TTT: Favorite LGBTQIA+ Books

HAPPY PRIDE! I’m going to keep shouting it every day all day, and today, specifically, we’re going to talk about my favorite LGBTQIA+ books. There are a lot that I haven’t read, and a lot that are written by straight white people, and I am working on reading more #ownvoices rather than just the ones…

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May Wrap-Up

This was another difficult month mentally, so my reading & writing suffered for the first half, and then I definitely felt an uptick in mood about halfway through the month, so that’s probably reflected below, but still. This whole being a person thing is just really hard sometimes. Mini Book Reviews Legend🌈 LGBTQPIA+ characters🔥 BIPOC…

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TTT: Books that Give Off Summer Vibes

Before we jump into this post, I wanted to take a moment to acknowledge the absolutely awful things that are happening to BIPOC around the world right now. As an American, I am ashamed of the country where I live. I am disgusted by our president. As Will Smith said, “Racism is not getting worse.…

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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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TTT: Reasons Why I Love Fantasy

This week’s That Artsy Reader Girl topic is reasons why I love blank, and well, I’ve been talking a lot about different mythical creatures lately, so it makes sense that my blank is going to be fantasy. It’s my favorite genre, and while I mostly stick to writing urban fantasy, high fantasy is where it’s…

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Review: Ravenspire series

I know that I usually do reviews on Wednesdays, but I’ve been wanting to talk about the Ravenspire series for ages because it’s just so damn good, so here we are! Currently, there are four books out for CJ Redwine’s wonderful retellings with no apparent plans for a fifth, but I’m keeping my fingers crossed.…

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TTT: Books Featuring Disabled Narrators

Happy Tuesday! I’ve always liked Tuesdays because it’s my yoga teaching day, but this one is even more fun because we’re talking about some of my favorite books in the world–those featuring disabled narrators. While there are many, many excellent books out there, I’ve somehow managed to narrow down my top ten, so let’s get…

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TTT: Books Featuring Food

We’ve all got them: reading pet peeves. Whether you hate love triangles with your whole being or you want to groan in despair every time someone smirks, we’ve all got at least one reading pet peeve that makes us want to throw our books at a wall. Mostly figuratively, but sometimes literally. My friend has…

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