Trick and Treat with some Halloween Indie Books

This week I was really in the mood to read something for Halloween. However, I'm trying to read less library books and more books I own. So I decided to dive into some of the Indie ebooks I have on my phone. Usually, I got through Amazon every few months to look for new, indie … Continue reading Trick and Treat with some Halloween Indie Books

Book Haul #7

It has been almost three months since my last book haul (in July) and since then I have accumulated more books (is anyone surprised, because I'm not). It is partially because I have no self-control when it comes to buying cheap books, but also partially because I have discovered a vintage bookshop near my house … Continue reading Book Haul #7

Amazing Lesser Known Dark Academia Books

A few months ago I did a book tag on Dark Academia (you can check it out here). In that post, I defined it as an aesethic which focuses on classic literature and philosophy, especially that of the early 20th century. Since than I have been browsing many lists to find new "dark academia" books … Continue reading Amazing Lesser Known Dark Academia Books

Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

I discovered Fredrik Backman the way most people did, through A Man Called Ove. I read it mostly because of the hype, but absolutely fell in love with it. If I had one criticism of that book, however, it would be Backman's unconventional choice of organization, as he spends much time jumping from modern to … Continue reading Book Review: Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Reading Rush 2020 Announcement

I'm so excited to be participating in another Reading Rush! I have been doing this read-a-thon for a few years now, and it's one of my favorites. It also helps that it's during summer, a time when I'm usually less busy. If you have no idea what the Reading Rush is, it's a week long … Continue reading Reading Rush 2020 Announcement

My Favorite Book of the Year: 1909-1900

We are finally to the turn of the century. It seems like we've been traveling back so fast, and yet I started this series nearly a year ago. Anyway, the first decade of the 1900's marked a shift from old traditional towards a new way of life. Queen Victoria died in 1901, the Wright Brothers … Continue reading My Favorite Book of the Year: 1909-1900

June 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I can't believe it's already the beginning of July. This year indeed has been insane. This month I read 13 books, and they mostly fell in the middle range of rating around three or four stars. There weren't many amazing books I read, but also not many bad books I read. It's getting to be … Continue reading June 2020 Reading Wrap-up

May 2020 Reading Wrap-up

I feel like 2020 is just divulving into chaos...why can't we all not be idiots and replace violence with love? Anyways, I will avoid everything crazy going on and focus on my reading this month. I had a pretty good month, reading 12 books (including two rereads). I'm also starting a big reread for the … Continue reading May 2020 Reading Wrap-up

Stay at Home Book Tag

Well, we're still here. I'm still stuck in my house and, for the most part, America is still in quarantine. So I figured I might as well do another book tag themed around staying at home. This one was originally created by Princess of Paperback on Youtube, and looked like a perfect tag to do … Continue reading Stay at Home Book Tag

Book Review: The Deep by Alma Katsu

I am drawn to any retelling of the sinking of the Titanic. When I saw this book coming out, which takes a more supernatural twist on the real-life tragedy, I felt I had to read it. And, while my feelings were mixed, I did find it to be a creepy and interesting novel. Release: March … Continue reading Book Review: The Deep by Alma Katsu