T10T | Best of 2018

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature formerly hosted by The Broke and the Bookish and is currently hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl

Happy 2019 everybody!!! Now that 2018 is officially over, I can share what my favorite reads of 2018 were. These are in no particular order, but just know I love them all.  Continue reading

Review | The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Night CircusTitle: The Night Circus

Author: Erin Morgenstern

Rating: ★★★★☆ (4.5 Stars)

Publisher: Anchor

Release Date: July 3, 2012

“I have seen a great many things that I might once have considered impossible, or unbelievable. I find I no longer have clearly defined parameters for such matters.”

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The Five-Star Readathon Wrap-Up

What better way is there to kick off October than reading a bunch of books you ended up loving?!?!?!?!

This Five-Star prediciton was so much more successful than my last one!!! Firstly, I actually finished all the books on my list. And secondly, I didn’t give anything lower than a 4 star! This readathon has put me in the best mood and I just want to read all the books now!
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First Lines Fridays #60

First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines?

  • Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) and open to the first page
  • Copy the first few lines, but don’t give anything else about the book away just yet – you need to hook the reader first
  • Finally… reveal the book!

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The Five-Star Readathon TBR

What better way is there to kick off October than reading a bunch of books you think you’ll love?!?!?!?!

Almost a year ago,  I made a Five Star TBR Prediction for 6 books I was really excited for and felt like I would give 5 stars. I’ve read 5 out of the 6 books: gave 1 Five-Star, 1 Four-Star, 1 Three-Star, and 2 Two-Stars. So overall not the best odds, but I’m hoping this time will be better.  Continue reading

Most Popular Books on my TBR

Changing things up a bit, because I’m a part of the SKY IN THE DEEP Sunday Street Team and my review will be going up tomorrow (be on the lookout), I decided to do a tag-type post today instead! I saw the ever-magnificent Destiny @HowlingLibraries do this and new I had to give it a shot! It’s always fun to see how your reading stacks up against the rest of the bookish community. So here are the 10 most popular books on my TBR according to Goodreads ratings.  Continue reading

Book Recommendations: Magical Realism

This month’s book recommendation is brought to you via Top 10 Tuesday! Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly feature created by The Broke and the BookishAnd this week’s topic is Book Recommendations for _____________. I decided to features some magical realism books for those of you who don’t read the genre, or don’t know where to start with it. I’ve read some great magical realism books in the last year, so I thought I’d feature 5 books I’ve read and 5 books I want to read that showcase MAGICAL REALISM in all it’s beautiful and mystifying glory.  Continue reading