Book Recs: 5 Merfolk Books to Check Out

It's #Mermay! That time of year when artists start flooding Twitter and other social media with gorgeous drawings of mermaids, mermen, and merpals of all genders and even species. (Myself included this year!) So I thought, what better topic to give book recs for than merfolk? Unfortunately I haven't read a ton of mer books, despite them being one of my favorite supernatural creatures. I've got a...
 

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...
 

Cover Characteristics: Best Book Covers from Books I Read in 2018 – Runners Up

As I was gathering covers for my annual best covers post, I came to the conclusion that I had too many. Competition was fierce this year, and I had to draw the line somewhere when it came to how many covers to include. But there were just so many great ones! So I decided to do a separate post for the runners up, the covers that didn't quite make it into the top 20 but were close and still deserve...
 

Update: Life and Books (8/12/18)

Sorry, guys, this is one of those update posts where I'm not gonna be all that positive :-/ Things have been tough for me lately. My health and my living situation are kind of a constant struggle, and lately I've also been having a lot of dental work done, which has been exhausting and miserable. And it's only like half done---if everything goes right, which it already seems like it's not...
 

Update: Life and Books (7/15/18)

Another two weeks gone by. Another post in which I have nothing exciting to report. But I did finally do something productive! There was a tweet going around at one point about how we all have a hard drive that just has a bunch of copies of nested older hard drives. Well, I actually organized my hard drive! It's not perfect, but I've deleted so many of the files that were just multiples, I've...