Purging My Owned TBR Shelves

BACKGROUND Ever since I was a child, I’ve had problems with the idea of purging the books I’ve read. I’m not a hoarder. I’m a mood reader, and when I was younger, I had so few books that I was a massive re-reader as well. Once, when I was about 10 or so, my parents […]

How Do You Deal With Damaged Books?

Today, we’re delving into a topic that fills me with dread and anxiety: the idea of damage being inflicted upon my cherished books. As someone who views each book as a precious treasure, the mere thought of pages bending, covers creasing, or spines cracking sends a shudder through my bookish soul. Is this a seemingly […]

From Blood And Ash by Jennifer L Armentrout

Let me preface this by saying that if you can get over the staggeringly slow start, past the shockingly bad worldbuilding, and through the molasses of a character whose life is so bland and boring she makes Auren from the Plated Prisoner series almost look like she’s actually doing something with her life (besides wandering […]

Kingdom of the Wicked by Kerri Maniscalco

So I kind of missed the hype on this book (as I so often do). It was published in 2020 and it has, as of March 2024, over a quarter of a million ratings on Goodreads, which means more than that many have read the book. I actually wasn’t even that interested in reading this […]