Recently Read Books #9 | mythology retellings + amazing nonfiction

I'm back with more mini reviews of books that I've read recently, including a few retellings of Greek mythology, a surprise nonfiction favorite, and more! Persephone by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky, translated by Edward Gauvin goodreads | indiebound This graphic novel retelling of the Persephone myth from Greek mythology is set in a fantasy world that's divided …

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My 10 favorite bookish podcasts

When I'm not reading, writing about reading, talking about books, or working as a bookseller, I can often be found listening to podcasts about books. (Yes, I'd say I have successfully incorporated books into every facet of my life.) There are so many incredible podcasts out there and I'm constantly finding more as well! From …

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How book blogging keeps me inside my reading comfort zone

Hello, all! Today's discussion is something that has been on my mind lately regarding book blogging and my reading habits, and I wanted to see if any of my other fellow blogger people feel the same way. Here's the dilemma: I think book blogging has preventing me from venturing too far from my reading comfort …

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ARC Review: Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir | while you were raising skeletons, I studied the blade

Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir “Gideon, don't be sorry for the dead. I think death must be an absolute triumph.” To be published Sept. 10, 2019 by Tor.com 448 pages Genre: science fantasy Date finished: Aug. 24, 2019 Content warnings: body horror, gore, violence, suicide, mention of child death goodreads | indiebound Summary: Brought up by …

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Recently Read Books #8 | new genres + a couple of disappointments

Back with more mini reviews on some books I've read recently! Many of these ended up being disappointments, sadly - which is why I ended up rereading the one that I rated 5 stars. Let's get into my thoughts on these books! Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison Content warnings: gore, mentions of rape, …

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