Goals Check-In

Oh, hi! I can’t believe it’s already April! Because doing halfway check-ins stress me the heck out, I like to do quarterly ones on my goals, so here we are, a quarter way through the year, checking in on my 2021 goals. ICYMI, here are the goals themselves, none of which I actually remember, and […]

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TTT: Bookish Witches

If you don’t think I have an entire shelf dedicated to books with witchy MCs, think again. Witches are my favorite characters to read about, which is probably just because I want to see myself reflected in books, and they’re also, unsurprisingly, my favorite characters to write about. It’s going to be a while since […]

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Why I’m No Longer Talking About Writing

I recognize that this title is misleading, especially given more than half of the posts that I put up, but I promise it’s going to make sense by the end of this post. I can take myself right back to high school, handing out spiralbound copies of my book to literally any friend that would […]

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March Wrap-Up

It’s that time of the year! My birthday is at the end of March, which I’ll talk about at the end of this long wrap-up, but it means a lot of books received, a lot of tea drunk, way more pastries than normal, going completely off the rails with my reading, and just basically celebrating […]

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March Haul

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME! I ended up not getting a ton of books from my friends & family like usual, so I decided to gift myself with a huge haul of books. I also wanted to support AAPI authors, and this felt like the perfect opportunity to combine the two. We’ve got a ton of […]

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TTT: Places in Books I’d Love to Visit

I’ll be honest, I’m never going to leave the North Shore. My proximity to both Salem and New Hampshire makes me so happy that I’ll forever stay right here. New England is a beautiful place, and it will never relinquish its hold on my heart. Thus, though this week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic is […]

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A Love Letter to Clary Fray

It should come as no surprise to anyone that I love Shadowhunters. It should, honestly, also come as no surprise that I love Clary Fray. Not only have I already written something of a love letter to Clary, I’ve talked about why the term guilty pleasures bothers me so much, which is something many people […]

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It’s The Great Silmarillion Readalong! (Week Four)

Not gonna lie, I’m really sad this is the last week. I’ve had an enormous amount of fun with this readalong, and it’s honestly made me love The Silmarillion even more. We’ve got the longest section for the last week, which I didn’t really intend to do on purpose, but the last two sections kind […]

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Tag: Confessions of a Tea Drinker

My birthday is on the 29th, but I’ve already got a very Mary-specific post for next Monday, so here we are celebrating early! This weekend, we’re having a tea party, and whatever you’re thinking of, amplify the hell out of that. I got a gorgeous polka dot dress for it, white lace gloves, and my […]

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TTT: Funny Book Titles

This week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic is one of those ones that sound fun and easy, but then you actually get down to writing the post, and it’s surprisingly difficult! I mostly just wanted to list Fall Out Boy songs, but that would be long titles and not always necessarily funny–plus, you know, not […]

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