How Historical Fiction Became a Source of Comfort These Last Few Weeks

Happy Wednesday everyone! I hope you're all doing well and keeping relatively sane! I kind of pulled a disappearing act again, but March was uh...yeah. I had to go through some adjustments. The past couple of weeks has been interesting. I'm forgetting what day it is, I've been crying non stop to The Weeknd's new … Continue reading How Historical Fiction Became a Source of Comfort These Last Few Weeks

January & February 2020 Wrap-Up: Begone, Cursed Months! (Feat. Pretty Lights)

Happy March, everyone! These past two months felt overly short and dragged out at the same time. And I'm torn between wanting to re-do them or wanting to stuff them into a burlap sack filled with rocks and hurl them into the nearest lake. I ended up re-reading a lot of old comfort books, partly … Continue reading January & February 2020 Wrap-Up: Begone, Cursed Months! (Feat. Pretty Lights)

Review: Bent Heavens – Horrific, Depressing, and Super Compelling

Title: Bent Heavens Author: Daniel Kraus Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Genre(s): "YA" Horror, Contemporary Subject(s): Alien abduction, torture Release Date: Feb 25th, 2020 Page Count: 304 (hardback) Rating: 8.0/10         Liv Fleming’s father went missing more than two years ago, not long after he claimed to have been abducted by aliens. … Continue reading Review: Bent Heavens – Horrific, Depressing, and Super Compelling

News & Review: The Hanged Man (Tarot Sequence 2) – I Got Blurbed On a Book Cover

So um. A thing happened several months ago. Well, okay, a bunch of things happened. And they're all interconnected and relevant to THE thing I want to talk about, so let's just go through them in chronological order. Imagine the countdown from Hamilton's "Ten Duel Commandments."   ☀️ Number one! ☀️ I got to read … Continue reading News & Review: The Hanged Man (Tarot Sequence 2) – I Got Blurbed On a Book Cover

Crawling Out of Cave Hiatus: What I’ve Been Up to, 2020 Blog Goals (Changes are Afoot…)

  Hello friends!!! I am crawling out of my hibernation cave like a big grumpy bear in need of more sleep and less stress to say, I'M BACK. *Poses* *Scattered applause* Launching and organizing a book promotion took up much of my time for the past two months (I'll have to write up my experiences … Continue reading Crawling Out of Cave Hiatus: What I’ve Been Up to, 2020 Blog Goals (Changes are Afoot…)

Top Ten Tuesday: Traits I Like in Characters (Sorted by Character Class/Type)

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by  The Artsy Reader Girl. This week's topic is "Traits I Like in Characters," but I decided to get a little more specific, because honestly, there are a LOT of traits that I like in characters. And a couple of years ago I realized that there are specific … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Traits I Like in Characters (Sorted by Character Class/Type)

Blog Tour + Giveaway: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams

I'm thrilled to present a spotlight and a giveaway (US only) for Kate Williams' upcoming The Babysitters Coven! I'll be posting a mini review for it after the tour ends. Title: The Babysitters Coven Author: Kate Williams Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: September 17th, 2019 Genre(s): YA Paranormal Subjects and Themes: Witches, Female Friendships Page … Continue reading Blog Tour + Giveaway: The Babysitters Coven by Kate Williams

What in the Worldbuilding: Sports in Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Where are they?)

I'm so, so excited to unveil What in the Worldbuilding, a new blog post series where I'm going to be discussing all things worldbuilding in stories. Because I love stories and I love worldbuilding and I love rambling about them even more. For the first couple of posts, I'll be talking about some elements of … Continue reading What in the Worldbuilding: Sports in Sci-Fi and Fantasy (Where are they?)