short story collections to add to your tbr right now

I read a lot of short stories for my workshop classes as a Creative Writing major.  However, I’ve started adding short story collections to my TBR.  Here are some favorite collections from the past few years as well as a few I’m looking forward to reading soon! short story collections to add to your tbr…

winter 2021 anticipated releases

I’ve gotten more into reading new releases lately (blame it on Bookstagram lol) and am so looking forward to picking up some of these titles!  There’s a pretty wide mix of genres here, which is perfect for my goal of reading more diversely in terms of identity and genre. Here are the 2021 anticipated releases…

2020 top 10 | the best books I read this year

Top 10 is always my favorite (and most difficult) post to write!  I love recapping the year and deciding which books were truly my favorites. I had a wonderful problem this year, which was I had so many great books to pick from!  As of today, I’ve read 62 books this year, surpassing my goal…

christmas reading list | books that take place at christmas

I love Christmas books and am so excited to share my Christmas reading list today.  These sweet, festive romances are sure to put you in the holiday spirit. One Day in December by Josie SilverOne day, Laurie looks out a bus window and falls in love at first sight with a man standing on the…

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…

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…

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,…

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!