Dewey’s #reversereadathon – stats and whatnot

books finished: 5 books perused: 1 total pages read: 1037 hours slept: ~3 Hi bookish friends, I generally have to take a break from social media and blogging after a Dewey's readathon, which is why my readathon summary post always gets delayed. Somehow, reading doesn't tire me out, but the rest does, lol. Anyway, I… Continue reading Dewey’s #reversereadathon – stats and whatnot

#reversereadathon – hour 13

We are a bit past the halfway point and I am happy with my reading progress. I finished So Long a Letter and The Color Purple. And I really loved both. I completely understand why they are considered seminal works in their respective fields. My snack game has been pretty weak so far, which surprises… Continue reading #reversereadathon – hour 13

#reversereadathon – hour 1

Aaaaaaand, we are off ... . Woohoo, Dewey's reverse readathon begins and I am starting with ***drumroll, please*** So Long a Letter, which is one of my most anticipated #WITMonth reads. What book are you starting with? Some of you have been asking to see pictures of my pillow fort and who am I to… Continue reading #reversereadathon – hour 1

Top Ten Tuesday – horror books with colors in their title

It’s TTT time! As usual, if you’re curious about this, Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl hosts these weekly challenges (so, see her blog for more info).  Today's TTT prompt is about books with colors in their title. I decided to narrow this down to the horror and horror-adjacent genres because, you know, .... reasons (for anyone knew… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – horror books with colors in their title

And thus concludes my July

Hi bookish friends, I had a fun bookish July. I read some really fantastic novels and purchased way too many new ones! I've also hit the 200 followers mark on my blog, had a Top Ten Tuesday post that garnered so much discussion and feedback that I am stoked to participate in TTTs again more… Continue reading And thus concludes my July

Dewey’s #reversereadathon – 24 hours of summer fun

The skinny! WHEN: August 7 - 8 (start time 8 PM EST) WHERE: anywhere HOW: pick out a book and read or listen to it, do this over and over again until 24 hours have passed What specifically is the reverse readathon? Dewey's 24 hr readathon usually takes place in April and October. Last year,… Continue reading Dewey’s #reversereadathon – 24 hours of summer fun

August is Women In Translation month

Women in Translation! Does this not sound like a wonderful reading challenge?! Meytal (see her Twitter and #WITMonth) at Bibliobio put together this fabulous idea in order to highlight womxn authors who write in languages other than English. Bonus points if the translator is also a womxn. This goes great with my personal goals for… Continue reading August is Women In Translation month

heya new and old friends

Hi bookish peeps, Just yesterday, I came across a post by the lovely Virginia (or you know the many other nicknames she goes by) over at The Sassy Library Fox where she details a little fun activity/gift for her followers to celebrate her breaking the 250 subscriber barrier. I thought to myself ooh, I should… Continue reading heya new and old friends

Top Ten Tuesday – my favorite seasonal book-movie-sustenance-pairings

It’s TTT time! As usual, if you’re curious about this, Jana over at That Artsy Reader Girl hosts these weekly challenges (so, see her blog for more info). Today is a freebie (meaning we can pick our own topic) and I though it would be fun to talk about seasonal reads and their food/drink pairings as well as their… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – my favorite seasonal book-movie-sustenance-pairings

At the halfway point, were 40,000 pages a good idea?

Piggy-backing on my last TTT where I talked about my top ten reads of the first half of this year, I took a look at my specific 2020 goals and where I stand with them. My main goal this year was to be more mindful about my reading. A few factors define that for me.… Continue reading At the halfway point, were 40,000 pages a good idea?