books, discussion, Thoughts for Thursday, Uncategorized

Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

Unhauling books is a question that comes up for book bloggers and hoarders all the time. We buy a lot of books, and eventually, space becomes a rare commodity. The question i, how do you actually unhaul books? As a self-confessed hoarder (of books, and admittedly, everything else), this is what works for me. Take… Continue reading Thoughts for Thursday: How To Un-haul Books

Bookish Baking, books, discussion

Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

I'd never had sour cherry scones before Watford. Just raisin ones–and more often plain, and always something that came from the shop, then got left in an oven too long.           At Watford, there are fresh-baked cherry scones for breakfast every day if you want them. And again in the afternoon… Continue reading Bookish Baking #13: Sour Cherry Scones (Carry On)

books, discussion, personal, tag

Favorite Books of the Decade: 2010-2019

So, this past decade, I was 10 (2010) to 20 (turned in 2019) years old, so a lot of reading, and a lot of formative reading was done. Here are the ten books that most stick out as my favorite of the decade, narrowed to those published within the peace as well.  

books, discussion, personal, review

Want More Book Reviews?

A lot of times, when I finish a book, I don't have enough time or inclination to write a full blog post review. So, I have recently started doing Bookstagram again and I've been posting mini-reviews of every book I've ever read, including going back and writing a review of every book I've read and… Continue reading Want More Book Reviews?

books, discussion, masterpost

Discussion: How To – Start A Book Blog

Advice from a Not-So-Seasoned Not-Quite-Professional A long while ago, I wrote a discussion with my advice on ARC requests. Surprisingly, to me at least, a lot of people liked it and found it useful. And I realized something, I feel like a floundering child when it comes to this blog, but with a year and… Continue reading Discussion: How To – Start A Book Blog

comics, discussion, fandoms, movies/tv

A Guide to: DC TV Shows – The ArrowVerse

The ArrowVerse Definition per Wikipedia: Arrowverse is a shared fictional universe that is centered on various television series airing on The CW and web series airing on CW Seed based on characters appearing in publications by DC Comics. The Arrowverse stars Stephen Amell as Oliver Queen / Green Arrow, Grant Gustin as Barry Allen / Flash, Melissa Benoist as Kara Danvers / Supergirl, Megalyn Echikunwoke as Mari Jiwe McCabe / Vixen, with an ensemble cast leading Legends of Tomorrow, including Arthur… Continue reading A Guide to: DC TV Shows – The ArrowVerse

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Awesome Author Essays (Mostly Neil Gaiman)

"Once More to the Lake" – E.B. White "Here Is a Lesson in Creative Writing" – Kurt Vonnegut "Notes of a Native Son" – James Baldwin  "The Invisible Made Visible" – David Rakoff "The Death of a Moth" – Virginia Woolf "Shooting an Elephant" — George Orwell "The Braindead Megaphone" – George Saunders Gaiman Essays:… Continue reading Awesome Author Essays (Mostly Neil Gaiman)

books, discussion, fandoms, TBR

My Favorite Author Blogs/Websites

Cassandra Clare Awesome website - appearances updated, signed preorders, extras and deleted scenes etc. Dahlia Adler Awesome blog - great advice for writers, aspiring and published. Neil Gaiman Awesome blog and some great personal essays. John Scalzi Hilarious author blog. Chuck Wendig Another hilarious author blog. Wil Wheaton A super fun author blog. Peter David… Continue reading My Favorite Author Blogs/Websites