By popular demand, and also by the demands of how long my monthly wrap-up posts have been taking recently, this is a new series in which I’ll be reviewing albums in fives! I do a lot of album listening and am really into music (even though a lot of my actual listening tends to just … More Reviewing Albums 15-20 of 2019 (Featuring Taylor Swift, Hozier, and Maggie Rogers)
You Must Not Miss by Katrina Leno ★★★★★ | 2019 release She hadn’t meant it to be so honest, so prickling and sharp, but there it was. Prickling and sharp and oh so honest. This is one of the weirdest books I’ve read this year… and also one of the most cathartic.
When I first started blogging, I didn’t know where to start on blogging. I wanted to write up a basic guide on getting arcs for other fellow beginners!
Tales of the City Armistead Maupin released 1970 | ★★★★★ “Mother must be dying.” “Stop trying to cheer me up.” Now that, my friends is what we in the business call a wild ride. This is a ridiculous 1970s soap opera that I could not help but enjoy, but I think above all else, it … More An Ode To Old San Francisco via Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin
When this post goes up, I’ll be flying across the country to Bryn Mawr college. I am so, so excited, and also so, so caught up in overthinking everything. When I get existential but also excited, I cope with it by making way too many playlists. My Spotify account is more organized than my life … More I Know I’m Not a Music Blog But Here Are Several Playlists I Have Made Anyway
Bone Gap Laura Ruby released 2012 | ★★★★☆ Funny how you notice how beautiful things are just when you’re about to leave them. It is amazing how a novel focusing on only three characters can feel like one of the most human experiences of your recent reading history. Bone Gap is about the burden of the past, … More Magic, Greek Mythology, and Ableism in Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Hey guys, it’s Elise, and I’ve decided to make my first original tag! This tag is meant to be a place to share books that just came so so close to being good, but… sigh, no they were not. But they were SO CLOSE and it is UPSETTING. In this post I for some reason … More The Wasted-Potential Tag, aka My First Original Tag WHICH IS EXCITING