Trope Battle: Friends to Lovers vs Enemies to Lovers

Welcome to a new blog series I like to call: the Trope battles. Here, we’ll examine the pros and cons of each trope and which one is infintley better. We’ll start with the age-old debate: friends to lovers or enemies to lovers? These are both great tropes for a plethora of reasons and I enjoy…… Continue reading Trope Battle: Friends to Lovers vs Enemies to Lovers

Animal Crossing Book Tag

Again, I wasn’t tagged in this. I’m never tagged in anything haha. But that doesn’t stop me. I also have to admit I’ve only played Animal Crossing a handful of times. But my boyfriend plays so let’s do this. This tag was created by Angharad and Becky–Two Book Thieves. Past Villager–Who is a character you…… Continue reading Animal Crossing Book Tag

Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (JOVE: Berkley)

This is the month of reading popular books it seems. Or the month of reading romances. I suppose that probably should’ve been last month but…*shrugs* It took me less than 48 hours to read The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (published by Berkley), a new-adult romance with the fake dating trope. *swoons* Olive needs to…… Continue reading Book Review: The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood (JOVE: Berkley)

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

Bookish Discussion: What makes a strong female character?

A strong female character is something we all want in stories. Something push aside the weak, sexist stories and bring about a new, empowering wave. And yet, can we agree on what a strong female character looks like? For ages, I thought of a strong female character as someone who was a bit badass, who…… Continue reading Bookish Discussion: What makes a strong female character?

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: Forced Proximity

You’re snowed in a cabin with your “worst enemy.” The elevator stops and it’s just you and your new, handsome, off-limits boss stuck inside. You’re stranded in the middle of nowhere with the guy you’ve been flirting with. Forced proximity is an excuse to get two characters together and creates the perfect tension to see…… Continue reading Book Lists: Forced Proximity

Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Because who doesn’t automatically fall in love with the high fae??? A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.18 When Feyre kills a faerie, she is dragged to the magical world Fae world, doomed to live there as reparation. But even as Feyre’s feelings soften for her…… Continue reading Book Lists: Books With Faeries

Disney Sidekick Book Tag

A new day, a new tag. I love books and I love Disney, so this seemed like the perfect tag to do. This tag was created by Mandy @Book Princess Reviews. Mushu from Mulan/ Olaf and Sven from Frozen: The Comic Relief -Name Your Favorite Hilarious Character or Your Favorite Comedy/Funny Book I read so…… Continue reading Disney Sidekick Book Tag

Book Series Review: Cursebreakers by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury Publishing)

You’ve probably noticed it’s been a while since I posted a book review. My life has been so busy with moving back to America from England, that I decided to wait until I finished the Cursebreakers trilogy to write a review on the whole series. And I was able to finish it last night! The…… Continue reading Book Series Review: Cursebreakers by Brigid Kemmerer (Bloomsbury Publishing)