Bookish Hotels

Planning any trips for the holidays? Or just dreaming of a getaway for the future? Here are some fun hotels to stay in for the bibliophile. Oscar Wilde Suite, L’Hotel, Paris, France This room in the L’Hotel is dedicated to their most famous resident, Oscar Wilde. Some ammenities it includes are breakfast, private terrace, walk-in…… Continue reading Bookish Hotels

Gifts for Every Type of Reader

I’m a last minute gift buyer, but it’s time to start at least thinking about what to get people for Christmas. For those of you who still need to complete your shopping list or for those of you who haven’t started, like me, here are some ideas for every type of reader in your life.…… Continue reading Gifts for Every Type of Reader

Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume, published through Windmill Books, isn’t a type of book I would normally pick up. In fact, it was a surprise from my one-time order of a blind date with a book box. I put off reading it for a while because it’s a dog book. I never read…… Continue reading Book Review: Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume (Windmill Books)

Reader Problems Book Tag

Another day, another post with an old tag I randomly found and haven’t been tagged in. The Reader Problems Book Tag was created by Book Loving Nut, and I found it on Paper Pizza Blog. Without further ado…. You have thousands of books on your TBR. How in the world do you decide what to…… Continue reading Reader Problems Book Tag

Book Lists: Genetic Engineering

Any sci-fi lovers out there? Today being able to alter genes and DNA is a real practice, albeit with limits and rules. But who doesn’t love a book who goes too far? Here is a list of some books that have an element of DNA modification. Next by Michael Crichton Genre: Science Fiction/Techno-Thriller Average Goodreads…… Continue reading Book Lists: Genetic Engineering

Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Moving off the Grishaverse until I get Rule of Wolves, I decided to read a book that I bought a couple months ago, and has been on my tbr backlist. I was so excited for it because I’ve seen it promoted on bookstagram, has beautiful cover art, and the book is completed with green sprayed…… Continue reading Book Review: The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna (Usbourne Publishing Ltd.)

Book Lists: Books with Indigenous Rep

Canada Day recently passed on July 1, essentially Canada’s own independence day. However, there has been a lot of controversy around it. This is because only weeks ago there was a discovery in Canada of children’s remains on unmarked graves at the site of former residential schools. Residential schools were forced assimilation schools indigenous children…… Continue reading Book Lists: Books with Indigenous Rep

Bookish Discussion: Required Reading

In every school I know of, kids are required to read certain books throughout the year, handpicked by the district curriculum. Some schools even require that kids read specific books over the summer. Now summer reading was one of the highlights of my summers, showing again what a total nerd I am. Each year we…… Continue reading Bookish Discussion: Required Reading