So many mini-reviews

Out of the following 12 books, 6 are historical fiction, 5 are non-fiction ( 1 collection of essays, 2 memoirs, 1 true-crime/narrative non-fiction, 1 psychology), and 1 contemporary romance. Where is the fantasy and contemporary YA and middle-grade? Weird. The Gown: A Novel of the Royal Wedding by Jennifer Robson Keywords: historical fiction, 1947 London,… Continue reading So many mini-reviews

Super long non-fiction books

For the past three years, I've read one super long non-fiction book every year. I wouldn't call it a tradition yet because I feel like it takes a solid ten years for something to become a tradition, but it's at least in its toddler stage. (A toddler tradition!) In 2016, I read Team of Rivals;… Continue reading Super long non-fiction books

A short and tentative to be read list (ft. new fall releases!)

This list only has three books on it right now because as I'm writing this, ModernMrs.Darcy (aka the book-world authority I look towards for this type of information) still hasn't posted a guide to 2019 fall releases yet. As soon as that drops, I am sure this list will expand. And it's a tentative list… Continue reading A short and tentative to be read list (ft. new fall releases!)

Good books I’ve read recently

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo First line: Babygirl doesn't even cry when I suck my teeth and undo her braid for the fourth time.Last line: With love & a sprinkling of cinnamon, always, EKeywords: YA, cooking, a little bit of magic, high school, a new boy, family, best friends I've read other… Continue reading Good books I’ve read recently

My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

I write down a lot of stuff. I am a writer-downer. Whenever I feel stressed/upset/excited/normal, one of my first instincts is to find paper and something to write with. It feels nicer when my thoughts are out where I can see and touch them than when they’re stuck in my head and creating traffic jams.… Continue reading My 2019 summer bucket list & collab with Olivia @ Purely Olivia! (warning: lengthy post ahead)

More new and upcoming books I have my eye on

Last week I posted a list of ten new and upcoming books, and today I have ten more. There's just so many good books! With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo Release date: May 7, 2019Genre: Young adult contemporaryThoughts: High school, working, college applications, a baby, cooking, a little bit of magic, best friend,… Continue reading More new and upcoming books I have my eye on