Happy Wednesday, friends! Hope your week has been off to a great start. So my friend on Booktube, Rick MacDonnell, does this thing on his channel called the Booktube Spin, where you create a numbered TBR, Rick spins a wheel, and whatever number it lands on, you read the corresponding book. I think we've done … Continue reading Have I read the books on my Booktube Spin TBRs?
Happy Friday, friends! I've done a couple of posts where I talked about the books I had on hold at the library, and thought I'd do another one. For the past couple of years, I had 10-20 books on hold at my library at any given time. The result of that was that I didn't … Continue reading Books I have on hold at the library (pt. 4)
Hello, friends and book lovers! Look, a non-review or wrap-up post! 🎉 Today, I thought I'd talk about some of the books I've acquired in 2022. One of my goals for this year was to not buy any new books until I've read 15 from my physical TBR. BUT that goal had a caveat that … Continue reading Books I’ve acquired so far in 2022
Happy Monday, friends! The past couple of years, I've been doing round-ups of my reviews every four months as a way to ensure I'm reviewing every book I read. The reviews are usually fairly short (or they get their own post), but it's still a way for me to get my thoughts out. So, here … Continue reading First third reviews
Happy May, everyone! April seemed to fly by in a second, and I have a feeling May will be the same. Books Read The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder: 4.5 starsThe Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel: 5 stars Overall, an amazing month in terms of quality. Both of these … Continue reading April wrap-up!
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams From Goodreads Brooklynite Eva Mercy is a single mom and bestselling erotica writer, who is feeling pressed from all sides. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning literary author who, to everyone's surprise, shows up in New York. When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, … Continue reading Mini Review: Seven Days in June
Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia From Goodreads After receiving a frantic letter from her newly-wed cousin begging for someone to save her from a mysterious doom, Noemí Taboada heads to High Place, a distant house in the Mexican countryside. She’s not sure what she will find—her cousin’s husband, a handsome Englishman, is a stranger, and … Continue reading Book Review: Mexican Gothic
Hello hello, long time no see! Sorry for taking a bit of an unannounced hiatus. To be honest, I was just really busy and didn't feel like reading or blogging, so I simply didn't. I think I only read one book in February, so I thought I'd just wait and combine my two wrap-ups in … Continue reading February and March wrap-up!
Last Call by Elon Green From Goodreads The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the ‘80s and ‘90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost … Continue reading Mini review: Last Call
Happy February, friends! I cannot believe the first month of the year is over already! I ended up not blogging as much as I had anticipated this month (I never even posted my 2021 favourites!), and I don't see that changing for February or March tbh; work is super busy the next couple of months, … Continue reading January wrap-up!
Hello, friends, happy Friday! Today I'm talking about my 2022 reading plans: the backlist books I want to read in 2022, the 2022 releases I want to read, and other general reading goals and plans! Overall goals and plans Goodreads goal: 35 books. I like to keep my goal reasonable for me, and three-ish books … Continue reading 2022 reading plans
Hello, friends! Today is my 2021 reading wrap-up, which will be fairly long and statistics-filled, because I love stats. So without further ado, here are the books I read in 2021! Key (📚) = owned prior to 2021(🇨🇦) = Canadian author(🌾) = Indigenous author(🌈) = LGBTQ2S+ author or representation(📖) = on TBR prior to 2021(🎶) … Continue reading 2021 reading wrap-up