“Having fun isn’t hard when you got a library card.” – Arthur One of the earliest memories that I have is going to the library with dad. It was a weekly ritual for the two of us. We would go to the library and I would pick up some new books and return the old book from the previous week, and then we would head … Continue reading An Ode to the Library
The first quarter of 2018 has come and gone, and it’s time for a little check-in on my reading goals, my accomplishments, and my failures so far. I set myself two reading goals at the beginning 2018, to a) read at least 50 books by the end of the year and b) to read even more diversely and inclusively than I did in 2017. These … Continue reading 2018 Reading Goals Check-In
To say my romance TBR list has gotten a little out of hand would be an understatement. (And that list only includes the actual books I own and/or have on hold. It also doesn’t include the list of books written down in my actual TBR wishlist notebook.) The majority of my romance reading is done digitally, which in my case is a double-edged sword. Reading digitally is … Continue reading What’s on my romance TBR list?
Sometimes you just need to take time for yourself to decompress, to relax, and to just give yourself that chance to breathe again. Really breathe. Whether it’s 30 minutes, an hour, or a morning, afternoon, or evening, you need to take that time for yourself just to deflate and shore yourself up once more. Taking care of you, taking that time for yourself, is needed … Continue reading Self-care & Reading
January is over. January is always a weird month, I find. So much happens in January, or has to happen. It’s the beginning of a new year. It’s the start of many different endeavours and resolutions. School starts again for many. There’s a lot of pressure placed on January and what must be accomplished in the month. I felt a lot of that pressure this … Continue reading January 2018 | Book Musings
Courtney Milan is a member of House Slytherin, and that makes me extremely giddy as a fellow Slytherin. That, however, isn’t the only reason as to why she creates this wealth of joy for me. She’s also one of my favourite authors, ever. I discovered her work when I was getting back into reading romance at the beginning of my undergraduate degree. I had heard … Continue reading Spotlight on Courtney Milan
My ode to romance novels: To the books that I have been reading since I was twelve, To the books that offered me comfort, warmth, worlds upon worlds to explore and escape to, To the books that have shown me complex, loving, and meaningful relationships between two individuals, To the books that have shown me women who have agency, who are complex, who are strong, … Continue reading Romance, I Do Love You