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Where will reading fit in my 2022?

2021 was a tough year for a lot of us. For me, it was also a year of distance from reading and blogging. I hit a rough patch towards the end of 2020 with my blogging and I never really got out of that head space for most of 2021. But now, I’m getting to […]

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Monthly Wrap Up

November Wrap Up + Life Update

Life Update I thought I’d start here. If you follow me in any other bookish spheres, you’ve likely learned that my job…well. I girlbossed too close to the sun. After applying for an entry level position in a fashion store, I was interviewed for an associate management position–and a week after starting the job, I […]

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Review: Death at Sandringham House (Her Majesty Investigates #2) by C.C. Benison

Murder in the palaces of England gives sleuth Jane Bee, housemaid to Her Majesty the Queen, a puzzle to fit for a monarch in the second novel of this charmingly irresistible series. What is Death at Sandringham House about? Though this is the only book in the series that I’ve encountered, I imagine the Her […]

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ARC Review: Bastion by Phil Tucker

Scorio will rise from the ashes to conquer the ten layers of hell. Reborn without memories, Scorio learns that he is a Great Soul, a legendary defender of the ancient city of Bastion. That within the hallowed halls of the Academy and under the stern eyes of the underworld’s greatest instructors he will enjoy enormous […]

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Review: An Ordinary Wonder by Buki Papillon

An Ordinary Wonder is a story of the courage needed to be yourself. Oto leaves for boarding school with one plan: excel and escape his cruel home. Falling in love with his roommate was certainly not on the agenda, but fear and shame force him to hide his love and true self. Back home, weighed […]

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Blogtober

Blogtober Day 7: 7 Things to do In Costume!

With pandemic woes, busy schedules, and adult life a lot of us aren’t able to go to gatherings, parties, or any sort of Halloween event. But that doesn’t mean you should avoid dressing up if you want to don a Halloween costume this year! Here are 7 things you can do while in costume this […]

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Blogtober Day 6: Fall Mornings (and books to read during them!)

The grey morning Picture this: you get up sometime just after sunrise, and the day is grey and cloudy outside. No sunshine is even trying to get through the cloud bank. You’ve got a few hours before you really need to get ready and start your day, so you brew your warming beverage of choice […]

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ARC Review: In the Bedroom of Medusa by Magen Cubed [Blogtober Day 5]

An ancient monster in the modern-day. A gildedcastle with whispered secrets. A peculiar sapphicromance. When Evelyn agrees to become the live-incompanion of the secretive Lady DemetriaBalaskas, the human finds herself falling for acreature lost to time. IN THE BEDROOM OF MEDUSA is an eroticF/F romance novella featuring a gorgon/humanrelationship. I received an ARC of In […]

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Blogtober Day 3: Seven Spooky Characters I’d Invite for Dinner

For the record, no practical decisions were made here. I did not think about “what could I possible serve this person?” nor did I consider their potential lethality. This is all about the cool factor guys. Lestat de Lioncourt (from The Vampire Chronicles) I mean, come on. He’d make great dinner conversation and would probably […]

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Blogtober Day 2: Fall Fashion Essentials for Bookworms 2021

Hellooooo there, are you getting full swing into spooky season? I know I am! Here are a few fashion essentials I think every bookworm needs for the most aesthetic spooky season possible: A Cozy Sweater This one is pretty obvious, right? Well, 2021 fall fashion trends are leaning towards brightly colored and patterned sweaters. For […]