2020 holiday gift guide for booklovers | small business edition

I’m so excited to share my small business holiday gift guide today!  This list includes tons of companies that are perfect for the booklovers in your life (or to just treat yourself). Shopping small is very close to my heart because I’m the daughter of a small business owner, and want to help small businesses…

books about food: a thanksgiving reading list

It’s the week of Thanksgiving and I’m looking forward to a proper feast on Thursday.  Thanksgiving undoubtedly has the best food of all the holidays, so I made a list of all my favorite books about food. With the Fire on High by Elizabeth AcevedoEmoni, a teen mom who finds comfort and community in well-seasoned…

mini reviews | lots of 5-star reads this fall

Today, I’m catching up on allll the reviews I’ve compiled since my last mini-review post in August.  I’ve had a really good reading record and have mostly 5 stars on this list! Here are my 2020 fall mini reviews. Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay KristoffAfter reading Illuminae, I thought there was no way Kaufman…

books about books | 6 reads for literature lovers

I love books about books.  There’s something magical about reading books about reading, so I’ve compiled a list of my favorite literary-themed stories. Beach Read by Emily Henry  “A romance writer who no longer believes in love and a literary writer stuck in a rut engage in a summer-long challenge that may just upend everything…

6 forms of effective self-care for bookworms

Happy election day to all my US friends!  When I was planning out this post, I was trying to come up with a topic that combined books and politics to stay ~on-theme~ with election day.  But here’s the thing: I’m probably the last person you should look to for political information. Instead, let’s talk about…

the demigod reading list

I’ve been rereading all the Percy Jackson books in advance of the Disney+ TV show.  It’s been such a treat to dive back into this world that brought me so much joy and adventure when I was younger!  I even made a whole podcast episode about my imaginary best friend Annabeth Chase (listen here). Today,…

bookish debates we NEED to stop having

I love a good discussion post, and these are some of the most common topics I’ve seen and considered. Are these debates actually debates? Let me know what you think.

UNPOPULAR OPINION: popular books I haven’t read (and probably won’t read)

I’m going to really call myself out here and say that there are a lot of really popular books that I honestly have no intention of reading.  Whether it’s from bad reviews or a lack of motivation, here are some books that I don’t intend to read. Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas Starting…

nine spooky books to read this fall

Happy #spookyszn, my ghouls! Now that the leaves are falling and the air is crisp, I’m bunkering down with a good book and a giant mug of tea. I’m so ready for all the socially-distanced Halloween fun; this year, I’m dressing up as Maverick from Top Gun, complete with a green jumpsuit and aviator sunglasses. If you’re in the mood for a little haunting, these books are serving all the Halloween vibes and might make it tough to fall asleep tonight. Here are nine spooky books to read this fall.

eight books for taylor swift fans

Today, I’m bringing you book recommendations based on your favorite Taylor Swift album. Keep reading to find out your next favorite read!