August Wrap-Up | less blogging, but slightly more reading

Taylor Swift was right: August DID slip away like a moment in time. I'm starting to feel like a broken record with these wrap-ups, because August was really just...another month. A month of waiting, of alternating between numb to everything that's happening and getting so angry I want to scream, a month of wondering if … Continue reading August Wrap-Up | less blogging, but slightly more reading

Recently Read Books | flamingos, monkeys, and ghost dogs (oh my!)

Let's talk about some of the books I've read recently! I still don't know how to do intros for these things. Moving on! The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta “This book is a fairy tale in which I am the prince and the princess. I am the king and the queen. I am my own … Continue reading Recently Read Books | flamingos, monkeys, and ghost dogs (oh my!)

Never Have I Ever Writing Tag

Hello, it's time for a writing tag! My writing lately has been, uh, very inconsistent, so there's not much to update on that front. But this tag looks fun and still gives me an excuse to talk about writing a bit. Also, WordPress finally forced me to switch to the block editor and I'm annoyed … Continue reading Never Have I Ever Writing Tag

ARC Review: Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale | this book deserves a standing ovation

Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale "Musicals were better than real life. And if Josie could make a wish, she'd live in one forever." To be published August 25, 2020 by Roaring Brook Press 400 pages Genre: YA contemporary fantasy Date finished: June 12, 2020 Content warnings: mentions of transphobia goodreads | bookshop … Continue reading ARC Review: Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale | this book deserves a standing ovation

Recently Read Books | space travel, creepy faeries, and kindness

Hey look at me, finally writing reviews that I've been putting off for weeks! So here we are: mini reviews for six books I've read recently(-ish). Let's just get into it! The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers “The universe is what we make of it. It’s up to you to … Continue reading Recently Read Books | space travel, creepy faeries, and kindness

July Wrap-Up | not a ton of reading or motivation in general

Somehow I blinked and the entire month of July blew past?? Not sure how that happened. So in July, I managed to get done almost none of what I planned (including utterly failing Camp NaNoWriMo) and time just kind of passed most days. I've been having difficulty lately even doing things that usually bring me … Continue reading July Wrap-Up | not a ton of reading or motivation in general

Review: Loveless by Alice Oseman | be prepared for A Lot Of Emotions

Loveless by Alice Oseman “All I had to do was wait, and my big love story would come. I would find the one. We would fall in love. And I'd get my happily ever after.” Published July 9, 2020 by HarperCollins Children's Books 435 pages Genre: YA contemporary Date finished: July 22, 2020 Content warnings: … Continue reading Review: Loveless by Alice Oseman | be prepared for A Lot Of Emotions