Earlier this month, I finally caught up on the October Daye series by Seanan McGuire — yes, all 15 books (so far). That’s a lot of time to spend with the main cast; naturally I’ve gotten quite attached and thus wanted to pay tribute to a select few of my favorites.
Note: General warning for possible spoilers through When Sorrows Come.
Continue reading “[Character Aesthetics] October Daye & Co.”
My excitement for reading challenges has dropped sharply over the past year, so I’m really paring it down this year and focusing more on writing thoughtful (and timely) reviews. But I couldn’t totally abstain from joining (and, in one case, continuing) a few reading challenges, hence this post.
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Truth be told I haven’t yet finished updating Goodreads, so my Year in Books and 2021 on Goodreads aren’t wholly accurate or complete. But even if I had, I’d still be compiling this post to share the metrics and reads that I personally find most compelling. So there.
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Bringing this one back a third time, because I still think it’s great — who will be your biggest cheerleader if not yourself? As always, please feel free to consider yourself tagged if you want to be; just don’t forget to link back to the original post (or this one is fine too) so I can find and read all your answers!
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A new year’s Resolution:
Not to let my dreams stay dreams,
But rather to pursue them headlong
Until my every day is as bright as it seems.
Continue reading “New Year, _____ Me”
I’ll be honest, I scheduled this post primarily to give myself a kick to finally catch up on my ARC reviews. Some were great; some were disappointing; some were in between — but as the name implies, they all deserve honest reviews.
Continue reading “Mini-Reviews, Volume 6”
Hey hi, happy holidays! Hope you’re in the mood for another book tag, because that’s what I’m bringing you today (inspired in no small part by my part-time job as a barista). And as a bonus, I’ve opted to feature books with Christmas-colored covers — enjoy!
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If you read book reviews, odds are you’ve come across a variation of “This reads like fanfiction” — perhaps followed by “but not in a bad way” or “I still liked it though” or some other qualifier.
But what does “reads like fanfiction” actually mean?
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