Reading Wrap-Up March, 2021

I can't believe we're already four months into 2021...and it feels just as crazy as 2020. Anyways, in March I had a very good reading month, reading a total of 17 books of various genres. Looking at the book I read this month, they were honestly all over the place. I have older books, new … Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up March, 2021

Reading Recent Releases – bugs, blizzards, and robots

Every few months, I go through a phase of wanting to read recent releases, despite having thousands of books on my TBR I should be reading. In the last couple weeks, I've read 5 recent releases and I thought it would be fun to share my thoughts on them. In a sense, this will be … Continue reading Reading Recent Releases – bugs, blizzards, and robots

Book Review: Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky

This book is an interesting one, and one that's been on my TBR for a long time. Not only is the book itself unique, but the story behind it's publication is even more interesting, if also a bit sad. Irène Némirovsky was a Jewish Ukrainian author who lived most of her life in France, converting … Continue reading Book Review: Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky

My Favorite Chinese Books! Also, Happy Chinese New Year!

春节快乐 (chunjie kuai le)! Happy Chinese New Year! Yesterday was the Chinese New Year. 2021 is the Year of the Ox, and so today I thought it would be fun to share some of my favorite Chinese books, both classic and modern. I've probably done a post similar to this a few years ago, but … Continue reading My Favorite Chinese Books! Also, Happy Chinese New Year!

The Philosopher Book Tag

It seems like forever that this book tag was on my list of tags to do. For two years, in fact! I saw it originally on Zezee with Books blog, and it was originally created on Booktube by Betweenlinesandlife. I have been highly interested in philosophy for years (there was even a point that I … Continue reading The Philosopher Book Tag

January 2021 Reading Wrap-up

I can't believe January is already over! This month I read 11 books, which isn't bad considering how busy I am in school currently. However, I was a little disappointed that the majority of books I read (8 of the 11) were three star reads. I suppose that's better than reading really bad books, but … Continue reading January 2021 Reading Wrap-up

Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2021

I've mentioned before on my blog that I usually don't look forward to many new book releases, because I'm the type of reader who prefers reading books which stand the test of time. An overhyped book from 2021 may or may not be good, but a 2014 book which everyone still loves is probably at … Continue reading Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2021

2,000 Pages in 10 Hours Readathon

I'm currently free from school for the next few weeks, so last week I decided to attempt a 24-hour readathon, trying to read 6 books, equaling about 2,000 pages. I've seen a lot of videos on YouTube of this challenge and really wanted to try one myself. You can probably tell by my title that … Continue reading 2,000 Pages in 10 Hours Readathon

November 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I'm beginning to think I might stress-read. Despite being completely overwhelmed with school, I still managed to read 19 books this month. I mean...wow. That's not a massive amount for me in the summer, but in the school year when I'm working 8 hours a day on school? That seems like a lot. Anyway, I'm … Continue reading November 2020 Reading Wrap-up