Bookish Breakdown

Bookish Breakdown No 19: July 2020

Hello, lovelies! Well, July was...something. It continues to be dumpster fire after dumpster fire, which can be really overwhelming, at times. I'm trying to keep my head up, but, not going to lie: it's been a bit of a struggle, especially given everything going on in the world currently (and especially America). I'm trying to… Continue reading Bookish Breakdown No 19: July 2020

Writing, Writing Posts

Novels and Narratives: No 1

Hello, lovelies! This post is a little bit different for me and it might tank (hopefully not! But...*shrugs*). Yet, I've seen other writers post about their writing progress and how they are doing, what they are working on, that kind of thing, and I want to do that, too! So, welcome to another new series… Continue reading Novels and Narratives: No 1

Allyship, Black Lives Matter

Allyship Check-In: No 5

Hello, lovelies. I hope you're all doing well and trying to do whatever you can to take care of yourself and your family. I hope part of that care is realizing that the Black Lives Matter movement is something that not only has been--and will continue to be--something that is here to stay, regardless of… Continue reading Allyship Check-In: No 5

Random Musings

Be Kind To Yourself

Hello lovelies! I hope you all had a good, restful weekend and that you're doing what you need to, in order to take care of yourself. The world is still a raging dumpster fire and it's very easy to let your mind get caught up in everything. And while it is important to stay informed… Continue reading Be Kind To Yourself

Books, Reviews

The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Title: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Author: Becky Chambers Published: July 2016, Harper Voyager Blurb: Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star.… Continue reading The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Reading Challenging

Black Lives Matter Reading Bingo

Hello, lovelies! Everyone knows how much I love Kathy @ Pages Below the Vaulted Sky, so it's no surprise that when she announced a new Reading Bingo Challenge that focuses on Black Lives Matter and making it a habit to read books by black authors on the regular, that I had to jump in on this.… Continue reading Black Lives Matter Reading Bingo

Random Musings

New Routine, Let’s Go!

Hello, lovelies! So, as you may have saw in last week's personal post, I was a little bit depressed and last week didn't really go well. I wasn't in the mood to do anything and it was just hard to constantly make the new goal each morning of trying to do certain things, like get… Continue reading New Routine, Let’s Go!

Random Musings

Seeking Advice to Help Me Win Against Myself?

Hello, lovelies. This has been a weird week in what has been a bizarre, depressing, overwhelming, terrifying--and yet, in some ways, desperately needed--year. I'm still working from home and my day job is in the throngs of it's busiest season, so most days, I'm left drained and overworked. I'm also still working on client editing… Continue reading Seeking Advice to Help Me Win Against Myself?

Random Musings

2020 Book Blogger Awards Nominations!

Hello, lovelies! I have a really special post to write today. As you may know, right now is the nomination period of the 2020 Book Blogger Awards, hosted by May @ Forever and Everly and Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books. It's the 4th Annual awards and I had such a blast writing my nominations… Continue reading 2020 Book Blogger Awards Nominations!

Allyship, Black Lives Matter

Allyship Check-In: No 4

Hello, lovelies. (Sorry for the same intro, but it sums it up well, so honestly, I figured I'd just keep it!) This is part of a new "blog series," though I don't like to call it that, because this is so much more than just a blog series. This is something I want to make… Continue reading Allyship Check-In: No 4