Stop the Homophobia in Fantasy

(This doesn’t get salty. It started there. Also, every book cover you see has positive queer rep!) Literally why, though? Why is there ever homophobia in fantasy? If you’ve created an entirely separate world from Earth that includes magic and your own cultures and faiths, why would you include any of the bullshit that takes […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

October Wrap-Up

IT’S SPOOKY SEASON! I am never not going to post this gif during Halloween. I remember when this first happened, and I will love it until the end of my days. I read and watched a lot of spooky things this month, and though I am definitely done reading those kinds of books, I had […]

Read More

Review: House of Furies

When I was trying to come up with Halloween posts for this year, reviewing the House of Furies trilogy by Madeleine Roux was the first thing that I thought of. I read the finale of the trilogy last year for Halloween, and it’s just truly one of my favorite series, horror or otherwise. I really […]

Read More

Book Tag: End of Summer

TCHAU, VERÃO! Gosh, I’m so glad to send summer right out the door and welcome in the best season ever: SPOOKY AUTUMN! It’s going to be so much fun, and I have so many exciting plans that I’m just bursting with joy over here. I wasn’t able to sleuth my way into figuring out who […]

Read More

Halloween TBR

Bold of me to assume I actually managed to find books in between my panic in August and now. But I kind of did? This is way less ambitious than my 17 books for last year’s Halloween, which might mean that I’ll actually read them all, but we’ll see. Almost all of these are new […]

Read More

July Wrap-Up

This was a weird month for me, not gonna lie. I’ll talk about it more at the end, but I’m consistently feeling like I did nothing while actually having done a lot, so. I think a lot of that stems from the fact that I feel like I didn’t read a lot, but three of […]

Read More

TTT: Authors I’ve Read the Most Books By

This week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic for TTT is one of my favorites. I wrote a post a million years ago about my auto-buy authors, and while I could go scroll pack in my posts to try to find it, I’m not because that would take forever, so let’s consider this a kind of […]

Read More

Duology vs Trilogy vs Standalone

Ah yes, the age old argument. What is the perfect number of books for a series? Or perhaps we don’t need a series at all, and we should just have all standalones forever (okay, no thanks, though). The truth is, there is no right or wrong to this, it’s all down to preference and circumstance, […]

Read More

TAG: Spring Cleaning!

The trees are starting to bloom, my backyard is full of lilacs, my lawn is finally flourishing, and there’s a vase of sunflowers next to me as I write this. It’s the perfect time for this tag, which I saw Tracy @ Truffle’s Literary Wonders do, and which was created by Amanda @ Between the […]

Read More