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Review | Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi’s house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder up staircases, rooms are flooded in an instant. But Piranesi is not afraid; he understands the tides...

Top Ten Books On My Winter 2020-2021 TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week, she posts an idea relating to books and encourages other book bloggers to respond with their own top ten lists. This week’s topic is “top ten books on my winter 2020-2021 TBR.” I’m a mood reader so I’m pretty bad at sticking to...

ARC Review | You Have a Match by Emma Lord

When Abby signs up for a DNA service, it’s mainly to give her friend and secret love interest, Leo, a nudge. After all, she knows who she is already: Avid photographer. Injury-prone tree climber. Best friend to Leo and Connie…although ever since the B.E.I. (Big Embarrassing Incident) with Leo, things have been awkward on that front. But she...

Top Ten Holiday Books On My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week, she posts an idea relating to books and encourages other book bloggers to respond with their own top ten lists. This week’s topic is a holiday freebie. I’ve added a lot of holiday/Christmas books to my TBR recently because of Bookstagram, and here are...

November 2020: Monthly Wrap-Up

I can’t believe it’s already December! I spent last weekend putting up Christmas decorations with my mom and my 5-year-old nephew, so I’m definitely starting to get into the holiday spirit already. November was a mixed month for me. The sun setting earlier meant that I didn’t get to spend a lot of time outside, so I spent...

Top Ten Books I Want To Read Again

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week, she posts an idea relating to books and encourages other book bloggers to respond with their own top ten lists. This week’s topic is “top ten books I want to read again.” I don’t reread books often, since my TBR is terrifyingly long,...

Review | In the Dream House by Carmen Maria Machado

For years Carmen Maria Machado has struggled to articulate her experiences in an abusive same-sex relationship. In this extraordinarily candid and radically inventive memoir, Machado tackles a dark and difficult subject with wit, inventiveness and an inquiring spirit, as she uses a series of narrative tropes—including classic horror themes—to create an entirely unique piece of work which is...

Top Ten Non-Bookish Hobbies

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week, she posts an idea relating to books and encourages other book bloggers to respond with their own top ten lists. This week’s topic is “top ten non-bookish hobbies” which is definitely one of the more difficult topics! I couldn’t quite come up with...

October 2020: Monthly Wrap-Up

Happy November, friends! This October was a little strange since so many fall traditions had to be put on pause, but it was so nice to finally have cooler weather and brightly coloured leaves. I’m sad that spooky season is over, but I am pretty excited to start getting ready for Christmas. READING PROGRESS I’m excited to announce...

Top Ten Witchy Books On My TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. Each week, she posts an idea relating to books and encourages other book bloggers to respond with their own top ten lists. This week’s topic is a Halloween freebie. I used to read a lot of thrillers, and spent most of my early teens reading...