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
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
For the book lovers, here is the TBR tag.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’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
With the 2010s coming to an end, I decided to go through the last 10 years and pick some of my favorite things! From games to movies, books to musicals, there were many great things from this decade to celebrate.
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
I officially graduate with my master’s degree today! *tosses confetti* In honor of that, I am sharing some of the projects I did during this degree that are geeky because of course, I had to make some of these geeky. 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
Back with another tag, but this time it is of my own creation! Us geeks always have a backlog of things we want to watch, read, or play. So let’s talk about my backlog. 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
The Avant-Guards is a comic from BOOM! Box about Charlie, a former sports star and transfer student to the Georgia O’Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics. While struggling to find her way around and her place among the student body, she gets recruited to the not-so-good basketball team. 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
We are just over two weeks into the new year, and I am already tired. Tired enough that I have lost the motivation to do many things, including blog. With this feeling, plus the topic of burnout buzzing around the internet, I figured what better way to beat it than by writing about it. So here are some tips to making recovery from burnout a little bit geekier. 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
I have been spending quite a lot of time on Pottermore, mostly for blog posts and school work (I am designing a Fantastic Beasts website!). And after doing the Another Harry Potter Tag, I thought about making a tag that asks all sorts of questions about what we would do if we were Hogwarts students. So here we go! 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
I really enjoy the magical creatures of the Harry Potter world. It is one of the lesser loved areas, but since the Fantastic Beasts films have come out more love is given to these creatures. And while the world has come to love the Niffler, there are so many more beasts and creatures that could use some love. 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
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….
In a long line of ever-changing Defense Against the Dark Arts professors, Lupin stands to be the best, despite his condition. His presence is so significant and powerful, but often not recognized or acknowledged anymore. Continue reading
This is certainly not a new topic at all, heck even Buzzfeed has done it. But as an avid Harry Potter fan, we spend much of our time discussing what could have or should have been with the movies. Now, while some stuff can slide, other stuff seemed crazy to cut from the final films. So here are my top 5 scenes from the books that should have been in the movies. Spoilers ahead.