Bookish Musings: Top Ten Books/Series I Read in 2020 + Some Non-Bookish Things

Bookish Musings: Top Ten Books/Series I Read in 2020 + Some Non-Bookish Things

*Announcer voice blasts out over the speakers*: And now... it's time for the main event! The cream of the crop! The cherry on top! The one, the only, the top ten books of the year post! RAAAAAAHHHHHHHH (Just humor me and imagine crowd sounds here.) Well that was fun! Maybe I should intro all my blog posts with an announcer... Anyway, this has been a weird year. Perhaps that explains why...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – A Queer Trade, Rag and Bone, Priddy’s Tale

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – A Queer Trade, Rag and Bone, Priddy’s Tale

In A Queer Trade, a warlock's papers get accidentally thrown out, and his apprentice tries to get them back from the waste man before they can cause magical chaos. In Rag & Bone, magic practitioner Crispin and waste-man Ned start looking into strange deaths of rag and bottle shop workers when no one else bothers to. In Priddy's Tale, a lonely young man working in a lighthouse rescues someone from...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Jackdaw, Preacher Prophet Beast, A Reason to Believe

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Jackdaw, Preacher Prophet Beast, A Reason to Believe

In Jackdaw, a magic-using thief and a former cop with a difficult past end up on the run together as they try to figure out if they can ever go back to the relationship they once had. Gideon is struggling with the burden of his recent promotion, Lee is struggling to unmask the monster in his latest visions, and an upcoming Pride parade and solstice might bring them both more than they bargained...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Third Solstice

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Third Solstice

In The Secret Casebook of Simon Feximal, a journalist recounts his relationship with ghost hunter Simon and some of their paranormal experiences. In Guardians of the Haunted Moor, Gideon and Lee struggle with family matters, a murder mystery in the village, and possibly the Bodmin Beast, on top of their usual goings on with Lee's psychic abilities and married life. In Third Solstice, Gideon and...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Don’t Let Go, Kitto, The Magpie Lord

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Don’t Let Go, Kitto, The Magpie Lord

In Don't Let Go, Gideon and Lee continue to navigate their growing relationship when Gideon gets injured on the job and mysteries from Lee's past start plaguing his present. In Kitto, Gideon and Lee go on vacation to de-stress but encounter what may or may not be a ghost, struggle with Lee's growing psychic powers, find themselves in the middle of another mystery. In The Magpie Lord, an atypical...
 
Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Once Upon a Haunted Moor, Tinsel Fish, The Merman and the Barbarian Pirate

Mini Reviews: M/M Paranormal/Urban Fantasy – Once Upon a Haunted Moor, Tinsel Fish, The Merman and the Barbarian Pirate

In Once Upon a Haunted Moor, a small town constable gets help from a clairvoyant to solve a missing child case. In Tinsel Fish, small town cop Gideon and his boyfriend, Lee, find themselves embroiled in another mystery when Lee decides to use his clairvoyance to help a woman in a nearby town. In The Merman and the Barbarian Pirate, a merman gets captured by a pirate only to realize he's not the...
 
Update: Life and Books (Mar 2020)

Update: Life and Books (Mar 2020)

Ugh. Part of me didn't even feel like making this post because I'm just so full of stress and anxiety, as I'm sure we all are. If you want to skip the next couple paragraphs for your mental health, I won't blame you. It's just me griping and worrying, no serious news. Anyway, if you want some non-virus goodness, I've also been sharing a lot of pictures of birds and squirrels on my Twitter...
 
Update: Life and Books (Feb 2020)

Update: Life and Books (Feb 2020)

So, February is over, and it's been... a month. Not a good one, not a particularly worse than usual one, just a month, for me, at least. I tried three weeks of physical therapy for my weird nerve problem in my forehead, but I don't know if it's helped at all, and I'm just completely exhausted. My body can't take leaving the house that much. I'm going to try continuing with using a TENS machine...