Discussion: series hoarding

I do this thing where I read the first book of a series and then never finish the series? I think for a lot of these it's because the series wasn't a series when I read the first book. It also might be because I like standalone books better generally? So I thought I'd do … Continue reading Discussion: series hoarding

Discussion: judging people because of books

Happy Friday the Thirteenth!! Okay so I had this discussion idea in my drafts for a while labelled as "books that are telling of people's character," which I think is the official title of this post. But it definitely is just me judging people based on certain books. Personally, there are certain things that I … Continue reading Discussion: judging people because of books

Discussion and recommendations for… teenage boys

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. This month I'm doing books for boys. OKAY I know books are not gendered. I know that. I think gendering things like books is ridiculous. HOWEVER I do think … Continue reading Discussion and recommendations for… teenage boys

Discussion: Between the World and Me

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates From Goodreads In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s history and current crisis. Americans have built an … Continue reading Discussion: Between the World and Me

Books that made me obsess over things

I'm a really obsessive passionate person. One of the things I've always been passionate about is, obviously, reading. But sometimes reading can make me obsess over other things in life. These are some books where I inadvertently learned about something and then just never stopped thinking about it. The Name of This Book is Secret … Continue reading Books that made me obsess over things

October and Breast Cancer Awareness: Think Before You Pink

As you all probably know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. It's also the pink month, as everything is pink. The NFL, food companies, advertisers, clothing companies all have pink products that will donate money to breast cancer research. There's runs to raise money for breast cancer research. Of course, I'm in support of raising … Continue reading October and Breast Cancer Awareness: Think Before You Pink