I spent the last 4 days of 2022 reading enough books and comic books to finish my Goodreads challenge. It felt great. And the more I read the more I wanted to read, I was looking at blurbs of so many books and everything seemed so amazing and I wanted to read every book at… Continue reading Journal #2: Wrap-Ups and Plans
I just finished reading Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott and I'm not quite sure what to think about it. It's a very original story, for me at least, I've certainly never before read a book from the perspective of a 2-dimensional character. I'm also pretty sure I've never read a book with a chapter dedicated… Continue reading Flatland, sexism and my wrong conclusions
My Goodreads challenge for this year was 50 books - it's the fourth of December and I have 19 more books to go. It's doable, but I'm not gonna force myself to read too quickly just to finish the challenge. In my younger days I would have absolutely done that and stressed over it, but… Continue reading Journal #1: Catching Up To My Goodreads Challenge
I've been meaning to listen to all Taylor Swift albums in order for a while, and the time has come. Sometime after 1989 came out, I listened to all of her older stuff, some songs stuck with me, some didn't. But occasionally I'll hear a song that didn't work for me years ago and suddenly… Continue reading Tune by Tune: Taylor Swift the Self Titled Album
The 24 Hour Readathon is here!!! I almost missed it, but thankfully I spend a lot of time on twitter so I noticed the hashtag and signed up real quick. I have no other plans for today and the snacks are ready, now I just need to decide what to read! I'm currently 18 books… Continue reading What to Read for a Readathon
I've finally started reading The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black so these are my answers for the week 1 questions... Q1: All is fair in Fairfold… or is it? What are your thoughts on the way of life in this particular bubble? What do you make of the folk of Fairfold, both… Continue reading The Darkest Part of the Forest Read-along: Week 1
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com It's Wyrd & Wonder month so I'm going to do a fantasy version of the Bookish Memory Check, another chance for me to see exactly how bad my memory is and pretend it's funny instead of worrying. The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘fantasy’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check: It’s All a Fantasy!
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com Today's Wyrd & Wonder prompt is '5 star fantasy reads'. I picked 5 books to stay on theme - or else the list would be too long.
tree wolf image by chic2view on 123RF.com Wyrd & Wonder is “an annual geek-out over all things fantasy”, hosted by Imyril, Lisa, Jorie, Ariana and Annemieke. It's my second time participating, I absolutely loved it last year. I'm a bit busier this time around so I'll try to be more realistic about my goals. The realistic goals: read 5… Continue reading Wyrd & Wonder – Best Laid Plans
It's Valentine's Day so I'm doing a romance version of the Bookish Memory Check! The rules: Go to your Goodreads ‘romance’ + ‘read’ shelfSort by randomTest your memory on the top five books The Boys on the Rock by John Fox My memory:Uh, I barely remember anything. It's about two boys and there's a beach.… Continue reading Bookish Memory Check – the Romance edition