Tag: Illuminae

AVENGERS!  ASSEMBLE!  – The Marvel Avengers Book Tag

AVENGERS! ASSEMBLE! – The Marvel Avengers Book Tag

Posted May 22, 2020 in Bookish Things, Tags // 0 Comments

For the longest time, it felt like there were SO MANY Avengers movies coming out.  One every few months.  I like the various avenger films, some more than others, but even I was starting to burn out.  I think we’ve had about six months between the last Avengers film and Black Widow, and honestly… thank you, I needed that breather. I stole this tag from Hammock of Books, who posted it last fall.  Thanks for sharing, Kay, this one looked super fun and I couldn’t resist!  I believe the original was Super Space Chick on BookTube, but this one got tricky to […]

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My Absolute Favorite Ten Books of 2019!

My Absolute Favorite Ten Books of 2019!

Posted December 31, 2019 in Memes // 22 Comments

New Years Eve is a day where many people take time to reflect on the year that has passed and all the things have done, the people we’ve spent time with, the places we’ve been… and in the case of book bloggers, the books we’ve read. Of course, this year is a big one, because not only is today the end of a year, but it’s an end of a decade.  I’m going to keep it simple and just keep it to 2019, but this has been a crazy decade!  Over the course of the last ten years, I’ve graduated […]

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House-Hunting, ARC Reviews, & a SMALL HAUL WHO AM I EVEN? – The September Wrap Up

House-Hunting, ARC Reviews, & a SMALL HAUL WHO AM I EVEN? – The September Wrap Up

Posted September 30, 2019 in Checking In // 4 Comments

Good morning everyone!  September is swinging to a close and here in Massachusetts… we are fully immersed in autumn.  The leaves are beginning to go a little red-orange around the edges and the mornings have been crisp and cool.  When I leave for work in the mornings, I can smell woodsmoke and for me?  That’s the truest sign that fall have arrived. This is my favorite season – I thrive in fall.  I feel more alive September – November than I do the rest of the year and I try to live these months to my fullest… which means getting out […]

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Posted September 9, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments

At first, I was hesitant going into Illuminae for two reasons: it is a very hyped book, and it was mixed media, which may/may not work in audiobook format.  I kept my expectations pretty low, because a lot of the super hyped books don’t really work for me. Going into the early chapters of Illuminae, I was glad I protected myself with low expectations.  The world was interesting, and the action started right away, but the characters?  Meh.  Especially in the early chapters, they’re all quite vague and flirtatious.  There are moments that are good mixed in, like the initial battle between the […]

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In Which It’s Too Hot, I Do Two Readathons, & I Bombard You With Reviews:  The July Wrap Up!

In Which It’s Too Hot, I Do Two Readathons, & I Bombard You With Reviews: The July Wrap Up!

Posted August 5, 2019 in Checking In // 2 Comments

Good morning everyone! I’ll be completely honest, July didn’t go quite the way I was expecting in the book department!  That’s not a bad thing, but it was different!  I was planning to join with the Camp NaNoWriMo spirit and do a lot of writing and learning about writing, and instead I ended up participating in two readathons! It’s been fun but stressful.  It’s also been hot here in New England!  The heat waves have been coming by brutally, so it’s be a good time to read. And the reading?  The reading was good this month.  I actually delayed this wrap […]

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