Hi friends! I've made a couple blog posts in the past poking fun at book cover trends, and I thought I'd make another one! In other words, I'm lazy this week and just wanted to post about book covers. But I also think it's funny to look at trends, so that's what this post is. … Continue reading More original book covers
Happy pride, everyone! Today, I thought we'd do some queer recommendations. I'm always trying to read more books by queer and trans authors, and though I've done these types of posts before, I wanted to do an updated one! Since my last post, I've read quite a few books by queer authors and with queer … Continue reading Some pride recommendations
Happy Friday, everyone! Today I'm doing a review and discussion, based on The Family Chao by Lan Samantha Chang. I had a lot of feelings about this book, and also a lot of feelings about some reviews of this book, so my review turned into a combined review and discussion. I do want to get … Continue reading A review of The Family Chao but also a discussion on representation
Happy June, everyone! May went by too quickly, and now it's the summer. Overall, it was a pretty great month so let's take a look at what happened! Books Read Looker by Laura Sims: 3 starsGender Queer by Maia Kobabe: 4 starsEmpire of Pain by Patrick Radden Keefe: 4.5 starsThe Family Chao by Lan Samantha … Continue reading May wrap-up!
Happy Wednesday, friends! Hope your week has been off to a great start. So my friend on Booktube, Rick MacDonnell, does this thing on his channel called the Booktube Spin, where you create a numbered TBR, Rick spins a wheel, and whatever number it lands on, you read the corresponding book. I think we've done … Continue reading Have I read the books on my Booktube Spin TBRs?
Happy Friday, friends! I've done a couple of posts where I talked about the books I had on hold at the library, and thought I'd do another one. For the past couple of years, I had 10-20 books on hold at my library at any given time. The result of that was that I didn't … Continue reading Books I have on hold at the library (pt. 4)
Hello, friends and book lovers! Look, a non-review or wrap-up post! 🎉 Today, I thought I'd talk about some of the books I've acquired in 2022. One of my goals for this year was to not buy any new books until I've read 15 from my physical TBR. BUT that goal had a caveat that … Continue reading Books I’ve acquired so far in 2022
Happy Monday, friends! The past couple of years, I've been doing round-ups of my reviews every four months as a way to ensure I'm reviewing every book I read. The reviews are usually fairly short (or they get their own post), but it's still a way for me to get my thoughts out. So, here … Continue reading First third reviews
Happy May, everyone! April seemed to fly by in a second, and I have a feeling May will be the same. Books Read The Memory Police by Yōko Ogawa, translated by Stephen Snyder: 4.5 starsThe Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel: 5 stars Overall, an amazing month in terms of quality. Both of these … Continue reading April wrap-up!
Seven Days in June by Tia Williams From Goodreads Brooklynite Eva Mercy is a single mom and bestselling erotica writer, who is feeling pressed from all sides. Shane Hall is a reclusive, enigmatic, award-winning literary author who, to everyone's surprise, shows up in New York. When Shane and Eva meet unexpectedly at a literary event, … Continue reading Mini Review: Seven Days in June
Hello hello, long time no see! Sorry for taking a bit of an unannounced hiatus. To be honest, I was just really busy and didn't feel like reading or blogging, so I simply didn't. I think I only read one book in February, so I thought I'd just wait and combine my two wrap-ups in … Continue reading February and March wrap-up!
Last Call by Elon Green From Goodreads The Last Call Killer preyed upon gay men in New York in the ‘80s and ‘90s and had all the hallmarks of the most notorious serial killers. Yet because of the sexuality of his victims, the skyhigh murder rates, and the AIDS epidemic, his murders have been almost … Continue reading Mini review: Last Call