Bookish Musings: I Want More Books about… Supernatural Slice of Life & Gritty Supernaturals (+ Some Recs!)

I started this "I Want More Books About..." series a while ago, made a bunch of posts, and then never got around to posting any more than that first one. Oops. But hey, I'm finally doing another one! And this time it's about---surprise, surprise---supernatural creatures! I kind of stumbled upon both of these... sub-subgenres, and it turns out I love them, so let's chat about it, and hopefully you...
 

Bookish Musings: Top Ten Books I Read in 2018 (+ Some Non-Bookish Things)

I've already shared with you all my favorite covers and favorite characters from books I read in 2018, so that means... it's finally time to share my favorite books! I don't know why I keep calling these posts "Top Ten" when I never manage to stop at just ten. My blog is just full of lies. It sounds good as a post title though, you know? Anyway, I'm excited, as I always am for this post, because...
 

Bookish Musings: Top Ten Characters from Books I Read (and Games I Played) in 2018

It's time to talk about characters! Everyone loves a good character, right? I know I do. One of the difficulties with this post in particular is that there are multiple different ways to "like" a character. Sometimes I like a character for who they are, and I probably want to be best friends with them. Sometimes I think a character is complex and interesting, but I don't necessarily like them...
 

Book Recs: 5 Sci-Fi/Fantasy Books with No Romance (2)

My first post about sci-fi/fantasy books with no romance seems to be popular, so I figured everyone might appreciate some more recommendations! Romance is great and all, but sometimes it's nice to read a story that's about family, or growing up, or plain ol' taking down bad guys. I can't promise you books that have absolutely nothing related to romance whatsoever, but I did manage to find some...
 

Book Review: Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones

A young boy has grown up listening to his grandfather's tall tales about werewolves only to discover one fateful day that they were all true. From then on, it's a life on the run with his aunt and uncle, trying to stay one step ahead of being caught, moving from place to place, waiting for his own time to shift, and trying to find his place in the family and the...
 

Update: Life and Books (6/17/18)

Long time no talk! I have not done one of these posts for a month. I normally do them every other weekend, but I just wasn't feeling up to it. I kind of didn't even feel like posting one today. It's just been a tough time for me lately. Lots of stress, anxiety, and feeling rundown because of health/medical stuff. But I like to show what books I've gotten and read, and they pile up too much if I...
 

Bookish Musings: My Current Bookish Infatuations

This post is completely random. I just felt like talking about the things I'm super into right now. Is this post pointless since I'll probably end up doing recommendation posts for all these topics at some point? Will I ever do one of these posts again? Will it become a feature? Will these things turn into long-lasting, passionate bookish love affairs, rather than mere infatuations? Maybe even...