10 Books to Help You Celebrate Cat Day

October 29th is National Cat Day, a day to celebrate our purr-fect furry friends and promote adoption and anti-cruelty campaigns. I’ve got a cat myself and she’s the most adorable critter in my life. Her name is Layla, and here she is in all of her glory: To help you celebrate National Cat Day, here are […]

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Battlestar Suburbia by Chris McCrudden – A Review

“‘You know,’ added Alma, ‘the older I get, the more I think it’s not war or politics or all that stuff that makes history what it is. From what I can see, it’s all about the house prices.’” The Book Battlestar Suburbia by Chris McCrudden Published by Farrago Release Date: September 20, 2018 Goodreads Author Links: […]

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Short Reviews

I’m almost always reading multiple books or comics at one time, and many of the smaller books I read are too short to warrant a long review. Therefore, I’ve gathered those books to review in one post! Note: All of these books were obtained through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Good Night, Kitty […]

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Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl – A Review

The Book Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl Published by Alfred A Knopf Released in 1970 Goodreads Author Links: Website | Twitter Synopsis Fantastic Mr. Fox is a children’s book about Mr. Fox and his family. Every night, Mr. Fox goes to one of the three farms surrounding the hole they live in and steals food for […]

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My Five Favorite Booktube Videos of the Week

I don’t watch much television unless it’s Star Trek or Doctor Who, but I binge-watch booktube. If you’re not familiar with booktube, it’s essentially hundreds of YouTube channels about books. Here are five of my favorite videos that I watched this week: Funny One Star Reviews: An Ember in the Ashes – Elliot Brooks Halloween Reading Recommendations – A […]

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An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir – A Review

“I look up at the stars hanging low in a sky that makes me think I’m seeing the infinite. But beneath their cold gaze, I feel small. All the beauty of the stars means nothing when life here on earth is so ugly.” The Book An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir Published by Razorbill, […]

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10 Fun Adult Coloring Books You Need To See

Coloring books aren’t just for children. Sitting down to relax and color can reduce your anxiety and practice mindfulness. I usually color while I’m listening to audiobooks, and it’s become a favorite past time of mine. There are so many amazing coloring books out there, so I wanted to share a few of my favorites. […]

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9 Great Comic Books Coming Out Today – October 24, 2018

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase […]

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Tuesday Temptations: 12 Great Books Coming Out Today

There are so many great books coming out this week, including the final book in the Throne of Glass series. Here are my top twelve picks for the week. Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass) by Sarah J. Maas Amazon | Goodreads The much-anticipated conclusion to Sarah J. Maas’ bestselling Throne of Glass series is finally here. I’m not going […]

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Doctor Strange: The Oath – A Comic Series Review

“The firm footing of rational thought has its place, Watson, but when dealing with the enchanted one must take the occasional leap of faith.” The Series   Doctor Strange: The Oath by Brian K. Vaughn, art by Marcos Martin Published in 2007 by Marvel Read through Marvel Unlimited Amazon | Goodreads What It Is The Oath is a […]

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Down the TBR Hole #2; or, How to Fail at Reducing Your TBR List

My TBR list is seriously out of control. Every time I see or hear of a new book that sounds even remotely interesting to me, I immediately add it to my Want To Read list on Goodreads. It can be intimidating when it comes time to choose a new book because the list is so […]

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Daisy’s Run by Scott Baron

The Book Daisy’s Run by Scott Baron Part One of The Clockwork Chimera series Amazon | Goodreads Published by Curiouser Release Date: November 15, 2018 Author Links: Website | Goodreads | Facebook | Twitter Obtained through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review What It Is Daisy’s Run is the first in a five-part science fiction series focused […]

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The 10 Most Exciting Comic Books Released This Week

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase […]

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12 Amazing Books That Came Out This Week

A Very Large Expanse of Sea by Tahereh Mafi Amazon | Goodreads Although I haven’t read any of Tahereh Mafi’s books (yet…), I feel like I’ve been hearing about this one for at least a year. The story takes place in 2002, a year after the events of 9/11, and follows Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim […]

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Bunnicula by Deborah & James Howe

Bunnicula review; james and deborah howe; read yourself happy; halloween books, children books

The Book Bunnicula by Deborah and James Howe, illustrated by Alan Daniel Amazon | Goodreads Published by Scholastic Released 1979 Author Links: Website What It Is Bunnicula is a children’s book told from the point of view of two of a family’s pets: Harold, a dog who loves to eat, and his best friend Chester, a […]

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The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

Book Review of The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee; historical fiction; best books of 2018; what should i read next; great feminist books

“Everyone has heared stories of women like us – cautionary tales, morality plays, warning of what will befall you if you are a girl too wild for this world, a girl who asks too many questions or wants too much. If you set off into the world alone.  “Everyone has heard stories of women like […]

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Sunday Links: October 14, 2018

On the Blog How to Read Great Books Without Spending Your Entire Paycheck  The Witches by Roald Dahl Chloe: Friday Favorites 10 Exciting Comic Books Being Released Today Tuesday Temptations: New Releases for the Week of October 9, 2018 5 Books to Read on Indigenous Peoples’ Day Tales from The Warming by Lorin R Robinson […]

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How to Read Great Books Without Spending Your Entire Paycheck

Here’s a basic truth that all readers know: books are expensive. With single books costing between $15-$20, sometimes more, catching up on your favorite series can be a pricey endeavor. Goodness knows I spend far too much on books, to the point where my boyfriend has to frequently remind me that we have bills to […]

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The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Book The Witches by Roald Dahl Amazon | Goodreads Published by Jonathan Cape, a division of Penguin Random House Released 1983 Author Links: Website | Goodreads | Twitter 10 Things You Should Know About Roald Dahl on His Birthday What Is It About? The Witches is a children’s book about a little boy that goes […]

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Chloe: Friday Favorites

Friday Favorites is a new weekly feature that asks readers to share their favorite books. If you would like to contribute just shoot me a message! Tell us a bit about yourself! My first love is knitting! Above anything else, I love the tranquility and meditative peace it brings me, and also having something I created to […]

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10 Exciting Comic Books Being Released Today

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase […]

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Tuesday Temptations: New Releases for the Week of October 9th, 2018

This list is going to be quite a bit longer than the last few because there are so many amazing books coming out. I’m so excited. Let’s get right to it! November Road by Lou Berney (Goodreads) A crime novel that takes place in America in the 1960s, this book follows the story of Frank […]

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5 Books to Read on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Every year, more and more people are choosing to celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day rather than Columbus Day, and it’s about damn time. Here are five books that celebrate Native American culture: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie Amazon | Goodreads In this young adult novel, Junior spends his time on […]

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Book Review: Tales from The Warming by Lorin R. Robinson

“Without taking her eyes off the emerald waters of the island’s central lagoon, she said: ‘This is unbearably lovely. What a tragedy that the people who contributed least to the causes of the warming are the ones who bear its greatest burdens.’” The Book Tales from The Warming: 10 Near-Future Stories Envisioning the Human Impact […]

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Book Review: Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

The Book Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi Amazon | Goodreads Published by Henry Holt, part of Macmillan Publishing Group Released: March 6, 2018 Author Links: Website | Goodreads | Twitter | Facebook | Pinterest | Instagram They killed my mother. They took our magic. They tried to bury us. Now we rise. What […]

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Why You Should Shop for Books at Thrift Stores

I had a doctor’s appointment this morning that I was really anxious about, so to cheer myself up I decided to swing by Goodwill on my way home for some (discount) retail therapy. I intended to try to find some new work clothes but ended up leaving with two bags full of books, and a […]

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New Comic Book Releases for October 3, 2018

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s comic book release day! Here are some of the most exciting issues coming out. For a complete list, head over to Midtown Comics. Not sure where to buy your comics? Check out Comic Shop Locator for shops near you. If you don’t live in an area with a local shop, you can purchase […]

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Tuesday Temptations: New Releases for the Week of October 2, 2018

I’m not a very patient person, so it’s been hard waiting for The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy to finally be released. I’m reading it the day it’s delivered to me. Aside from that novel that is obviously going to be incredible, there are so many great books coming out this week.   The Lady’s Guide […]

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Book Review: City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

“Every time I get nervous or scared, I remind myself that every good story needs twists and turns. Every heroine needs an adventure.” The Book City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab Amazon | Goodreads Author Links: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Tumblr Publisher: Scholastic, 2018 What It Is Cassidy Blake is a young […]

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October TBR

It’s finally October! I love this month so much. Pumpkin everything, the leaves changing color, spooky stuff everywhere, cooler weather… there’s just so much to love. The fall is a time when I always feel rejuvenated and at my happiest. Since it’s the first day of the month, that means it’s time to put together […]

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