The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

Beauty and the Beast has always had a special place in my heart. Belle is my favorite Disney princess, someone who is bookish, nerdy, and odd like me. I feel like she is a kindred spirit to me, so I was happy to find this tag on the blog, This Splendid Shambles. It was originally…… Continue reading The Beauty and the Beast Book Tag

How to Review Books

Though I have taken a little time off from proper book reviews here, I usually do a lot. I try to review every book I read. There isn’t perse a right or wrong way to review books; everyone finds different formulas that work for them. There are still some things I want to try; I’ve…… Continue reading How to Review Books

Book List: Billionaire Romance

Taking a break from all the magical and fantastical recommendations to give you a list of romances to read this fall. Why not imagine yourself as the protagonist falling in love with a rich person? It might go against all my feminist beliefs, but sometimes the idea of marrying rich and not having to do…… Continue reading Book List: Billionaire Romance

Book List: Dark Academia

Fall is the perfect time to dive into dark academia books. These are books with an emphasis in knowledge, literature, and the arts but with much darker tones and can be somewhat pessimistic towards humanity, though I find them inspiring and cozy. The Secret History by Donna Tart Genre: Mystery Average Goodreads Rating: 4.15 At…… Continue reading Book List: Dark Academia

Book List: Witches

Like I said before, it might be a tad early, but it’s nearly that time of year again. Spooky season is the best season and the perfect time for witchy reads. The Very Secret Society of Irregular Witches by Sangu Mandanna Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.38 Mika is a witch but she knows to…… Continue reading Book List: Witches

Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Last month, I ordered a one-time book box from the Unplugged Book Box. They are a book box focused on self-care, and in it I recieved beautiful smelling lotion and perfume as well as a copy of Extasia by Claire Legrand (published by Katherine Tegan Books). Due to the packaging, it made the read even…… Continue reading Book Review: Extasia by Claire Legrand (Katherine Tegan Books)

Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

I recently joined a few virtual book clubs, and one of them was for booktokers in Ohio. For this month, we voted to read A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (published by Viking). This had been on my “want to read” shelf for a while, so I was so excited to read it! Deborah…… Continue reading Book Review: A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (Viking)

ARC Review: My Life as a Clone by K.D. Van Brunt

First of all, many thanks to the author and to the Booktasters organization for letting me read and review this book and for having patience with me as it took me a long time to finish! K.D. Van Brunt is a lawyer in addition to his job as an author. He recieved his BA in…… Continue reading ARC Review: My Life as a Clone by K.D. Van Brunt

Haunted Bookstores in USA

I know it’s still August, but I’m so ready for autumn. Spooky season is just around the corner and if you’re like me, loving books, travel, and Halloween, you might want to check out some of these places. If you dare… The Book Barn, Niantic, Connecticut This used book store was established in 1988. They…… Continue reading Haunted Bookstores in USA

Bookish Playlist: Aristotle and Dante

I haven’t read the sequel yet–I cannot wait for it, though. Still, this playlist is dedicated to some of my favorite teenage boys and their love. Do I Wanna Know? by The Arctic MonkeysSweet Creature by Harry StylesCrash My Car by COINMr. Loverman by Ricky MontgomeryCrush by Tessa VioletIllicit Affairs by Taylor SwiftTeenager in Love…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: Aristotle and Dante