Series I Still Need to Finish

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from IndieBound (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** I’m a big fan of binging series. If the whole thing is released, I love reading it all in one go. But sometimes, for whatever reason, that doesn’t happen. [...]

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The Diverse Books Tag

In light of recent commentary on the apparent “unrealistic” nature of diversity in books (yes, an actual recent criticism), I thought it would be a good time to do a brief tag celebrating diversity in books. Because, despite popular belief, diverse characters don’t have to have a reason to be diverse. Real diverse people don’t [...]

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Books Not Set in/Inspired by the Western World

Hosted by ThoughtsOnTomes Happy Wednesday, Strangers! It’s time for our favorite weekly tag! This week’s Top 5 Wednesday topic is your top five books that aren’t set in or inspired by the Western World. The Western World is typically defined as North America and Europe. If it’s SFF, your choices can’t be in a medieval [...]

June 2017 Wrap-Up

  Hello, Strangers! 'Tis the end of the month, so it's time for another wrap-up. I don't really know how to qualify this reading month. I don't feel like it was bad, but it wasn't good either. I read some good books and I read some that didn't leave and impression (or left a weird [...]

Top 5 Wednesday: Favorite Hate-to-Love Ships

Hosted by ThoughtsOnTomes Hiya, Strangers! It’s Wednesday again, so you know what that means! Top 5 Wednesday! This week’s topic is your top five hate-to-love ships. The hate-to-love trope is everyone’s favorite trope… except for mine. I don’t have anything against it, but not many of my ships fit that description. Couldn’t tell you why. [...]