Bookish Musings: Top Ten Female Characters from Books I Read in 2016

Yay, time for another character post! I do so love these, guys. Except, unfortunately, I didn't seem to find very many female characters I loved this year. I really don't know why I struggle so much to find female characters I like. Well, I suppose part of the problem could be that I read a lot of M/M fiction and therefore read about females less, proportionally speaking, but never fear, I still...
 

Cover Characteristics: Best Book Covers from Books I Read in 2016

So you know how I usually choose ten covers/series for my Cover Characteristic posts? Well... Hahahahahahahahaha---Not happening this time. I don't know what happened this year, if it was just coincidence or if I started judging books more by their covers and letting myself be drawn in by all the pretty ones, but I read SO MANY books with gorgeous covers this year, and I want to share them all....
 

Book Review: Untaken by J.E. Anckorn

When the aliens invade earth, 14-year-old Gracie and 15-year-old Brandon both end up alone and make a snap decision to join together in order to survive. Brandon has a plan to go to his uncle's cabin in Maine, but along the way they find Jake, a little boy with a secret that complicates everything. Gracie and Brandon will have to learn to get along and figure out who to trust if they want to keep...
 

Cover Characteristics: Book Covers featuring Only the Backs of People

I can't do this! I can't choose just ten covers! Ok fine, I can. But there are A LOT of book covers with only the backs of people on them. Like, A LOT. And when I realized this, I told myself I wasn't going to freak out, I was just going to find some and choose ten without worrying whether I was missing other amazing ones or that I was choosing the "wrong" ones from the ones I had compiled. BUT...
 

The Weekly Update: 4/3/16

Did I not say---Did. I. Not. Say. Last week. That my computer would probably come back and end up not being fixed? BECAUSE THAT IS WHAT HAPPENED. Toshiba sent me back my "repaired" laptop, BUT IT'S STILL BROKEN. It's still doing the EXACT same thing I sent it in for. I am so exhausted and stressed from all this that I literally put a whole tray of broccoli in the oven the other night and waited...