ARC Review: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow | let’s go burn down the patriarchy

The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow "A girl is such an easy thing to break: weak and fragile, all alone, all yours. But they aren't girls anymore, and they don't belong to anyone. And they aren't alone." Published Oct. 13, 2020 by Orbit 528 pages Genre: historical fantasy Date finished: Oct. 15, … Continue reading ARC Review: The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow | let’s go burn down the patriarchy

The best piece of writing advice ft. six amazing bloggers

Hello, writers! With NaNoWriMo right around the corner (I'm not freaking out, are you freaking out??), it felt like the perfect time to get into the writing mood by β€” what else? β€” giving some writing advice. But this post isn't just going to be me rambling on and pretending to know things. We've got … Continue reading The best piece of writing advice ft. six amazing bloggers

7 books to read if you love The Raven Cycle

Doesn't fall feel like the perfect time to read The Raven Cycle? Something about the cooler weather and the spookiness of the Halloween season makes me want to escape back to Henrietta, Aglionby, 300 Fox Way, Cabeswater, and all the rest of the places. Last fall, that's exactly what I did β€” in preparation for … Continue reading 7 books to read if you love The Raven Cycle

Sometimes all you can do to express your feelings about a book is make memes

Happy Monday! Here are over fifty homegrown, all-organic book memes from me to you. Okay, confession time: I enjoy making memes. Or maybe that's just part of being a millennial who spends too much time on the internet. Either way, I've made my fair share of book-related memes to send to friends, and since I … Continue reading Sometimes all you can do to express your feelings about a book is make memes

September Wrap-Up | falling into autumn πŸ

Wow, it's October. The pros: spooky season! Pumpkin spice everything! Halloween! Fall leaves and colder weather! The cons: the years really do start coming and they don't stop coming. September was yet another weird month. Here on the west coast of the US, we spent about a week completely covered in smoke to the point … Continue reading September Wrap-Up | falling into autumn πŸ

Recently Read Books | the highest highs and the lowest lows

I'm so behind on reviews right now it's not even funny, but here's me trying to catch up at least a little! Most of these are books that I read over a month ago. Oops. We're all over the place here in terms of ratings! Some books I loved, some I strongly disliked. Let's just … Continue reading Recently Read Books | the highest highs and the lowest lows

10 overused tropes that I’ll never get tired of

As someone who reads a lot of books and watches a lot of things, I often see the same tropes many times across many stories. Some get old real fast, but others, well...there are some tropes that, no many how many times I see them, I never get tired of them, and I doubt I … Continue reading 10 overused tropes that I’ll never get tired of

ARC Review: A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen | a villain origin story of the highest quality

A Neon Darkness (The Bright Sessions #2) by Lauren Shippen "I think about being happy and whether that's something I've ever felt. I'm not sure it is, but I think it must be something close to this." To be published Sept. 29, 2020 by Tor Teen 256 pages Genre: YA contemporary sci-fi Date finished: April … Continue reading ARC Review: A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen | a villain origin story of the highest quality

5 star TBR predictions: results + new guesses

Just over a year ago, I posted about five books that I guessed I would rate 5 stars. It took me a while, but I have finally read all of the books from that list and I'm ready to talk about them! Spoiler alert: I'm apparently terrible at judging my own reading taste because I … Continue reading 5 star TBR predictions: results + new guesses

ARC Review: Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour | the beauty of small moments

Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour β€œWhat a wonder it was, to stand side by side with someone and watch the same thing.” To be published Sept. 15, 2020 by Dutton Books for Young Readers 240 pages Genre: YA contemporary/fabulism Date finished: May 9, 2020 Content warnings: discussions of past abuse goodreads | bookshop Summary: … Continue reading ARC Review: Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour | the beauty of small moments