Fancasting characters from some of my favorite books

Adaptations of books are always tricky, in no small part because there is so much pressure on casting the right actor for the right character. Get it wrong, and you might mess up the entire adaptation. I might not be a casting expert, but I still have some Opinionsβ„’ about who plays who, which I'm … Continue reading Fancasting characters from some of my favorite books

All 100 books on my LGBT+ Goodreads shelf

I'm the kind of person who likes to organize everything in my life, so naturally I have meticulous shelves for everything I mark as read on Goodreads, including genres, tropes, and more. Since my LGBT+ shelf on Goodreads recently hit 100 books, I thought I'd share with you everything I've got on there! I started … Continue reading All 100 books on my LGBT+ Goodreads shelf

My 12 favorite male book characters of all time

So who wants to talk about favorite book characters? Narrowing down a list of favorite characters is not easy, let me tell you. There are SO MANY more who could be on this list, but I've limited myself to one character per book/series. There are a lot of amazing characters out there, okay?? Now, in … Continue reading My 12 favorite male book characters of all time

All of my go-to feel-good movies

Today, I'm taking a quick break from talking about books and switch to something a little different: movies! Lately, I've been rewatching to a lot of movies that bring me comfort and happiness, so today I'm listing the movies that can always cheer me up. All of these are movies that I'm happy to watch … Continue reading All of my go-to feel-good movies

πŸ’• Ranking my favorite book couples from the past year πŸ’•

Happy Valentine's Day, everyone! Since all the romance in my life comes from books, today I'm going to be talking about some of my favorite fictional couples. Last year on Valentine's Day, I was feeling pretty dissatisfied with the fictional romance I'd read recently, and while I still agree with everything I said in that … Continue reading πŸ’• Ranking my favorite book couples from the past year πŸ’•

Women’s History Month Readathon ANNOUNCEMENT

Hi all! Exciting news: this year in the month of March, I'm bringing back the Women's History Month Readathon! *insert air horns and strobe lights here* 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 … Continue reading Women’s History Month Readathon ANNOUNCEMENT

How I track my reading (using spreadsheets!)

I've always been the type of person who likes to keep track of things. I save ticket stubs to tape into my journal and have endless lists cluttering up the Notes app on my phone. So of course that extends into meticulously tracking the books that I read. Today I'll be going into how I … Continue reading How I track my reading (using spreadsheets!)

Reading goals update: how I did in 2019 + new goals for 2020

With the start of the new year, it's time for me to look back at the reading goals I set at the beginning of 2019 and see how I did. Plus, 2020 means setting new goals for myself to reach for. Without further ado, let's just get into the post! Goals from 2019 Read 100 … Continue reading Reading goals update: how I did in 2019 + new goals for 2020

More 2019 favorites & reading stats

Yesterday, I told you all about my nine favorite books that I read in 2019. But I also want to talk about some of the other books that I loved this year that didn't quite make that list. So today I'm talking about some of my other favorites of the year, not including any of … Continue reading More 2019 favorites & reading stats

50+ anticipated book releases for 2020

It's that time of year again...time to talk about all the books I'm excited for next year! When I started writing this post last month, my list of anticipated 2020 book releases was fairly long, but it was reasonable. But then, of course, I started seeing other people's lists. And I kept adding on to … Continue reading 50+ anticipated book releases for 2020