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

Ways to Die in a Novel

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In my humble opinion, very few books deserve a five star rating if there isn’t some type of sacrifice, usually in the form of a character death if it’s a fantasy. However, you can say that ways characters die are unique, and not at all like it is in the real world. Plus, I know…… Continue reading Ways to Die in a Novel

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 List: Sorcerers

Whether we call them sorcerers or witches or wizards or warlocks or mages or magicians…wow there are a lot of names for someone who practices magic, isn’t there? Here are some books where characters dabble in those supernatural powers. The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson Genre: Epic Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 4.63 Rochar is…… Continue reading Book List: Sorcerers

Book Lists: Vampires

Creatures of the night, usually. Classics like Dracula meet sparkly Edward Cullen meet the mindless monsters Buffy beheads. We, as a culture, seem to love vampires. So here’s some more books you can read about them, whether they’re monstrous or romantic. The Beautiful by Renee Ahdieh Genre: YA Fantasy Average Goodreads Rating: 3.67 1872 New…… Continue reading Book Lists: Vampires

Book Lists: Red Riding Hood Retellings

I’m such a sucker for retellings, and Little Red Riding Hood is a classic. I also feel like it’s the perfect fairy-tale for winter; the journey to the path, the evil wolf, Grandma sick in bed–these all have a very wintry feel to them. For the Wolf by Hannah F. Whitten Genre: Fantasy Average Goodreads…… Continue reading Book Lists: Red Riding Hood Retellings

Book List: Urban Fantasy

My last book list was high fantasy. Now I’m turning the tables to urban fantasy, a fantasy set in the modern world. While I prefer high fantasy, I’ve crossed paths with many a good urban fantasy, too. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Age Range: 14+ Average Goodreads Rating: 4.09 15-year-old Clary witnesses a murder,…… Continue reading Book List: Urban Fantasy