Places for Literary Lovers

So, the one thing I love as much as reading and writing is traveling. I want to travel the whole world. I’m going to go everywhere someday. On my bucket list are a few book-inspired placs. Hay-on-Wye, South Wales This town has over twenty bookstores in niche categories like children’s, historical, and vintage. There is…… Continue reading Places for Literary Lovers

Do YA books have merit?

Yes. In my opinion, they do. I think reading is reading and you shouldn’t be ashamed for liking what you like. However, some people think otherwise. Some people “hmm” and “haw” at the idea of reading young adult or “teen” novels. They think that it is not as sophisticated as classics or nonfiction books. As…… Continue reading Do YA books have merit?

How to Read More

Maybe you just got into reading. Maybe you want to start reading more. Maybe you’re behind on your Good-reads challenge. Maybe you love reading but just don’t have the time anymore! Whatever the case, here are some tips on how to read more: Carry a book everywhere. This is something I started doing so I…… Continue reading How to Read More

TBR Pile

If you’re like me, you have reading lists that will never be completed. I will die before I read everything I want to–which is pretty much every book in the world. That being said, I own a fair amount of books now I haven’t gotten around to reading. Some are at my family home and…… Continue reading TBR Pile

Bookstagram Newbie Tag

I found this book tag for new bloggers by Homework and Horseplay. I thought I’d give it a try. 1. Why do you love to read? I love adventure. I love being transported to different worlds and being able to feel like I’m doing something big through the eyes of a protagonist. 2. Do you…… Continue reading Bookstagram Newbie Tag

Children’s Books About Disabilities

Representation is extremely important in the roles of media and literature. Fortunately, I’ve been seeing a lot more representation of LGBTQ+ and POC lately, though there can always be more. One topic I find lacking among the popular culture though is that of disability. I was in a car accident with my family two years…… Continue reading Children’s Books About Disabilities

Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

4/5 stars I just finished reading the sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, The Testaments by Margaret Atwood. This book was the winner of the Booker Prize 2019 and a Sunday Times Bestseller. The Testaments takes place at least fifteen years after The Handmaid’s Tale. The story has three different narrators–Aunt Lydia, another girl in Gilead,…… Continue reading Book Review: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood

Fairy-Tale Retellings

I adore fairy-tales and fantasy. It’s my favorite genre. At home on my bookshelf, I have the complete Grimm Brother’s tales as well as the complete Hans Christian Anderson tales. I grew up on Disney and Mother Goose. Naturally, I have a soft spot for retellings of the classic tales we all somehow know–even if…… Continue reading Fairy-Tale Retellings