Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag: 2020 Edition!

So… 2020 is nearly halfway over. It feels like it’s been five years crammed into six months. And it’s not done yet! Of course, being the middle of the year, it’s time once again to do the Mid-Year Book Freak Out Tag. This is my fourth year doing this tag. It’s fascinating to see my [...]

Slytherin Greatness: A Character Profile on Fang “Rin” Runin

Slytherin Greatness is a feature in which I explain why non-Harry Potter characters belong in Slytherin. These characters can come from books, movies, or television. Character Fang "Rin" Runin Source The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang Why Rin is a Slytherin In war, there are all kinds of heroes, antiheroes, and villains. Of course, history [...]

Bookending Winter: Top 10 Anticipated 2020 Releases

Bookending Winter is an event hosted by Sam of Fictionally Sam and Clo of Cuppa Clo in which book bloggers from all over get together to discuss books using summer themes. There are lots of great prompts I’m excited to respond to. Today’s prompt is brought to you by Anisa of Bookish Bibliophile. List out [...]

Reacting to the 2019 Goodreads Choice Awards Winners

Everybody knows that the annual Goodreads Choice Awards is nothing more than a popularity contest. But that doesn’t stop us from arguing over it every year. It’s human nature, baby! So I thought it would be fun to react to this year’s winners and share which books I think should’ve won instead. In the spirit [...]

November 2019 Wrap-Up

***This post contains affiliate links. I get a small commission when you use my link to buy from Book Depository (at no extra cost to you). CODE: renstrange*** For someone who spent half the month in a reading slump, I had a pretty damn good reading month. I read five novels (two of which were [...]

Top 5 Wednesday: Independent Women

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book discussion with a new topic every Wednesday. It’s each blogger and BookTuber’s job to pick five book-related things (though you’re welcome to pick things from other media, if necessary) that fit the topic. This week’s topic is independent women. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lPQZni7I18 No, not Destiny’s Child. I mean the leading [...]