Hey guys! So one of the goals that I've had since middle grade was to read more classics, and I've never been able to actually achieve it. So hopefully, 2020 will be a change for me. I decided to list out a few novels that I might be interested in reading. I'm hoping to read… Continue reading Classics Challenge 2020
Recently, I've become very conflicted over rating book 3 stars. I used to peg 3 starred ratings as disliking the book, but now that I'm reading and rating many more books, this negative connotation with 3 stars has resulted in most of of my reviews getting squeezed in between 3.5 and 5 stars, while 1… Continue reading 3 Star Reviews: Good or Bad?
What is the Pondathon? The Pondathon is a co-operative and story-driven readathon hosted and run by CW from The Quiet Pond. The aim of the Pondathon is to read books and collect points to protect the friends over at The Quiet Pond from the encroaching malevolent forces that threaten our friends in the forest. Have… Continue reading Pondathon Sign Up
OMG New Decade! I really enjoyed doing the reading challenges for 2019, so I thought I'd sign up for a few for 2020 as well! Here are the challenges I'm hoping to partake in: Goodreads Challenge Goal: 24 The 20 for 2020 Challenge Goal: 20 Beat the Backlist 2020 Goal: 20 Classics Challenge (Personal) Goal:… Continue reading 2020 Reading Challenges Sign Up
Hey guys! Merry Christmas! I decided to share some of my family's Christmas traditions. Movies The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. We usually watch this on Christmas eve. Books The Little Match Girl Christmas Tree Every morning of Christmas, we gather around the tree where the presents are and take turns opening our presents. It's always… Continue reading Blogmas #12 | Christmas Traditions
Hey guys! Happy Tuesday!! Today’s topic for Top Ten Tuesday (hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl) is books I hope to find under my tree. Caraval series Yes, I'm greedy like that. But what's not to love about the world of Caraval? Starless Sea I loved Night Circus, so it's hard not to get another… Continue reading Blogmas #11 | Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree
Hey guys! I saw this tag on @novelink 's blog, and thought it would be a nice tag to do! 1. Are there any books you started this year that you need to finish? I started Hidden Figures a while ago and still need to finish it! 2. Do you have an autumnal book to… Continue reading Blogmas #10 | End of the Year Book Tag 2019
It's my birthday! So it's kind of funny that I'm sharing a list of books that made me cry, but since being dramatically emotional while reading books is what I love doing, I thought this post would be suitable. Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller Greece in the age of heroes. Patroclus, an awkward young… Continue reading Blogmas #8 | Books that made me cry
Hey guys! In the spirit of Christmas (and celebrating 1k followers on Bookstagram), I'm hosting a bookish giveaway! I just wanted to say that I'm so grateful for having found this bookish community where I've met so many amazing people (bookworms and authors alike!) Book blogging has always been a joy for me, and it… Continue reading Blogmas #5 | Christmas Giveaway!!
I think over the course of writing on this blog and taking part in bookstagram, I've realized how much my reading habits have changed. Some are smaller, others are more profound. But I guess I wanted to share with you guys some of my thoughts! Big changes = existential crisis? Branched out of contemporary With… Continue reading Blogmas #1 | Changes in My Reading Habits