Women’s History Month Readathon 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT

It's time for the third annual Women's History Month Readathon! Get excited! What is the Women's History Month Readathon? The Women’s History Month Readathon is a challenge that I started in 2019. It runs during the month of March, aka Women’s History Month, and is aimed at celebrating women’s stories. The readathon takes place March … Continue reading Women’s History Month Readathon 2021 ANNOUNCEMENT

59 thoughts I had while rereading the Graceling books

Today is the release of Winterkeep, the fourth book in one of my all-time favorite series, and I could not be more excited. So excited, in fact, that I reread the first three books in preparation and had A Lot Of Thoughts! I'm delighted to report that Graceling, Fire, and Bitterblue are just as good as—if … Continue reading 59 thoughts I had while rereading the Graceling books

December Wrap-Up | well, I survived 2020

We did it, folks. We made it through the disgusting dumpster fire that was 2020. While I know that the changing of the calendar year won't make a significant difference in the world, it's nice to be able to kick the worst year of my life out the door and look ahead to something new. … Continue reading December Wrap-Up | well, I survived 2020

2020 in hindsight: more favorites + reading stats

Happy 2021! Before we move on to a (hopefully much better) new year, I want to look back one more time on my reading in 2020. The other day, I told you all about my top eight favorite books of the year, but there are so many more books that I loved and want to … Continue reading 2020 in hindsight: more favorites + reading stats

My top 8 books of 2020

Welcome to my last post of 2020! It feels appropriate to finish out a year full of bad by talking about the books that got me through and made it all somewhat bearable.  I've managed to narrow down the 99 (soon to be 100—I'm determined to finish one more before midnight) books I read this … Continue reading My top 8 books of 2020

Anticipated 2021 book releases (January-April)

2021 is just around the corner, which means it's time for one of my favorite end-of-year traditions: talking about all of my anticipated releases! For this year, I'm going to be doing several anticipated releases posts throughout the year, which means this time, I'll only be talking about the books coming out January to April. … Continue reading Anticipated 2021 book releases (January-April)

Media that sparked joy in 2020

I think we can all agree that 2020 has basically been a garbage fire from start to finish, right? At this point, though, I don't want to talk about all that. Instead, I want to talk about all the (non-bookish) media that sparked joy for me! It feels like this year everyone has been talking … Continue reading Media that sparked joy in 2020

Recently Read Books | fish, figure skating, and more

Look at me, actually writing reviews for once! Some of these are not-so-recent reads, but here, have my thoughts anyway. Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko “Uniformity is not unity. Silence is not peace.” This YA fantasy follows Tarisai, a young girl raised in isolation by a frequently absent mother. When her mother sends her to compete … Continue reading Recently Read Books | fish, figure skating, and more

How many of my anticipated 2020 releases did I read? (+ more 2020 books on my TBR)

At the beginning of every year, we always see lots of lists about the anticipated releases for the next year. I always love writing my own version of that list with the books that look interesting to me, but I have to wonder: how many of these books do I actually read? So today, we're … Continue reading How many of my anticipated 2020 releases did I read? (+ more 2020 books on my TBR)