Update: Life and Books (2/11/18)

So I've been doing some more Netflix watching. I watched two random gymnastics movies I found. The first was awful, the second was alright. I also watched The Road to El Dorado. It was cute! Also more inappropriate than I thought a kid's movie would be. I'm also up to Season 2 of Peaky Blinders. I'm dealing with eye strain at the moment though, so I've had to take it easy with...
 

Book Review: Prince’s Gambit (Captive Prince Trilogy Book 2) by C. S. Pacat

Laurent is heading out to the border, but Damen has convinced Laurent to let him go with him because Damen knows the only way to protect his own people is to help Laurent beat the Regent. Damen is close to having his freedom back, but he also finds himself drawn to Laurent as he spends more time with him. But neither his freedom nor his feelings will matter if they can't outwit, out-manuever, and...
 

Bookish Musings: Imagining Scenes from the POV of a Non-POV Character

Have you ever read a book that was written from the POV of one character, but you imagined what certain scenes or moments or even the whole book must've been like from the POV of another character? I guess we all must to a certain extent or we wouldn't ever empathize with or feel the emotions of other characters when things happen to them. But there was one specific situation in a book that got...
 

Book Review: The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble

When he was born, Tommin was cursed to become a leprechaun, and now he feels a constant compulsion to steal gold and silver. When his thieving gets him in trouble, he makes a deal with a stranger named Lorcan, not realizing until it's too late that he's been taken to an underground city, along with Eve, to become a full-blow leprechaun. But Tommin and Eve don't want to lose their humanity or be...
 

Blogging Tips: How to Use Feedly (+ Why It’s My Favorite Feed Reader!)

When I first started blogging, I used live bookmarks instead of a feed reader, but eventually I was following too many blogs to keep up with, and it was too much work to check for new posts. I then switched to Bloglovin', but it seemed like they weren't showing me all the posts from blogs I was following, it was difficult to organize the blogs, and I couldn't figure out a way to remove posts...
 

Book Review: Thorns and Fangs (Thorns and Fangs Book 1) by Gillian St. Kevern

When Nate gets hired for his escort services by a family of vampires, he meets Ben, a vampire who isn't like the others and always keeps himself in control so that he won't become a monster. But getting closer to Ben puts Nate in the cross-hairs of a villainous necromancer, one who's been murdering people in the city and who just might choose Nate as his next...