2019 Goals Third Quarter Review

It is (almost) officially three quarters of the way through 2019, which means I have three months left to accomplish my goals for the year. So far, I’ve been doing pretty well, but let’s see how well I’ve actually been doing. And exactly how much I need to get to before the end of the […]

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Read More Banned Books! (It’s Banned Books Week)

It’s Banned Books Week! Which means, it’s time to appreciate those books that have been banned or challenged by schools, libraries, or governments. Books have been banned for all sorts of reasons, whether it’s for political reasons like 1984, Animal Farm, Dr. Zhivago, and The Jungle; religious reasons like The Da Vinci Code, The Satanic […]

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10 Gothic Novels You Should Read This Fall

So, apparently Hot Girl Summer has been replaced by Gothic Girl Fall, and I am so here for it. Mostly because I am really not a summer person, but also because Gothic literature is definitely my cup of tea (it also goes great with a cup of tea, if you were curious). Gothic literature is […]

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Books That Lived on My TBR for Too Long (I Finally Read Them!)

We all have those books on our TBR. The ones you want to read. Someday. But, until then, you keep putting them off. Maybe they’re intimidatingly huge or you’re afraid of the hype. This year, I decided to stop doing that and just read the damn books. Today, I thought it might be fun to […]

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Books I’d Pick for a Book Club

I think I’ve established that I am bad at book clubs. I’ve been a part of several failed book clubs over the years (not all of which were my fault). I just don’t do well when other people tell me what to read. But I do love the idea of book clubs. And I occasionally […]

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10 Female Authors I Want to Read More From

This year, I’ve read a lot of great female authors, including some I’ve read for the first time. Today I want to talk about ten female authors I read for the first time this year, and am definitely planning on reading more from. Casey McQuiston. I am a more than a little obsessed with Red, […]

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Does Format Matter When Reading Books?

It’s time to settle the age old question: which book format is better? Is it paperback? Hardcover? Audiobook? Ebook? Answer: ALL OF THEM! (Or I guess none of them? They’re all great, is my point). And I’ll tell you why. We’ve all heard people make comments about book formats. Whether it’s that they love the […]

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