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September 2021: Monthly Wrap-Up

I don’t know about you, but September seems to have flown by: I feel like I blinked and, all of a sudden, Halloween is only 4 weeks away. Though that could also be because my September wasn’t the most eventful, with all my concerts being cancelled and rainy days that had me napping throughout the afternoon. As always,...

Dark Academia Books I Want to Read This Fall

Dark academia seems to be everywhere this year, from fashion to books. Dark academia is defined as being “centered around higher education, writing/poetry, the arts, and classic Greek and Gothic architecture,” and its aesthetic is made for autumn: tweed blazers and Oxford shoes, old libraries with cloth-bound books, and Gothic mansions. I own far too many black turtlenecks and Doc Martens shoes, love reading...

August 2021: Monthly Wrap-Up

Happy September! In my heart, fall starts today, but in reality, fall is still a few weeks away. That isn’t going to stop me from wearing long pants instead of shorts, though! I wasn’t as present here as I would have liked to be this month, but I had a really busy August! I was finally able to...

My Favourite Places to Read

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 favourite places to read.” I love the aesthetic of cozy reading nooks and desperately need to build...

Review | Perfect on Paper by Sophie Gonzalez

Her advice, spot on. Her love life, way off. Darcy Phillips:• Can give you the solution to any of your relationship woes―for a fee.• Uses her power for good. Most of the time.• Really cannot stand Alexander Brougham.• Has maybe not the best judgement when it comes to her best friend, Brooke…who is in love with someone else.•...

Mid-Year Check-In

Since it’s just over halfway through 2021 already (how?!), I thought I’d check-in and see how I’m doing in terms of reading challenges and bookish resolutions for the year. It’s a good way to keep myself accountable and make any necessary adjustments to hit these priorities! Reading Read 50 books. I’m already at 44, so I’m getting there!...

Top Ten Book Titles That Are A Question

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 book titles that are a question.” I could only think of two off the top of my...

Top Ten Reasons Why I Love Reading

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 reasons why I love reading.” Thanks to my mom, I’ve been an avid reader since childhood, so...

My Ten Most Recent Reads

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 “my ten most recent reads.” I’ve only read 24 books total so far this year, but I’ve loved almost...