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 ✨

The Vampire Diaries: Volume One, The Awakening 🧛🏻‍♂️🧛🏻‍♀️🧛🏻

  For eight seasons, The Vampire Diaries and the Elena, Stefan, Damon love triangle was a staple in my television programming. In full transparency, I didn’t give the show much thought when it first began to air, assuming it was Twilight for television. Little did I know the series was a far cry from the initial Twilight vibes it had given … Continue reading The Vampire Diaries: Volume One, The Awakening 🧛🏻‍♂️🧛🏻‍♀️🧛🏻

Brave by Rose McGowan

  “Being brave doesn't mean you are not scared, it just means you do the scary thing anyway.” ― Rose McGowan, Brave  Brave Written by Rose McGowan Published January 30th, 2018 This past week I spent time with Rosa Arianna McGowan reading, well really listening, to her audiobook for Brave while also pairing it with the physical … Continue reading Brave by Rose McGowan

The Classics Book Tag

Hi bookish friends! Only three months into the new year and I have already managed to read eight classics. What an incredible accomplishment. Mostly because they scare the crap out of me. I figured what better way to celebrate this small milestone than by completing The Classics Book Tag, which was originally created by It’s … Continue reading The Classics Book Tag

Twelve Books: My February 2022 Wrap Up

  How is February already over? I’m still trying to wrap my mind around it. It was full of traveling and reading all the momentously fun things. In total I read twelve books that crossed seventeen different genres, with a total of 4,297 pages. Not to mention, I do feel like I’m personally evolving as … Continue reading Twelve Books: My February 2022 Wrap Up

My Favorite Books of 2021

  With reading over 100 books this year there were many contenders for my “Best Reads Over 2021” list. Overall, I had a rather enjoyable reading year averaging a 4.2 rating on Goodreads. With that said, compiling this list presented a few challenges. Such as narrowing down my top tier of books. My first pass … Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2021

About Me: The Newbie Book Blog Q&A

What was your motivation for creating a blog about the books you read? Hi, friend! Thanks for being here with me as I share my love and appreciation for books and for story. Creating and building this platform has been long overdue, not to mention something I’ve personally tried to avoid over the past year. … Continue reading About Me: The Newbie Book Blog Q&A