Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is books worth rereading! I know some people are weird about rereading, but I love it! I love returning to my old favourites. I actually have a Goodreads list of books I want to reread, which you can see here but I also talk about below! … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: books worth rereading
Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is audiobooks, but I've only listened to one audiobook in my life, so I also thought I'd do pride books in honour of pride month! Audiobook The Martin by Andy Weir, narrated by R. C. Bray This is the only audiobook I've listened to, but it's so … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: audiobooks + pride!
Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is Books BookTube Made Me Read. I don't really watch Booktube, so I'm going to instead go with books bloggers made me read! On my TBR Radio Silence by Alice Oseman This isn't from any particular person, but I've seen this book everywhere and everyone seems … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: books bloggers made me read
Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is books with mental illness representation. Okay, being totally honest, I did a post similar to this last year so I literally just duplicated that post and took the books and added a couple more. sorry not sorry Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: mental illness representaion
A Gathering of Shadows by VE Schwab Paraphrased from Goodreads It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Prince Rhy was wounded, and since the nefarious Dane twins of White London fell, and four months since the … Continue reading Book review: A Gathering of Shadows
Found here! This month's topic is mysteries! I love mysteries, even if I don't read too many of them. I interpreted the topic 'mystery' pretty loosely honestly, and basically included any book that was vaguely mysterious (sorry). Angels and Demons by Dan Brown I know Dan Brown novels are controversial in that some people like … Continue reading Monthly Recommendations: mysteries!
Found here! This month's topic is required reading, or books you think everyone should read! This is similar to a couple recent Top Ten Tuesday's I've done, which you can read here and here! I think required reading is a tricky thing, because on the one hand I think there are books everyone should read … Continue reading Monthly Recommendations: required reading
Found here! This month's topic is oldies, books published before 2010. I cannot believe 2010 was SEVEN YEARS AGO WTF. Because I have yet to accept this, I did books older than me that I really enjoy because those are actual old books. The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien (1937) And Then There Were None by … Continue reading Monthly Recommendations: oldies
I'm super passionate about mental illness and breaking the stigma surrounding it. Because of this, I think it's really important to portray mental illness in a positive light. Historically, this hasn't been done in TV shows or movies. However, I think there are several books that do it well, so I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading Books that portray mental illness well
Found here! This month's topic is auto-read or auto-buy authors. This one is hard for me, because some authors I love but don't want to read more of them in case I lose that, if that makes sense? But there are a few authors where I read almost everything by them. Neil Gaiman He's probably … Continue reading Monthly Recommendations: auto-read authors
Found here! I love retellings! I think they're so interesting! Beastly by Alex Flinn. Retold: Beauty and the Beast. Probably my favourite. Entwined by Heather Dixon. Retold: the Twelve Dancing Princesses. Also so. good. Ash by Melinda Lo. Retold: Cinderella. Also a great LGBTQ+ book! Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay. Retold: Romeo and Juliet. I … Continue reading Monthly Recommendations: Retellings
Happy International Women's Day!!!!!!!!!!!! I’m feminist trash. Just putting it out there. So of course, that means that sometimes when I read books I think about their impact on the world and the readers. I don’t always do this, but my little sister has been really into reading lately and there are some things that … Continue reading Feminist Books