Weekly Wrap Up – September 22

This was a pretty great reading week. Because, even though I read less than I wanted to, I still managed to finish two books, and both of them were five-star reads. Which is kind of awesome. But I’m starting this post at the very last minute due to technical difficulties, so let’s jump right in. […]

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Book Review | The Poppy War

I’ve been meaning to read The Poppy War since it was released last year. But, to be honest, I haven’t had the best luck with fantasy lately, so every time I thought about picking it up, I just wasn’t excited to do so. And then I read The Priory of the Orange Tree and was […]

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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So, apparently Hot Girl Summer has been replaced by Gothic Girl Fall, and I am so here for it.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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Audiobook of the Month | September

Fall is the best season for reading. It’s cool and cozy and there is tea and pumpkin things. And I am so excited that it’s finally here (even though the weather hasn’t caught up yet. And this week, I realized that nothing makes my commute to work nicer than listening to an audiobook and appreciating […]

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Weekly Wrap Up – September 15

I was SO CLOSE to finishing a third book this week to include in my wrap up. But then at 11pm on Saturday, all three toilets in my house decided to stop working. I’m currently writing this just before midnight (when this post is meant to go up) while waiting for the emergency plumber and […]

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Book Review | The Goldfinch

I put off reading The Goldfinch for years. It’s a pretty intimidating book: nearly eight-hundred pages and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize (which are usually hit-or-miss for me). I also didn’t love Donna Tartt’s The Secret History (it was good, just wasn’t a favorite for me). So I was skeptical when it came to […]

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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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