Hello, fellow bibliophiles! It's been a while since I've shared some of my favorite things (at the moment) so I thought this wonderful Monday would be great to share some inspiration. What Should I Read Next? "What Should I Read Next?" is a podcast hosted by Anne Bogel from Modern Mrs. Darcy. She talks to … Continue reading Things I’m Currently Loving (#3)
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert follows a girl named Alice whose grandmother is famous for this book of fairy tales she wrote. Alice has never read the book, in fact it's too hard to find. Her and her mother are constantly moving around until they learn that Althea, Alice's mysterious grandmother, has died. They … Continue reading The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert | Review | 😒
International Women's Day was March 8th, but did you know that March is Women's History Month? Here's my tbr (really just some books by some awesome women): Hunger by Roxane Gay In her phenomenally popular essays and long-running Tumblr blog, Roxane Gay has written with intimacy and sensitivity about food and body, using her own … Continue reading Women’s History Month | Nonfiction TBR
I struggled a bit to reach my monthly goal of 8 books in February. Don't you just hate when life gets in the way of your reading? Hahaha As for my February TBR I read 5 of my 7 planned books, which isn't too bad. Here's what I read: Daughter of the Forest by Juliet … Continue reading What I’ve Been Reading Lately (#10)
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders is about Abraham Lincoln grieving the death of his son, Willie. Saunders is known for his short stories and this is his first novel. I've never read anything else by Saunders and he had never been on my radar until Lincoln in the Bardo was published last year. The initial love … Continue reading Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders | WHAT?!
How many times have I told someone: "Nonfiction isn't for me"? The answer: too many! I've always said that I couldn't read nonfiction because it was boring and I love stories so nonfiction couldn't be for me. But, obviously, I was just living under a rock because narrative nonfiction is absolutely what I love about … Continue reading Narrative Nonfiction | I thought nonfiction was not for me.
I can't believe February is already coming to an end! This year seems to be just flying by. Normally I suck at sticking to my tbr goals each month, but lately I've been doing so good! In February I planned on reading 7 specific books and I read 5 of them... That's pretty impressive for … Continue reading March 2018 TBR
What kind of reader are you? Slow is the way to go or the faster the better? I read really fast; I can't not. And since I've started setting so many challenges for my reading life, I've been reading even faster. As bloggers we often feel the pressure to put out as much content as … Continue reading Competitive Reading
Justyce is a model student. He has great grades and he is on his way to Ivy League. His whole perception of life changes, though, one night when he is mistakenly arrested and treated like a criminal by the police. Justyce did nothing wrong, yet he is still treated like a criminal. He decides to … Continue reading Dear Martin by Nic Stone | A Review
Eliza is the creator of a famous web-comic called Monstrous Sea. She lives online as LadyConstellation in a safe place that is her home. She can't imagine that the real world could be any better than the friendships she makes online and the support from the Monstrous Sea community. Her online haven changes when the … Continue reading Eliza and Her Monsters | Book Review