My Bookish Pet Peeves

As much as I love to read, I will admit there are a few things that grind my gears. This is a bit of a rant due to some personal experiences that came up in conversation at work recently. I thought I would vent them out to blow off some steam. I hate books with... Continue Reading →

Strahdaversary

Today's ramble is just a bit on the short side, as I wanted to share a little milestone with you guys. Last Sunday, my D&D group celebrated our "Strahdaversary". We have been playing our Curse of Strahd campaign for a year now. Time flies when you are fighting for survival in brutal Barovia. So far, our kill... Continue Reading →

Page Turner: The Leviathan

The Leviathan by Rosie Andrews is a historic gothic novel set in 17th Century England. Thomas Treadwater is returning home to rest after fighting in the English Civil war. Looking forward to reuniting with his family and finding some peace at long last. Instead, he finds his sister, Esther, almost inconsolable with grief and fear. His... Continue Reading →

Friday the 13th Read-A-Like

I am so excited about tomorrow! It's Friday the 13th! I know that tomorrow is considered an unlucky day, but I tend to have a lot of good luck. That, and as a diehard fan of the Friday the 13th horror franchise, it's a great excuse to binge-watch the films.  For this Read-A-Like, I focused on horror... Continue Reading →

Doctor New

Big news, Whovians. Ncuti Gatwa, star of Netflix's Sex Education, has been revealed to be the new 14th Doctor. Alright, I am buzzing. My reaction to the casting Not only is Russell T Davies (aka one of if, not the best, Doctor Who writers ever) back, but with the charming Gatwa as our favourite Timelord, we are in... Continue Reading →

Personal Update

It has been a while since I've done a proper update, mostly because I can't see this being particularly interesting to anyone, plus there wasn't anything to talk about. However, I have some good news to share. As of the last couple of months, things have started to change for the better. The major change... Continue Reading →

Reading Recap: April

How is it the end of April already? I swear, it feels like the year just started. Like the month prior, my concentration has been lacking. So I have mostly been reading shorter stories, poetry and lighter nonfiction. By the end of the month, I started getting back into the reading swing. So hopefully I'll... Continue Reading →

Reading Goals: Helpful or Harmful?

Reading goals. You can't go anywhere online without seeing them.  If you are a member of the online bookish community, you know what I am referring to. Folk who boast via GoodReads how many books they have under their belt this year alone. The aesthetic as hell Instagram accounts document the fifth book they read... Continue Reading →

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