I have read four of the ten SPFBO finalists and I wanted to take a moment to talk about them! If you have no idea what SPFBO is, check out this post. In short, it is an annual literary contest intended to bring greater visibility to self-published English-language fantasy authors. https://youtu.be/Dx1GXp_JGmw I am reading all of the finalists along with 9 [...]
Currently Reading I am about to finish The Raven and the Reindeer and it has brought me so much joy! No one writes fairytales quite like T. Kingfisher does. I think she has this special way of finding the balance between darkness and light in a story like this. I normally don't love quest stories, [...]
2023 is already shaping up to be a year of amazing book releases! https://youtu.be/LV92tpN0AKY January 3rd From the New York Times bestselling author of the Brown Sisters trilogy, comes a laugh-out-loud story about a quirky content creator and a clean-cut athlete testing their abilities to survive the great outdoors--and each other. Bradley Graeme is pretty much perfect. He's [...]
I have read some truly incredible books this year! I tried my best to narrow down this list to ten but it proved impossible. So here are my top 12 books of 2022! https://youtu.be/lMzbWmGAczo Tuscany, 1944: As Allied troops advance and bombs fall around deserted villages, a young English soldier, Ulysses Temper, finds himself in [...]
I have really embraced DNFing this year, so I am happy to report that I don't have a ton of disappointing reads to share. Every book on this list is one that I thought had great potential and was excited to read but they didn't work for me in the end. https://youtu.be/4sU40KaqHrQ The Maid received [...]
I always put together a yearly TBR and then quickly forget about it! This year I decided to put together a TBR cart for the year and I will keep it in front of my bookshelves so that it can taunt me and I can't ignore it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ku41N0_9VJw How do you organize your TBR?
I cannot believe that Christmas is this Sunday! I look forward to seeing everyone's wishlists every single year! I read Small Miracles by Olivia Atwater and adored it and now I want to read everything she has ever written! Half a Soul seems to be her most beloved book and even readers who don't typically [...]