Book Reviews

Book Review: “The Conference of the Birds”

I was pretty excited to read this book, since I've been a fan of the series for several years. When the fourth book came out, I was actually rather surprised because it had seemed like the series was over. I ended up really enjoying the fourth book (almost more than the original series actually) and so this fifth book was one I waited somewhat impatiently for. In the meantime, I reread the first three books, since I was starting to forget what had happened. I loved them even more than the first time I read them! Now I've read this next peculiar novel and I have some mixed feelings...

Intermittent Updates · Monthly Wrap-Ups

Monthly Wrap-Up January 2020

This is a little late, I know, and my February TBR will be coming out tomorrow, but it is here nonetheless and I have many fantastical things to share! I have quite a long book haul despite the fact that I have this post about some recents additions to my shelf as well, but I've put some of the books together into a classic group for (hopefully) easier reading!  Also a quick announcement is that I am changing my posting schedule again. I've honestly been...

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: “Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be 5-Star Reads”

Welcome to the first Top Ten Tuesday of February! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly listing book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where participants list their top ten responses to the prompt. This week's prompt is one that I anticipated to be very difficult, because I don't often put books on my TBR that I think I won't enjoy, but I started at the top and listed some that stood out to me!... 

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: “Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020”

It's time for another Top Ten Tuesday and this one was an especially fun one to write! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly listing book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where you list your top ten responses to the prompt. This week, we are tasked with talking about our top ten anticipated reads for the first half of the year, which for me meant January through June releases...

TBRs

January 2020 TBR

This year I created an entirely new system (aka the first ever system) for my TBR list. For the past few years, I've had a simple written list that was a messy jumble of random books I'd seen at the bookstore and friends' recommendations. I decided to create a different way of doing things that was more organized and so ended up spending and hour and a half on Christmas creating my new list.  This year I plan to...

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: “Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree”

Since tomorrow is Christmas (!!!) it seems fitting that this week's Top Ten Tuesday is about what books I hope to get for presents. Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly listing book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where you list your top ten responses to the prompt. For this prompt, I had to improvise slightly because I only put six books on my Chrismas list. There are several books that I am hoping to get afterwards during a little post-Christmas shopping spree, so those are included as well. Enjoy my choices and please feel free to share your own Top Ten Tuesday post below!... 

Random Writing

The Most Beautiful Naked Hardback Books EVER (in my opinion)

I have a strong love for the feeling that comes when you take the dust jacket off of a hardback book and there is a beautiful design on the book. It always feels slightly magical, like I found something extra special that not everyone has seen. Since it is currently the holidays, a most magical time of year, I thought it would seem fitting to share some beauty with the world (but of course, related to books). So without further ado here are my favourite naked books!...

Top Ten Tuesdays

Top Ten Tuesday: “Winter TBR”

Welcome to the next Top Ten Tuesday of December! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly listing book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl where you list your top ten responses to the prompt. This week the prompt is "Winter TBR", which means I get to create a list of books that I am planning on reading during the next few months. Please feel free to share your own TTT post below or tell me what you want to read this winter!...