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Liebster Award Nomination

Here is where you can find the official information about the Liebster Award I was nominated by Simone at Leafing Through Time, thank you so so much!! The award nominations are for bloggers with under 200 followers, and are designed to help people discover new bloggers and see what’s out there! The Rules: Thank the […]

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Fairy Tale Retellings: A List

Hello fellow bookworms! This post will be exactly what the title says: a list of some of the fairy tale retellings that are out there that I whole-heartedly recommend! My All Time Favorites “I am a beast. A beast. Not quite wolf or bear, gorilla or dog but a horrible new creature who walks upright—a […]

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Autumn Tag

This tag was started by Jenn, and you should check out her original post here! Thanks so much for making these questions, Jenn, I loved reading them! I won’t be directly tagging anyone since this is a pre-scheduled post and I don’t want to accidentally tag someone who’s already done it. But definitely try this […]

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Ebooks, yay or nay?

I used to be a purist. When I was about fourteen, my godparents gave me a Kindle for Christmas and after I politely thanked them, I put it away and forgot I owned it for a year. I used it only sparingly for several years and only really started using its full potential last year. […]

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The author who got me back into reading…

I started reading at an unusually young age and I frankly didn’t stop for a long time. As a kid, my family didn’t have cable TV, and we didn’t have an extensive collection of VHS or DVDs. I managed to hit some major popular culture moments, but usually only after I’d missed out on the […]

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Fatphobia in Books

Content Warning: Fatphobia, eating disorders, mental health discussions It’s important to call out all kinds of “bad behavior” in writing. Sometimes it’s because an author is a proven racist, other times it’s because something in the book inspires bad behavior in its readers. Regardless of why something was written, whom it was written by, or […]

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Saturday Morning Wrap-Up, 31/8

Overview A lot has been going on in general in life, some of it bad and stressful. I will likely be taking a hiatus starting Friday of this week to deal with some stuff in my personal life, but I’m hoping to have some scheduled content to post while I’m away! What am I reading? […]

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Review: Atlantis

Atlantis by David Gibbins is the first book in his Jack Howard series following Howard, a maritime archaeologist, as he searches for the legendary lost civilization of Atlantis. Spoiler Warning for major plot points The Plot There were essentially two major plots going on, and they were completely separate from each other in my opinion. […]

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Atmospheric Settings

“I became conscious…of a vast ruined castle, from whose tall black windows came no ray of light, and whose broken battlements showed a jagged line against the moonlit sky.” – Dracula What is the atmosphere? The atmosphere of a book is the mood, the setting, and the emotions that the author invokes. The above example […]

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Bees and Books, the Beginning

Hello all! I have just recently begun my work as a book blogger. You can find me on Goodreads, twitter, tumblr, and Instagram. I look forward to getting to know as many people in the book blogging community as possible! Aside from books, my interests include writing, archaeology, history, plants, and drinking coffee and wine […]