Hello, everyone, happy Monday! Today, I have a bit of a cheeky post that probably won't make a ton of sense if you're not on book twitter (sorry about that). I don't want to rehash everything here because I've already spent a lot of time dunking on the author. Instead, I thought I could do … Continue reading Books I rated 4.5 stars, but rounded to 4
Red River Girl: the Life and Death of Tina Fontain by Joanna Jolly From Goodreads On August 17, 2014, the body of fifteen-year old runaway Tina Fontaine was found in Winnipeg's Red River. It was wrapped in material and weighted down with rocks. Red River Girl is a gripping account of that murder investigation and the unusual … Continue reading Mini review: Red River Girl
Hello everyone, happy Friday! Today I'm doing kind of a discussion post. I noticed recently that I really enjoy the Groundhog Day trope, or timeloop trope, where a character or characters experience the same day/week/month/time period several times. I don't know what it is about this trope or these books, but I always really enjoy … Continue reading Discussion: the groundhog day trope
Hello, friends! Time to talk about some more books on my TBR! This is a series where I talk about a specific subset of books on my TBR. I've done a few posts of really long lists of books on my TBR, so for these posts I'm going to try to keep the list fairly … Continue reading Books on my TBR: recent fiction additions
Hi friends! Today I have what I think is a very fun blog post. So on Goodreads, you can compare your books to someone else's books. Essentially, Goodreads will look at the books on both of your shelves and compare them for similarities. I'm not entirely sure how it works, but it's a general look … Continue reading Which of my friends do I read the most like?
Hello friends, I hope your March was great! Mine felt like it went by super quickly, and I can't believe it's already April. AND I'm in my last month of law school!! It's going to be a pretty busy month as I have a lot to do, but I'm excited to be done! Last push. … Continue reading March wrap-up!
Happy Monday, fellow book lovers! I hope you had a great weekend. Today, I'm giving some recommendations on books with 20-something year-old protagonists! I often see people talking about how this is an age group not published about, which is false. These books are not as popular as YA, but they exist and they're not … Continue reading Recommendations for books with 20-something year-old protagonists
Hello, fellow book lovers! Today I'm reviewing two mystery/thriller books: The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware and The One by John Marrs. Mystery/thriller is a genre I've struggled with in the past. I always find the plots super intriguing, but I find the execution usually lacking. I'm never scared or nervous, and the … Continue reading I actually enjoyed thrillers for once: two reviews
Hello, friends and book lovers! Today is very exciting because I had an original blog post idea for the first time in a while (🎉). I wanted to do a recommendations post for different genres, and then I thought it could be kind of fun to do a genre recommendations tag. So I created this … Continue reading The recommendations book tag (original) (wow)
Hello, friends! I hope you're doing well on this lovely Friday. Today, I'm posting a bit of a book haul. Given the pandemic, I spend most of my time looking at a screen. I do classes online, I do my readings online, I read a lot of ebooks. Between my laptop and phone, my screen … Continue reading A book haul
The Subtweet by Vivek Shraya From Goodreads Everyone talks about falling in love, but falling in friendship can be just as captivating. When Neela Devaki’s song is covered by internet-famous artist Rukmini, the two musicians meet and a transformative friendship begins. But as Rukmini’s star rises and Neela’s stagnates, jealousy and self-doubt creep in. With … Continue reading Book review: The Subtweet
Hello friends and fellow book lovers! Today I'm giving recommendations for a well-loved trope: found family/ragtag crew/team of misfits! I really love this trope, like most people, and wanted to talk about some of my favourite books with this trope. I will say off the bat that a lot of these are fairly popular books, … Continue reading Recommendations for books with a ragtag crew/team of misfits/found family