Good 12:35 a.m. to you. Hopefully your night is more restful than mine thus far…but alas, there is a reason that my blog is named what it is, and that is due to the fact that strokes of blogging genius generally hit me around this hour. Don’t ask me why–I do adore sleep. It just … More Re-Reading Books–Yay or Nay?
Agh. I don’t know if there’s a way to summarize the overwhelming emotion that comes over me when I finish a fantastic book. I’m happy yet heartbroken, I’m satisfied yet upset, and I’m pleased yet frustrated. Plus, I’m hungry (but that’s not something the book can take responsibility for–I guess my leftover Chipotle wasn’t enough … More I Finished Reading a Book and I’m Heartbroken–But Smiling?
If it hasn’t already been established, fantasy books are not normally my first choice (Harry Potter was always the exception). However, lately my tastes have changed. I’ve started to crave the heroic, adventurous, and empowering nature of fantasy. Red Queen helped to satisfy this craving (while still providing me with the much needed hint of … More Review: Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
Over a week later and thoughts about this book are STILL. LINGERING. What is this?! This book consumed me–mind and emotions–so quickly and so deeply. From midnight until 5 a.m. It Ends With Us swallowed me into its surprising, heart-wrenching pages. Even after, sleep did not come while this book was on my mind. Let’s … More Review: It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover
I don’t know when Why We Came to the City defied my expectations but I am certain that it did. A few months back, I came across a photo of this book on Instagram with a raving recommendation to read it, praising its wit, prose, and the overarching power of its storyline and I … More Review: Why We Came to the City by Kristopher Jansma
I may or may not cry every time I see the Me Before You movie trailer. And I may have watched it four times in a row today. And it may be because they use “Photograph” by Ed Sheeran and that song makes my heart fill with too many emotions to count. Okay, one of … More Recap: After You by JoJo Moyes, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
I’m not a huge fan of surprises. I’m a very Type A human. I find joy in things like buying a new planner in August every year and organizing my 96 pack of crayons in rainbow order. Basically, I like to know what’s up and be in control of situations I am placed in. So, … More Recap: The Paris Wife by Paula McLain