O.W.L.s Readathon – Reading Vlog Week 1

I’m doing weekly reading vlogs for the entirety of the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon! So, that means that for the whole month of April, I’ll be putting up a vlog every week (at least, that’s the idea). If you want to see what I get up to during the week, and want to know what I’m […]

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My TBR for the O.W.L.s Magical Readathon

It’s nearly April, which means the Magical Readathon is upon us! I participated last year and absolutely loved it, so I’m excited to join again in 2020. In this video, I tell you all about my TBR for the O.W.L.s. If you want to know more about the readathon, I recommend taking a look at […]

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4 Books to Read When You’re In Need of Comfort

A month ago, who would’ve thought we’d now all be having one collective anxiety attack about the C-word? Things have changed very quickly and they’re bound to change even more in the coming weeks and months, which means there’s a lot of uncertainty going on. I know if there’s one thing I don’t like, it’s uncertainty, […]

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Mini Reviews: February 2020

We’re almost halfway through March already, but what with all of the corona consternation (and me begin hooked on The Sims 2 again) I just hadn’t gotten around to writing my monthly mini reviews yet. Speaking of the coronavirus: I hope everyone’s doing alright! Please take the necessary precautions and stay at home as much […]

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Sims-a-thon TBR: what I plan to read in March

So far this year, my reading has been a little chaotic. That’s not a bad thing necessarily, but I wanted a little more structure to my reading in March, preferably even with a readathon to keep me on track. And then, today, I found out that the third round of the Sims-a-thon is happening this […]

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Reading the Oldest Book on My TBR: Everything Is Illuminated

With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man — also named Jonathan Safran Foer — sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man haunted by memories of the war; an amorous dog named Sammy Davis, Junior, Junior; and […]

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2020 Releases I’m Excited to Read

Ever since the end of November, I’ve seen endless lists of people’s most anticipated 2020 releases and I’ve been thinking about making a list of my own ever since then. I’ve only got five anticipated releases, though, and two of those are by the same author. I’m just always completely out of the loop when […]

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Mini Reviews: January 2020

The first month of 2020 is over! I was looking forward to starting a brand new reading year in January and although I didn’t have a set TBR at the start of the month, I did end up sort of participating in a readathon halfway through. It’s called the Backlist Bookathon and it’s all about […]

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What I’ve Been Up To [8]: I Wrote a Novel!

Back in November 2017, I wrote one of these What I’ve Been Up To posts telling you all about the novel I was going to write. My plan was to outline it during NaNoWriMo that month and then to start writing it afterward. Here’s what I said: I’m feeling pretty good about it! The plan […]

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10 Books I Want to Read in 2020

Happy New Year, everybody! I often get a little stressed around New Year’s because of all of the “new year, new me” things you see everywhere. This time, though, I decided to just not make a big deal of it at all. There’s one thing I am very excited about and that is starting a […]

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