Small Spaces, DCeased, & Quiet Girl in a Noisy World – Review Quickies #2

Between working massive amounts of overtime and dealing with the normal ups and downs of life, I haven’t had a lot of time to write reviews. In order to catch up, here are a few quick reviews of books I’ve read lately. Small Spaces by Katherine Arden Middle Grade | Horror | Fantasy Published by G.P. […]

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Weekend Update – 8 February 2020

Can you believe it’s already February? I can’t. I always thought people were exaggerating or being dramatic when they would say that time seems to move faster with the older you get. It really does seem to, however. Maybe it’s because, as an adult, our lives are so busy with work, chores, bills, and so […]

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Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa – A Review

Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa Fantasy | Young Adult | Japanese-Inspired Published by Harlequin Teen Released October 2nd, 2018 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: I’m very, very behind on reviews. I decided to re-read Shadow of the Fox during FantasyAThon Round 2 back in December. One of the prompts for the readathon was to finish a fantasy that […]

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Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? by Caitlin Doughty – A Review

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? Big Questions from Tiny Mortals About Death by Caitlin Doughty Nonfiction | Science | Humor Published by W. W. Norton Company Released 10 September 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: “We can’t make death fun, but we can make learning about it fun. Death is science and history, art and literature. […]

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Weekend Update – 26 Jan 2020

There’s been a serious lack of blog and social media updating from me this month, due to a few reasons. I’ve been working a massive amount of overtime at work, my cheap laptop and seven-year-old phone are starting to crap out on me, and I’m so tired.  Luckily, I won’t be working overtime forever. The company […]

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Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace – A Review

Break Your Glass Slippers by Amanda Lovelace Poetry | Feminist | Retellings Published by Andrews McNeel Publishing Release Date: March 17th, 2020 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an electronic arc of this collection from NetGalley. This in no way affects my opinions. I’ve never been a huge fan of poetry, despite often trying to […]

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The Worst Books I Read in 2019

While I wish that every book I read was amazing, that’s an unrealistic goal. Unfortunately, I read some books this year that I hated. I also DNFed a good number of books, which you can read about here. Let’s get to it. Here are the worst books that I read in 2019. 10. (TIE) Let’s Call […]

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The Sacrament by Olaf Olafsson – A Review

The Sacrament by Olaf Olafsson Mystery | In Translation Published by Ecco Released December 3rd, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free finished copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affects my opinion. I don’t get to travel much, so instead, I travel […]

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Weekend Update – 4 Jan 2020

The first few days of 2020 have been… interesting. Not quite what I was expecting. I received a book from a publisher that made me realize that the reason I often feel burned out is due to overstretching what I’m actually capable of, both mentally and physically. I received a copy of Fuel Your Fire: 200 […]

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A Look Back on 2019 + A Big Announcement!

It’s so hard to believe that 2019 is over and that we’re already into the 2020s! I know it’s a cliche thing to say, but time really does seem to move faster the older you get. 2019 has been an interesting year for me. I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder this year, finally learning why […]

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All the Books I DNFed in 2019

Looking back over the books I’ve read in 2019, I’ve had a pretty damn good reading year. I’m working on my best-of and worst-of lists right now, and can’t wait to share them with you guys. Today, though, let’s talk about the books that I DNFed this year. If you don’t DNF books, think about […]

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Abridged vs Unabridged – What’s the Difference?

I’ve been trying to get into audiobooks lately. I have a subscription to Scribd and have also been using Audible and Hoopla to listen to them. psst: if you aren’t already subscribed to Audible, click here to get one month free of Audible Romance.  Something I’ve begun to notice is that many of the audiobooks […]

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Emotional Detox for Anxiety by Sherianna Boyle – A Review

Emotional Detox for Anxiety: 7 Steps to Release Anxiety and Energize Joy by Sherianna Boyle Nonfiction | Mental Health | Self-Help Published by Adams Media Expected Publication: December 24th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way […]

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