NaNoWriMo has ended and it is time to recap and reflect on my personal experience participating.Continue reading
We are halfway through the month which means we’re halfway through NaNoWriMo! Just sharing an update of where I’m at with my novel, what I’ve learned, and what I’m planning for the rest of the challenge.Continue reading
I have decided to participate in NaNoWriMo this year and will document my journey of writing a 50,000-word novel in one month!Continue reading
For today’s bracket I am putting some of my favorite YA books head to head to find the top book!Continue reading
I have done a few different have you ever tags and this one came to mind so I decided to add it to the mix!Continue reading
The StoryGraph is a new site and app for book lovers and avid readers to catalog their reads, review books, follow others in the community, and more. If you are familiar with Goodreads, StoryGraph has a similar concept. I’ve been poking around the site and decided to share my initial thoughts with you all.Continue reading
花樣年華 HYYH The Notes 2 (The Most Beautiful Moment in Life #2) is the sequel book of the Bangtan Universe which continues following the story of the seven friends facing many challenges and struggles, and the one with the power to save them all.Continue reading
Working on a Song: The Lyrics of Hadestown is a book from Anaïs Mitchell, the writer and lyricist of the Tony award winning Hadestown. This book is all about the process she took to create the music in Hadestown, from it’s beginning in Vermont to winning awards on Broadway. I got the incredible opportunity to read it early and share my thoughts with you.Continue reading
Mary: The Adventures of Mary Shelley’s Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandaughter is an upcoming YA graphic novel about the teenaged descendant of the famous author who shares the same name. What modern Mary doesn’t know is that she has gifts beyond this world and she is about to fall into a role she wasn’t prepared for.Continue reading
Book Beau in a shop that sells, you may have guessed, book beaus. Book beaus are sleeves that you can place your books or Kindle in for protection. I’ve been using one, and other Book Beau products, for a while now and figured it was time to do a full review!Continue reading
Legendary Ladies: 50 Goddesses to Empower and Inspire You is a collection of stories about various goddesses across cultures and time. From Athena to Pele, Kali to Oshun, this book has them all and some insight into how they can inspire you.Continue reading
Big Hit recently released a set of books called Graphic Lyrics with songs from their group BTS. The art and their connection to the Bangtan Universe caught my eye, so I had to get them and see what they were all about.Continue reading
The Bangtan Universe, also knows as the BTS Universe, is a story line inspired by the members of the band BTS. Through their music videos, short films, books, and a comic, the story of seven friends learning to overcome their traumas and tragedies has been perfectly tucked away for the most devote fans to explore. I happened on the BU on accident and would have loved a guide on how to explore this story, so I am making one for all future BU beginners.Continue reading
For the book lovers, here is the TBR tag.Continue reading
花樣年華 HYYH The Notes 1 (The Most Beautiful Moment in Life #1) is a collection of notes that tells the story of the Bangtan Universe through the perspectives of it’s various characters. It is the first book of an expected series and a piece of the puzzle that is the Bangtan Universe. Once I discovered the BU and that this book existed, I knew I had to read it and share my thoughts with you.Continue reading
There are so many books in the world there is bound to be some for your favorite fandoms. So today I curated a list for the Broadway fans!Continue reading
I have been doing some book browsing lately and was thinking up some must-read books that I wanted to check out. While doing that I cam up with this new tag all about the “classics”.Continue reading
To continue my series on mental health representation in media, I am sharing some books that I think have interesting and accurate representations of mental health in them.
I’m back with a new Saturday Six and I am sharing six of my all time favorite books!
Everything Is Beautiful, and I’m Not Afraid: A Baopu Collection is a queer coming-of-age comic book following a Chinese woman living in America and ultimately facing the challenge of finding where she belongs as a queer immigrant.Continue reading
I’ve been reading and playing board games a lot lately, and have found that there are a bunch of board games that book lovers will love. So I am recommending some!
If you didn’t notice, I have been reading quite a lot lately. I decided that I wanted to read more this year and so far so good! So I am sharing what I have been doing to read so much more than the past.
In The Prince and the Dressmaker, Prince Sebastian has a secret life as Lady Crystallia, where he dresses in daring dresses made by his seamstress Frances and takes Paris by storm. Both he and Frances have their personal dreams, but also responsibilities that make keeping this secret difficult.Continue reading
I have been wanting to read They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera for a while now, and I finally got to do so. And I knew I had to share my thoughts once I finished it so here they are.Continue reading
At the End of Your Tether is the story of a boy who goes searching for his missing ex-girlfriend only to discover that some things aren’t meant to be found. It’s Brick meets Paper Towns in this graphic novel, and I am sharing my thoughts on this upcoming release.Continue reading
There are so many musicals and plays that were derived from literature, like Be More Chill, To Kill A Mockingbird, and The Lightning Thief. And many have become award-winning productions, like Hadestown and Fun Home. So I started thinking about what books I’d love to see adapted to the stage and decided to make a post about it. Continue reading
Follow a spirited ingenue, a dashing hero-poet, and a professional vampire hunter on a quest to uncover the secrets of a vampire cult in Bloodlust & Bonnets.Continue reading
We’re getting bookish today for the 13th day of the 30 Day Geek Out Challenge! Continue reading
During my hunt for tags to get me back into writing, I found the Ultimate Book Tag. And since today is National Book Lovers Day, it felt like a great time to do it. Continue reading
In order to get back into the swing of blogging, I’ taking on some new tags to share! And since July is a very magical month, I’m doing My Hogwarts Story Tag. Continue reading
It has been a while since I have done a book post, so when I was tagged in the Thank You, Next Book Tag by Holly from the Nut Free Nerd, I decided to give it a go. Thank You, Next is inspired by the Ariana Grande song “thank u, next”. So if you’ve ever heard the song, you’ll see where these prompts came from. Alright, onward to the tag! Continue reading
With tomorrow being Independent Bookstore Day, I wanted to celebrate books a little today. And while many times when a book gets a film adaptation it is not the best ever, there are exceptions. And you may enjoy an adaptation more than everyone else does, and that is ok too. So here are my favorite book-to-movie adaptations. Continue reading
It’s officially gift shopping time for the holidays coming up and you probably have a geek in your life you’d like to get a good gift for. Well, welcome to the ultimate gift guide for geeks, where there is a gift for all kinds of geeks so you can find something fitting for what your geek loves the most. Continue reading
I recently finished listening to the Harry Potter and Sorcerer’s Stone audiobook and of course loved every nostalgic minute of it. Since it has been a very long time since I first read the books, going back was a whole new experience. And I wanted to share some of my favorite moments from going through this story a second time. Continue reading
It’s never a bad time to do a Harry Potter tag right? I found this one while searching for new tags and post topics to do, so enjoy me fangirling over the wizarding world again. Continue reading
Pretty sure every geek has though during the holidays “I wish I could spend Christmas at [Insert Fictional Location].” So I thought about it myself and compiled this list of the places I would love to spend the holidays. Continue reading
This is a spoiler free review, as the best part of a murder mystery is the whodunnit.
While everyone was out watching Thor or waiting for Justice League, I went and saw the latest representation of the Queen of Crimes best-selling novel, Murder on the Orient Express. As someone who knows the story pretty well and resides with one of Christie’s biggest fans, I went in skeptical and critical. However, all was not as I assumed. Continue reading
Sometimes you don’t want to watch a jumpscare fueled film with very little plot and too much gore. When that moment comes, scary stories are great for getting your spooky on with much more intrigue and imagination. This post has some of my favorite spooky stories, and even some for scary movie lovers too.
It’s Banned Books Week! In honor of the fight for our right to read, I wanted to share some of my favorite books that are commonly banned. While making this list and reading through what books are banned, it was so hard to choose a top 5 because there are many, many amazing books on these lists. But here are my top 5, and some honorable mentions too. Continue reading
When trying to figure out what to write about this week, and I found myself scrolling through Kickstarter as I do. So why not see what is happening on the good ol’ crowdfunding site. Continue reading
While casually scrolling my Facebook as one does, I came across an article about this web series being a great show to watch during the Halloween season. So me, always looking for blog post ideas, decided to investigate what this show was all about and give it a watch. Continue reading
We see Funkos for movies and shows and games all of the time, but what about some truly, iconic characters from literature? As of now, some of the most popular pops that are from books are more based on the movies associated than the books themselves. So what would be my wishlist of lit pops? Continue reading
Geek Blogs Unite is a geek blogger community to share posts, collaborate, and come together with linkups and themed events to make the geeky blogging community closer. There may be a million blogging groups, but there seems to be few for us geeky ones, so I wanted to make one! I’m super excited to announce the first theme week! Drum roll, please….