Happy Friday, everyone!! Today I thought I'd talk about some of the most unique settings I've read in books. Personally, the setting of a book is really important. If there's a good and interesting setting, I'm more likely to enjoy the book. So here are some books where I thought the setting was really unique. … Continue reading Discussion: most unique settings
Hi everyone! My family is going on vacation soon and I'm super excited and downloaded a ton of books to read on all of our drives and flights. So here are the books I'm bringing! Physical books The Bell Jar by Slyvia Plath I'm about 20 pages into this and loving it so far!! I … Continue reading Vacation TBR!
I was going through my Goodreads TBR to try and decide which books to bring on holiday, and thought it would be fun to go through my 2018 TBR and see how I'm doing. Spoiler alert: it wasn't fun, and I'm failing. 2018 TBR Read Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng: 5 stars Persepolis by Marjane … Continue reading Revisiting my 2018 TBR
So about 9 years ago (in February), Joe tagged/dared me to do the one-liner challenge. And honestly, it's taken me this long to do because I'm not very funny? Like, I think I'm funny but no one else does and it turns out I'm really hard at trying to be funny. But I'm feeling sassy … Continue reading Tag Tuesday: the One-Liner Challenge
Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is underrated books, which I'm so stoked about!!! I have so many underrated books to recommend and talk about, so expect another post very soon!! Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel (10,460 ratings, 615 reviews) I've talked about this book a bit now, but I'm going to keep … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: underrated books!
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie From Goodreads Ifemelu and Obinze are young and in love when they depart military-ruled Nigeria for the West. Beautiful, self-assured Ifemelu heads for America, where despite her academic success, she is forced to grapple with what it means to be black for the first time. Quiet, thoughtful Obinze had hoped … Continue reading Book review: Americanah
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's topic is favourite recent covers! I'm going to be completely honest and just say that there's this one specific aesthetic that has been popular … Continue reading Thursday’s Top 4: favourite recent covers
July was (luckily) a much better month for me than June was!! I still can't believe it's over though and that 2018 is half done. Books Read Hear the Wind Sing (the Rat #1) by Haruki Murakami: 3 stars Pinball, 1973 (the Rat #2) by Haruki Murakami: 4 stars The Power by Naomi Alderman: 4 stars You might … Continue reading July Wrap-up