A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní Ghríofa From Goodreads In this stunningly unusual prose debut, Doireann Ni Ghriofa sculpts essay and autofiction to explore inner life and the deep connection felt between two writers centuries apart. In the 1700s, an Irish noblewoman, on discovering her husband has been murdered, drinks handfuls of his … Continue reading A quick DNF review: A Ghost in the Throat
Happy Friday, y'all! Today I'm talking about the three books I've DNFed (did not finish) recently. I haven't been DNFing books lately because I've been reading books I was sure I would enjoy. But, recently, I've DNFed three books for various reasons, and thought I'd talk about those reasons today. A Wrinkle in Time Madeleine … Continue reading Three DNF Reviews
Welcome to my how to blogging advice series! Today, I'm answering the age-old question of how to make an exclusive DNF shelf on Goodreads! Goodreads automatically gives you three shelves that are mutually exclusive: Read, Currently Reading, and Want to Read. Being mutually exclusive means that a book can only be on one of the shelves. … Continue reading How to: make a DNF shelf on Goodreads!
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
I generally mark books as DNF (did not finish) all the time. If I'm not enjoying a book, I stop reading it. Luckily, I've read some great books recently and haven't marked a book as DNF for a while. But here are some I DNF'd recently. Recent books I haven't finished The Sunbird by Wilbur … Continue reading Recent books I DNF’d
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Ten Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders. I did a mixture of characters who would make great leaders and characters who are good leaders. Mustang from Red Rising is anyone surprised by me putting her? No. Starr from The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Snow … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday November 7: Characters Who Would Make Great Leaders
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is "Ten Books I Struggled to Get Into But Ended Up Loving or Ten Books That Were A Chore To Get Through or Ten Books I've Most Recently Put Down (the theme is...books you had a hard time with...tweak it how ever you need)" This is hard because if I'm not enjoying … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday September 5: books others DNF but I like
Do you ever read those books and then don't like them, but you really wish you liked them? These are those books for me. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell This is probably the one that bugs me the most. It was well written, and there's lots of good things about it (I reviewed it … Continue reading 4 books I wish I liked but don’t