I know I've been a bit absent from the blog lately. I've barely read any books in the past two months, and two of my last four blog posts have just been about the movie Bohemian Rhapsody. I'm finally getting back into reading, but I've been reading a lot of nonfiction, so I don't know … Continue reading 2019 running goals + a running community for bookworms!
If you follow me on Twitter you know I'm all about Bohemian Rhapsody. You probably also know that I have a bit of a love-hate relationship with the movie. I've seen it five times now, and alternate between loving and hating it each viewing. But it's still my favorite movie of 2018. It's fun, it … Continue reading Defending Bohemian Rhapsody is the hill I’ll die on
Hello! Long time, no see. It's been a while since I've posted anything here. I got swept up in NaNoWriMo in November and didn't really get much reading done at all that month, and I'm still in a bit of a reading slump. But I finally feel like I'm getting back on track, so before … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Books of 2018
Some weeks I struggle to even come up with five books to match the week's Top 5 Tuesday category. I skipped out on the past two weeks, like 80% because of NaNoWriMo, but also because I just couldn't think of any good answers. But this week I could easily name 10 or 15 books that … Continue reading Top 5 books that drained my emotions
UPDATE: I saw this movie a fourth time and I have more thoughts. I loved it the fourth time around. I think I was incorrect in my claim that Freddie is not portrayed well. I think the real problem is that the other band members are portrayed as being too good (in the scene I … Continue reading Bohemian Rhapsody Movie Review (with spoilers!)
When I originally thought of the premise for the novel I'm currently working on for NaNoWriMo, the age of one my main characters wasn't even really a choice. I knew it had to be someone just entering the workforce and dealing with the changes and sometimes letdowns that go with that period. And even though … Continue reading Why we need more New Adult books
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: YA Publication Date: November 1st 2016 Format: Kindle Length: 348 pages Description from Goodreads: Natasha: I’m a girl who believes in science and facts. Not fate. Not destiny. Or dreams that will never come true. I’m definitely not the kind of girl who meets a cute boy on a … Continue reading The Sun Is Also a Star
Today's the day, folks! It's the start of NaNoWriMo. For those that aren't familiar, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, and it's an event that challenges writers to write a 50,000 within the month of November. This is my first time doing it in about 10 years. I tried it back in high school, … Continue reading NaNoWriMo 2018 is here!
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Genre: YA Publication Date: September 1st 2015 Format: Kindle Length: 311 pages Description from Goodreads: My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are … Continue reading Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon
Spooky season is in full swing, so today I'm going to list five characters that I definitely wouldn't bring into a haunted house. Lara Jean Covey from To All the Boys I've Loved Before. Lara Jean, I love you, but I don't think you could handle a haunted house. You would get so spooked and … Continue reading 5 characters I wouldn’t bring into a haunted house