July 2018 Recap // Way Too Many Moths & I’M PLANNING TO HOST A READING CHALLENGE

I'm proud to announce that a. my slump has NOT COME BACK (yet) and that b. August is my birthday month!! Celebration time!! I'm actually okay with the amount of books I read (spoiler alert it's nine) which is an accomplishment within itself. Okay what else do I put in this introduction. This post is … Continue reading July 2018 Recap // Way Too Many Moths & I’M PLANNING TO HOST A READING CHALLENGE

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Fairytales/Myths/Folklore That Should Be In Young Adult Retellings More

It's pretty obvious that certain fairytales and mythology are more saturated in media than others. Greek mythology, anyone? (@ uncle rick I love you but still) There are a lot of Western-centric fairy tales that, in my opinion, we already have a lot of retellings: Peter Pan (there's only one Peter Pan retelling that I stan … Continue reading Fairytales/Myths/Folklore That Should Be In Young Adult Retellings More

Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody [review] (This was amazing?? One of my favs??)

I think I've said this 500 times on the internet already but: the only bad part of my experience was seeing the left side get smaller and realizing this book would end. This is the same exact reaction I had with The Forbidden Wish, where I realized... wow i'm in love with this book and i … Continue reading Ace of Shades by Amanda Foody [review] (This was amazing?? One of my favs??)

Things I Want to See in the Book Community

Look, I love the book community. There are so many things to love about it from the amazing people within to all of the books (!!!) but also... we can always improve. Does this mean the book community is bad? No! But there are still negative features of the book community that I honestly wish … Continue reading Things I Want to See in the Book Community

How Being a Book Blogger Affects My Reader Life

Book blogging is life-changing. Well, maybe not life-changing for everyone. But it's definitely changed my reading life significantly, for a number of reasons. Not all of them are good. In fact, a lot of them include me crying over books but let's ignore that!!!  i know a LOT of the anticipated releases. If I wasn't a … Continue reading How Being a Book Blogger Affects My Reader Life

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (ft. twisted ideals of beauty) [review]

You know that feeling when you're so enthralled with a book after it ends that you read the author's note just to grasp a little bit more of the story? That was me with this. This was an utterly beautiful and twisted book. The Belles features our main character, Camille, as a Belle who can … Continue reading The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton (ft. twisted ideals of beauty) [review]

Mid-Year Bookish Stats // Because I Never Got To Post My End-Year Bookish Stats (ft. pie charts!!)

I've always wanted to post a bookish stats post. They look so fun, and also, I've actually been keeping track of my books in Excel and being organized about them? WHO IS SHE. (I was originally planning to do a mid-year book freakout tag but then I decided not to because if I posted both … Continue reading Mid-Year Bookish Stats // Because I Never Got To Post My End-Year Bookish Stats (ft. pie charts!!)

June 2018 Recap // #BookCon2018, posting regularly (!!) and so many trailers!!

June was an interesting month? I started posting more regularly (I posted over 7 times!!!), I went to BookCon, and I ACTUALLY REMEMBER A LOT OF THINGS THAT HAPPENED so I'll have good sections for my "life stuff" section? This is great. Also, a lot of people talk about how they don't enjoy reading monthly … Continue reading June 2018 Recap // #BookCon2018, posting regularly (!!) and so many trailers!!

Writing Updates [3] 10 Things About My New WIP

*everyone celebrates because it's been literally been a year since my last writing update* It's weird, though, right? I haven't worked on my WIP for a while, but!!! I suddenly felt motivated to start writing again literally because Ilsa said that she really enjoyed reading my snippets. And I need approval/validation, so I decided to … Continue reading Writing Updates [3] 10 Things About My New WIP