It's been a little while since my last somewhat general life update, so I thought it was high time I check in! You may have noticed that I've been less present on the blog (I'm not going away I promise!). There are several reasons for that, and some of them are awesome! Some of them … Continue reading Life Update: Where Have I Been?!
Recently it seems like books inspired by Russian folk lore and fairy tales are getting a ton of attention. Spinning Silver, Winter of the Witch, and Vita Nostra are all fairly recent releases that delve into Russian tales. After reading each of them, I can confidently say that Vita Nostra by Marina and Sergey Dyachenko … Continue reading Why VITA NOSTRA is my favorite Russian fairy tale
This month has been a bit of a rollercoaster! I don't feel like I read that much, even though I read 25 books. I had a lot of good & bad things come up this month so I'll touch on everything as we go! Backlist Books Here are all the books I read off of … Continue reading February Wrap-Up
If you are brand new to my blog, first of all, hello! Welcome to my (usually) happy little corner of the book world. Secondly, I don't tend to include star ratings in my book reviews, unless it's a 5. There are several reasons why I do this, and I wanted to talk a little bit … Continue reading Why I Don’t Use Stars in Reviews
Wow! What a month! So many photos taken, books painted, challenges completed, and of course, books read. I finished 28 books this month, which I have never done before in my life. I hope that bodes well for my ultimate goal of reading 200 books in 2019. I won't cover the 10 books I read … Continue reading January 2019 Reading Wrap-Up
Last weekend I participated in 24in48. If you are unfamiliar with it, it is a readathon where the goal is to read for a total of 24 hours over the course of 2 days. This was my 2nd or 3rd time participating, and I finally did it! I made it to 24 hours, and I … Continue reading 24in48 Wrap-Up!
To continue my series of Netgalley how-to guides, I want to talk more about Feeback practices, review tips, and how I determine which books I want to request. In case you missed it, you can find my first post here: Getting Started on Netgalley. So at this point, I'm assuming you have a Netgalley account, … Continue reading NetGalley Tips Part II