iced Drink: A Refreshing Book House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones. In the midst…

Top Five Books with Shields

Last week we looked for swords, now we’re looking for the sword’s counterpart, shields. I admit I don’t think about shields nearly as much as swords, but I tend toward characters with daggers and duel-wielded blades than the classic sword and shield combo. Surprisingly less common as a cover feature than a blade, here are…

Do I Have That Book | Book Tag

As I’ve been reading through my owned books and unhauling the ones that aren’t my favorites, let’s look at what I have left. Hopefully I have something unique to fit each of these prompts. original tag by Keeping Tabs Do you have a book with deckled edges? The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski I love…

Top Five Books with Swords

Some of these may technically be daggers, but they’re all definitely sharp, bladed weapons. I once fell down a research rabbit hole of admiring the many different sword designs that exist while writing. And there are even more designs that exist to be admired on the covers of books. Here are five books with swords…

Ice Lolly | Book Tag

After a few heat waves in a row this summer, ice cream has become a regular item in our freezer. So I thought it’d be fitting to bring the ice cream to the blog with the Ice Lolly Book Tag. Original tag by Amy @ Golden Books Girl, Charlotte @ Charlotte, Somewhere, and Louise @…

Top Five Books with Crowns

Royalty find themselves at the center of many stories, especially within fantasy, and their crowns find themselves on the cover of many respective books. Here are five book covers that display rather different crowns: Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by Meeghan Reads Red Queenby Victoria Aveyard This crown needs a bit of cleaning, but it…

August TBR | 2022

This month my TBR begins with the same 3 books I feel like I’ve been ‘currently reading’ forever, and a rollover from the T. Kingfisher readathon that I didn’t manage to finish in time. Plus, for some reason I’ve decided to start a bunch of new series, going against my efforts to be actively reading…

Top Five Books with Keys

Time for a bit of a scavenger hunt throughout the month. This week we’re looking for keys. I must say I’m much more partial to locks, but I don’t suppose those would be any easier to find. My shelves don’t have many keys on them, but here are five found that do: Top 5 Tuesday…

Series I’ve Read in Full

As a lover of fantasy and graphic novels, I read a lot of series. Sometimes I even finish reading the series. The whole thing. Usually that means I liked it, but sometimes I read things I don’t actually enjoy. That’s something I’m working on. I haven’t always recorded my reading, but it is something I’ve…

Top Five Illustrated Books

There are so many ways to visibly add to a story. Graphic novels are obvious, as are book covers, but between the covers some novels have illustrations or photos added in throughout the story, I love a good map, and some books jazz up their chapter pages with a small image or unique design. As…

Never Have I Ever | Book Tag

Let’s play a game this week. I haven’t played this one in a long time, and never have I ever played a book specific version of it. First, the rules, as explained by the creator: Never Have I Ever originated as a drinking game, also known as “Ten Fingers,” where a person would make a…

Series I Haven’t Finished Reading

As a lover of fantasy and graphic novels, I read a lot of series. And I don’t always finish reading those series. But that doesn’t always mean I don’t want to. Series can be a time commitment and with so many books to read and so many series to start I tend to start more…

Top Five Magic Systems

As a fan of fantasy, I’ve come across a fair amount of magic systems. Some of them follow a classic, familiar system. Some are more unique, unusual, and sometimes nonsensical. I’m not one to prefer having everything about a magic system laid out blatantly and logically, but it can be nice to have some rules…

My Current Physical TBR

As you may know, I’ve been working hard on reading all the books I own. I limited myself for a while to only reading from my shelves and it worked wonders in drastically shrinking my physical TBR. Now that my TBR isn’t so daunting, I’ve been reading a lot more other things, but I’m still…

All the Series I’ll Never Finish

As a lover of fantasy and graphic novels, I read a lot of series. And I don’t always finish reading those series. Sometimes my taste changes, sometimes I liked the first book well enough but felt no need to see what happened next, and sometimes I just didn’t like the first book very much so…

Top Five Books Set at School

It’s been a while since I’ve been in school, but for all the kids in my area, school’s out for summer. I’m not always a fan of the school setting trope, but I certainly don’t avoid books just on that point. Plus, there are plenty of types of schools that can be a part of…

July TBR | 2022

I once again have a lot of books I’m hoping to get through this month. This list was even longer, but I removed some books from a genre I’ll one day accept isn’t for me. I also left out the non-fiction I’m planning to read because I’m not sure they’re books I’d ever review. Most…

Top Five Anticipated Reads for Jul-Sep

There are plenty of new books still to be released this year and recently I’ve seen some that have really got my attention. My TBR is getting long again. Hopefully they turn out to be as good as they sound. In order of their release date, and with their publishers’ descriptions, these are my top…

Mid-Year Freak Out | Book Tag

We’re halfway through the year already, so it’s time to take a look at what I’ve read so far. At this point, I’ve read 39 books and DNFed a handful of others. The vast majority of that has been fantasy with a few other genres sprinkled in. Audio books are really carrying the team here,…

Sarcasm in the Face of Danger

One of my favorite things, whether in books or movies, is when a character is in a serious or dangerous situation and they say something so perfectly sarcastic that it momentarily dissolves the stress of the moment. I love dry comedy and I love banter between characters, but I love those things even more when…

Best Books of 2022 So Far

I stopped giving star ratings to books, but I still have opinions and feelings about how they stack up and which ones are better than the rest. And since we’re halfway through the year, let’s take a look at the ones that are currently in the lead. These are my top five books of the…

Famous Last Words

Everyone talks about first lines from books a lot. And it makes sense, it’s the first thing you read within the book. But I want to talk about last lines. I used to have a habit of reading the last line from a book before I started reading it. It was risky, but I always…

I Want My Series to Match

When I buy individual books I’m not picky about what format they are. Hardcover, paperback, mass market, it doesn’t really matter, especially if I find them secondhand or at a library sale. I buy whatever format I find. Unless I already own a book from a series and I’m buying another book from the same…

Rainy Day Reads

I think a good rainy day read is something you can get cozy with. It’s atmospheric, it’s thoughtful, it’s maybe a bit somber. These five books are all sweet, lovable, and sad. Except for the last one. The last one is simply sweet and lovable in case you’re not up for sad. Top 5 Tuesday…

Bookish Scenarios | Book Tag

When faced with a series of unlikely, but mostly plausible bookish scenarios, we’ve got to make some tough decisions. It won’t always be easy, but you got to do what you got to do, and here’s what I would do in these scenarios: original tag by Lindsay Hearts Books You have to get rid of…

Style

Style is the way a story is delivered. It’s the language used, the tone, the structure, the parts of a story that the author focuses on. Generally, a lot of books in a specific genre share similar style points. More specifically, certain styles can give away who the author is or be niche enough to…

Adorable Games I’ve Played Recently

Outside of reading, I also love playing video games. Although I typically enjoy story-rich role playing games, I have a soft spot for puzzle platformers. And if you don’t know what either of those things mean, basically I like immersive adventures and solving puzzles. But sometimes I want something that requires a little less brain…

Counting in Series

This week I wanted to see how high I could count with series I’ve read that are completed. I took a look at all the series I’ve read, or at least started reading, and how long they were. Then I lined them up in ascending order to see how far I could go without skipping…

Wood Burning, take 2

A few years ago when we were playing D&D a lot, I made some dice trays for the party to use in lieu of a board game box cover. I turned one of them into a box that now houses my dice, but the other three I left rather plain, only painting them light brown,…

Books with a Holiday

I don’t read many books with holidays at all, whether we’re talking a specific date type of holiday, or a fun trip type of holiday. So I’m going to be quite liberal in my definition of what counts as a holiday in this list. Here are five books with a holiday, from most holiday-like to…

June TBR | 2022

I got real ambitious with my TBR in May and exceeded my goal for number of books read. So let’s get equally ambitious for June. I have two books I started reading last month that I’d like to finish, plus 12 others I’d like to read. I have what I think is a romance, but…

My Favorite Book-to-Screen Adaptations

It’s always interesting to see your favorite books come to life in the form of a film or series. Not all stories can be translated directly from page to screen though. The things that work in books don’t always make for a good viewing experience and vice versa. Sometimes it can be a let down,…