At the beginning of 2019, I tried to predict which books would be my 5 star reads this year. Now that we’re nearing the end of the year, I want to go back and see if many (or any) of them turned out to be true. I love these kinds of “looking back” posts, because… Continue reading Five star predictions from the beginning of 2019 // Did they turn out to be true?
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July is always a great month and this time was no different. The weather was hot, YALC was amazing, and I read some really great books. I read eight books in July, including three audiobooks, two short stories, and a graphic novel. And, aside from The Devouring Gray, which I’ll be finishing in August, I… Continue reading July 2019 Wrap Up // YALC, Indian Lit Readathon, and new vegan food
This is (ever so slightly) belated since we’re already 13 days into July but I’m excited to share the books I want to read for the rest of the month. And a sneaky few books that I may or may not have already read. Quite a few of these aren’t your typical ‘summer reads’, but… Continue reading July 2019 TBR // Not-so-summer reads?
Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. This week’s theme is: March 26: Audio Freebie OK, it’s time for a shameful… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday // Audiobooks I want to read when I finally get an Audible account
In the last few years, I think I’ve become a more critical reader when I pick up new books. I feel like I’ve developed a sense of what works and what doesn’t work within different genres, as well as what I personally like. But as a result of being pretty critical, I don’t tend to… Continue reading Predicting my 5 star reads of 2019