Book List: Books with Elderly Protagonists

Because I’m a little scared to let only teenagers save the world. The Lido by Libby Page Genre: Contemporary Fiction Average Goodreads Rating: 3.87 When Kate, an anxious 26-year-old reporter, is asked to cover the closing of the Lido, an outdoor pool and recreation center, she meets 86-year-old Rosemary who grew up and had defining…… Continue reading Book List: Books with Elderly Protagonists

Bookish Playlist: The Golden Couple

A playlist dedicated to my favorite book I read last month. Bleeding Love by Leona LewisSomebody that I Used to Know by GoyteLips of An Angel by HinderSweet but Psycho by Ava MaxStill Into You by ParamoreTeeth by 5 Seconds of SummerHayloft by Mother MotherChoke by I Don’t Know How But They Found MeCOPYCAT by…… Continue reading Bookish Playlist: The Golden Couple

Book Review: The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin)

I just finished the last Book of the Month book I had but hadn’t read: The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen, published by St. Martin. While I don’t usually gravitate towards thrillers, I’m training to be a counselor and the fact that this book featured a therapist who lost her license intrigued…… Continue reading Book Review: The Golden Couple by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen (St. Martin)

Book List: Family Secrets

Family is one of the most important things. Blood runs thicker than water, they say. But sometimes a secret can tear a family apart…. These Ghosts Are Family by Maisy Card Genre: Historical Fiction Average Goodreads Rating: 3.70 Stanford Solomon is actually Abel Paisley, a man who faked his own death and stole the identity…… Continue reading Book List: Family Secrets

Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

I think the idea of “the aesthetic” has really taken over in the last few years. There’s so many quizzes on the web asking “are you more dark academia or cottagecore?” What does that mean, and how do I apply that in terms of books? In my observations, the main aesthetics are: Cottagecore, Light Academia,…… Continue reading Bookish Guide to Aesthetics

Book Lists: Boarding Schools

I hope everyone has had/is having a wonderful holiday season! I bring you another book list full of books where the characters are at some sort of boarding school. Yes, magical schools are included. Dark Rooms by Lili Anolik Genre: Mystery Average Goodreads Rating: 3.11 When Nica Baker is murdered at a New England prep…… Continue reading Book Lists: Boarding Schools

Book Lists: Conspiracy Theories

There are so many odd conspiracy theories in our world: The Royal Family are lizards. The moon landing was faked. Avril Lavigne is dead. The Illuminati controls us all. We’re in a simulation. Regardless on whether or not you believe this, even if they are a bit outlandish to me, I think we can all…… Continue reading Book Lists: Conspiracy Theories