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Completing the StoryGraph Genre Challenge for 2022

  Looking back at my previous blog post from earlier this year, An Introduction to StoryGraph and the Genre Challenge, I chuckle at how incredibly accurate yet contradictory my first statement is. “Despite being a millennial, I’m not inclined to navigate new social media platforms.” This is entirely true, but then I go off on a tangent about … Continue reading Completing the StoryGraph Genre Challenge for 2022

The End of the Year Book Tag 📚✨

Hi bookish friends! Happy Monday. It's currently 1:36 a.m., and I'm wide awake, thanks to going to bed around 7:30 p.m. last night. I genuinely love my job, so waking up early to get started on work happens from time to time. Today’s blog post, a book tag created by Ariel Bissett, was written in October; … Continue reading The End of the Year Book Tag 📚✨

Let’s Play Catch Up: Here Are all the Books I’ve Read in August, September, and October

Hi bookish friends! I hope you are all doing well. I took a sabbatical over the past few months; however, I recently sat down and wrote out my thoughts on all the novels I read during August, September, and October, a total of nineteen stories. From classics to thrillers and even a few movie novelizations, … Continue reading Let’s Play Catch Up: Here Are all the Books I’ve Read in August, September, and October

Preparing to Meet Carrie Soto

  Despite being an avid reader and an even bigger purchaser of books, I do not often preorder titles. I tend to wait until I’m ready to read the novel before I commit. However, that wasn’t the case for Carrie Soto is Back. Not only did I preorder it, but I also made sure to … Continue reading Preparing to Meet Carrie Soto

Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel

“Ichita Copita Melaka Mystica” Twenty-nine years ago, I sat in a theater with my cousin, aunt, and uncle, mesmerized by three Sanderson witches, a black cat, and a few mischievous children, all of whom were running amok in Salem, Mass. Since then, the film has been a constant, especially during the Halloween “Spooky” season. Like … Continue reading Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel

My June Wrap Up 🏳️‍🌈

With June being Pride Month, I needed to read several LGBTQ-themed novels, which also happens to be my most-read genre this month. Three of the eight books I read during June were from the LGBTQ Genre. I also read 2,552 pages and novels from the Historical, Classics, and True Crime genres. I read a couple … Continue reading My June Wrap Up 🏳️‍🌈

Happy Fourth of July 🇺🇸 I Know What You Did Last Summer Multimedia

Hi bookish friends! In 2018, before my leukemia diagnoses, I went to Burgaw and Southport, North Carolina filming a location spotlight video while also comparing the movie to the book! I've shared this annually on my travel blog Operation Adventure; however, the time has come to share it here. In October of 1973 the world … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July 🇺🇸 I Know What You Did Last Summer Multimedia

Ranking Sally Rooney’s Collection of Books

  With the release of Hulu’s adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends, I decided it was time to sit down and reread the novel before watching the series. What transpired was a reread of Rooney’s collection of novels, which includes Normal People and Beautiful World Where Are You. It’s common knowledge at this point, if you’re a reader of Sally … Continue reading Ranking Sally Rooney’s Collection of Books

✨ THE MID YEAR BOOK FREAK OUT TAG ✨

  Hi bookish friends, it’s that time of year where we reflect on the books we’ve read as we approach the halfway point of 2022. Currently I have read 52 books, completing my Good Reads Challenge! So far I’ve read a few absolutely incredible books that have blown my mind and I look forward to … Continue reading ✨ THE MID YEAR BOOK FREAK OUT TAG ✨