Most Anticipated Books: October 2019 Releases

***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*** Most Anticipated Books is a monthly series in which I discuss the releases I’m most excited for in the coming month. Crier’s War by Nina Varela Summary: After the [...]

The Birthday Book Tag

Fun fact about me: I share a birthday with Lord Voldemort. Do with that information what you will. Today I’m popping out a quick tag. This tag is based all around your birthday! My birthday, in case you don’t know Good Old Voldy’s off-hand, is December 31st. So every year I have to look at [...]

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. [...]