I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

Spoiler warning. I talk about the entire plot of Killer Content by Kiley Roache. I also talk about suicide and harassment. When it comes to internet trends, I've never really been that in touch. I didn't get TikTok until around October 2021, purposely avoiding that timesink as long as I could until I started working… Continue reading I Don’t Care About What You Thought About Social Media in 2016

#Goodreadance2021 Plans

Created by Shealea from Shut Up, Shealea, the Goodreadance challenge is, well, spring cleaning in September as she puts it (though this does run until the end of November). It is centered a lot around goodreads but since I don't use goodreads (check out my storygraph profile) so I'm just going to just be using… Continue reading #Goodreadance2021 Plans

muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

Mister Impossible is the sixth book set in the universe built in the the Raven Cycle. It as a universe that is well-loved, and it follows one of the most beloved characters from the original series—Ronan Lynch. And it was a massive disappointment, at least for me. This review will contain spoilers for the entirety… Continue reading muddying the water, or Mister Impossible by Maggie Stiefvater

review // the hollow places by t. kingfisher

I received a e-arc of this book from the publisher via netgalley in exchange for an honest review. Any links to purchase the book included in this review will be affiliate that will earn me a commission if you use them to purchase the book. This review contains spoilers, probably, because I have no idea… Continue reading review // the hollow places by t. kingfisher

catharsis, or why i read A.S. King

I was in eighth grade when I first heard the word catharsis. 8th grade was my first year at a new school, the third one I'd been to, and my first at public school—a place assured to be a den of sin and lies by my father and torturous bullying by mother. I wouldn't have… Continue reading catharsis, or why i read A.S. King

review // the Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

I received an e-arc from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in no way affected my opinion of the book. triggers: abuse, manipulation, gaslighting, fire, murder, imprisonment, alcoholism The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins is a 2021 release and a retelling of Jane Eyre, following a young woman who enters into a… Continue reading review // the Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins

Rereading, or Why I Come Back to Certain Books

https://youtu.be/JJpvEPEZi50 why do I reread books by mynameismarines (10/9/20) Mynameismarines talks about rereading books a lot on her channel. Her most recent video on the subject came out early October, and it is what inspired me to start interrogating my (re)reading habits more in depth. I highly suggest checking it out if stuff like this… Continue reading Rereading, or Why I Come Back to Certain Books

Reading Thrillers, a Reflection

When I first got back into reading I made a few rules for myself. It was the summer of 2018, and the book that got me back into reading (there had been a couple of books I read for fun over that time period. Two, I think: We Are Okay by Nina Lacour and Aristotle… Continue reading Reading Thrillers, a Reflection