#marywrites Duology to Trilogy

This could just be blatantly calling out every duology that’s been turned into a trilogy, but I’m labeling it as a #marywrites because I have some writing-specific thoughts, y’all. However, yes, I am going to say outright that I’m thinking about Blood & Honey by Shelby Mahurin, and it is 100% the reason for why…

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Tag: Mid-Year Freak Out

Yes, everyone in the world is doing this tag right now, and it definitely gave me a mid-year complete panic when I was looking through others, which of course meant that I had to share that panic with you! I’ve seen a lot of people do it, but the most recent one (at the time…

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Food in Books

This discussion honestly comes at the most perfect time because tomorrow’s post is all about the recipes that I want to try this summer with fresh fruit in season, and I’m always ready to shout about food in books. This is also your future warning that all of my books have copious amounts of food…

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Tomes I Want to Read

I have been vibing fantasy tomes lately. I definitely go through phases where I just want some light fantasy and end up reading four Shadowhunters in a row, or I just can’t stand the thought of trying to figure out a magic system, so I swallow a heaping pile of contemporaries. But lately? I don’t…

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Urban Fantasy VS High Fantasy

This is not going to be a divisive post. Wow, I just had the hardest time spelling the word divisive. I hate the versus here because it sounds like I’m pitting urban fantasy against high fantasy when, really, I’m just talking about what I like about each, and why they’re such different subgenres of fantasy,…

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Bookshelf Tour: Urban Fantasy, Part II

Welcome to the bookshelf tour! Previously: Nonfiction | Buddhism & Yoga | Poetry & Adult Fiction | Adult Fiction & Graphic Novels | Horror & Classics | Tolkien | Contemporary Romance | Middle Grade | Middle Grade & Classics | Harry Potter & Shadowhunters | Urban Fantasy, Part I. ICYMI, since I’m not on Booktube, and never will be, I wanted to travel through my shelves on a…

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TTT: Favorite Opening Lines

Oh, heck yeah. Opening lines are my favorite. There’s definitely a theme going with mine, too, as you’ll see below, and uh, I’m not ashamed, I pretty much do the same thing with my opening lines. They’re so important, though. If you can hook someone with a powerful opening line, damn, you’ve got them for…

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TAG: Women’s History Month!

It’s Sunday, so I know this is a strange day to see me posting on, but it’s International Women’s Day today, and it seemed like the perfect opportunity to do Margaret’s tag @ Weird Zeal for the Women’s History Month readathon she’s hosting this month! And, if you’re super hyped about this readathon like I…

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TTT: Book Hangover

When I was talking to my friend about what my blog posts were going to be about for February, she saw this topic and shouted, “I know what the first one is!”  (She’s totally right.)  Book hangovers are both the absolute best and worst.  I’m always so happy to have found one because YES KILL…

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