Book Memes

Top Ten Tuesday: My Spring 2022 TBR

"Nine hundred and ninety-nine candles lit the Iron Shrine."First line in Heart of Iron by Ashley Poston Apparently, we've reached springtime so it's time for another TBR through Top Ten Tuesday hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. As per usual, I like to take a look at my previous seasonal TBR to see how I… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Spring 2022 TBR

Book Memes

Top Ten Tuesday: Books Featuring My Favorite Tropes

"In my life, I'd had my share of fights, sometimes with fists, sometimes with knives, occasionally with a sword."First line in The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen This week's Top Ten Tuesday prompt just spoke to me, so I knew I had to figure out a way to do it. The prompt in question… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Books Featuring My Favorite Tropes

Book Review

To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara – Book Review

"He had come into the habit, before dinner, of taking a walk around the park: the laps, as slow as he pleased on some evenings, briskly on others, and then back up the stairs of the house and to his room to wash his hands and straighten his tie before descending again to the table."First… Continue reading To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara – Book Review

Discussions

Trope Discussion #3: (Medieval) Europe as a Fantasy Setting

"If I had to do it all over again, I would not have chosen this life."First line in The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen I'm back with another discussion about tropes after a slightly longer break since my first two posts about the strong female character and the chosen one. Since both of those… Continue reading Trope Discussion #3: (Medieval) Europe as a Fantasy Setting

Book Tags

Know Your Buddy Tag ft. Naemi @A Book Owl’s Corner

"The hottest day of the summer so far was drawing to a close and a drowsy silence lay over the large, square houses of Privet Drive."First line in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling Yes, it's Friday and not Saturday, my usual posting day, but that's because I'm doing… Continue reading Know Your Buddy Tag ft. Naemi @A Book Owl’s Corner

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2021 in Review – Stats and Goals

"Some people are born under a lucky star, while others have their misfortune telegraphed by the position of the planets."First line in Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia We might have reached the end of January 2022, but I'm still reviewing 2021, although, this is my last post about it (finally). We've made… Continue reading 2021 in Review – Stats and Goals

Fun Lists

New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2021: Will I Read More of Their Books?

"He was an easy mark."First line in City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty This post is inspired by a Top Ten Tuesday prompt I did last year that I figured needed to be a reoccurring one. I read books from 19 different authors in 2021, and in this post, I'm going to be judging… Continue reading New-To-Me Authors I Read in 2021: Will I Read More of Their Books?