TTT: Top Five Rereads of 2021

This was originally supposed to be my top five middle grades reads of the year, but I ended up reading mostly YA fantasy because I was feeling all sorts of feelings about books this year, and that was where I felt like I could safely linger without being angry at everything I was reading. Thus,…

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TTT: Bad Tropes Done Well

Gonna be real with you, some of these tropes are definitely not bad, they’re just overused, and they’ve gotten a kind of oh here we go again connotation in my head, so that’s why I’m attributing bad to it. I also love this week’s topic on Meeghan Reads for the month of tropes, too, because…

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TTT: Tropes I Love

This month, over at Meeghan Reads, the weekly top ten topic is all about tropes, and I’m so excited to dig into them! We’re kicking things off with tropes that I love, and because I did do favorite romance tropes earlier this year, I’m going to try not to just repeat that entire list, though…

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YA is Not a Genre

I could honestly just stop this post immediately at the title. That’s it, y’all! That’s the post! YA is not a genre, thanks for coming. Okay, but, for real, YA is not a genre. It stands for young adult, which is an age range of 12-18. I get really wary of those who say that…

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More Men MCs in Fantasy

Disclaimer: I’m mostly talking about YA here. I can probably count on one hand how many adult fantasies I’ve read in the last decade, although none of those few had men for their MCs, either. I truly don’t think that if I had to put together a top ten fantasy books that feature men MCs,…

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TTT: Why I Love Reading

This is somehow going to be the hardest That Artsy Reader Girl topic ever. It shouldn’t be because there are so many reasons why I love reading, but that’s it right there, that’s why it’s the hardest. How do you narrow down something so monumental into ten reasons? And they’re definitely not going to be…

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