Happy Wednesday! It has been almost a full year since I did a WWW Wednesday, but I've finally been reading again and I wanted to talk about the books I've been reading lately. WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Sam at Taking on a World of Words. All you do is answer the three questions and … Continue reading WWW Wednesday: April 24
Unwind by Neal Shusterman From Goodreads Connor, Risa, and Lev are running for their lives. The Second Civil War was fought over reproductive rights. The chilling resolution: Life is inviolable from the moment of conception until age thirteen. Between the ages of thirteen and eighteen, however, parents can have their child "unwound," whereby all of … Continue reading Mini review: Unwind
Happy Tuesday, everyone! Today is another Tag Tuesday and instead of doing one of the 35 tags I've been tagged in, I thought I'd do a tag I wasn't tagged in! Today I'm doing the Books I WANT to read, but don’t want to READ tag, which is such a fun topic. There are so many books … Continue reading Tag Tuesday: Books I WANT to read, but don’t want to READ
Another day, another discussion I am anxious to post. Today I wanted to talk about something that I feel like we, the book community, need to work on: cancel culture. Please bear with me and hear me out throughout this discussion, and remember that these are my opinions and you can agree or disagree with … Continue reading Discussion: cancel culture and the book community
Happy Thursday, everyone! Find out more about Thursday’s Top 4 here! It’s basically a meme I started mainly for myself, but anyone can participate! Visit this page for the upcoming topics 🙂 This week the topic is books you have mixed feelings about. I actually had a hard time finding books I had mixed feelings about. … Continue reading Thursday’s Top 4: books I have mixed feelings about
I love a good fantasy novel. I don't read it a ton, but when I do, I generally enjoy it. But there are some tropes in fantasy that are overused. That's not necessarily a bad thing. Tropes are tropes for a reason: they make a plot interesting. But I thought it'd be fun to go … Continue reading Deciding the fate of overused tropes in fantasy
Hi friends! Normally on Tuesdays, I do either TTT or T5T or Tag Tuesday. But I'm in the middle of finals right now (when I'm typing this, I should be studying for my contracts final, and when you're reading this, I'll be studying for my final final of first year!), so I don't have a … Continue reading My favourite spam comments
Happy Monday, everyone! Even though I participate in giving Monthly Recommendations, I thought I would start my own where every couple weeks I give recommendations for a specific topic. Today I'm doing recommendations for lesser-known diverse books! A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki: Asian rep, mental health rep This book has such an interesting exploration … Continue reading Recommendations for… lesser-known diverse books
Women Talking by Miriam Toews From Goodreads One evening, eight Mennonite women climb into a hay loft to conduct a secret meeting. For the past two years, each of these women, and more than a hundred other girls in their colony, has been repeatedly violated in the night by demons coming to punish them for … Continue reading Review: Women Talking
Happy Thursday, everyone! Today, I thought it would be fun to go through and look at which books on my Goodreads Read shelf have the lowest overall ratings and give my thoughts on them! Also, disclaimer: I'm sorry if you enjoy any of these books. I promise I'm not trying to bash them! Sometimes books just … Continue reading The lowest-rated books on my Goodreads
Happy Tuesday, everyone!! Today I'm back with another tag, today the tag by our fave, Ellyn! She created the Behind the Blogger tag, and it's a lot of fun. So, thanks Ellyn for creating the tag and tagging me to do it! The rules: Thank the person who nominated you Answer all the questions down … Continue reading Tag Tuesday: the behind the blogger tag!
Happy Saturday, everyone! Yesterday, I hit 1,000 followers on this blog. And I just wanted to hop on here to say thank you all so so much. When I started this blog almost three years ago, I never knew how much fun it would be. But I've found a wonderful and supportive community, and I … Continue reading Thank you!