Tag: The Hearts We Sold

10 Great Books That Have Fallen Off The Radar (Or So It Seems?)

10 Great Books That Have Fallen Off The Radar (Or So It Seems?)

Posted April 27, 2020 in Bookish Things // 0 Comments

Every once in a while, I like to dig through my archives of reviews and see the books people have stopped talking about.  Sometimes I feel like bookish hype rules the day, but to be honest, I really like reading books after the hype has died down.  There’s a lot less pressure to deliver a certain kind of review, and you’re left to enjoy the novel in a suspended state – no rush to meet deadlines, no pressure from the community. Unfortunately, because the publishing world is a business, the world keeps moving and the clock keeps ticking and things get […]

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The Cookie Book Tag

The Cookie Book Tag

Posted October 21, 2019 in Tags // 11 Comments

Good morning everyone! Today, I’m doing a book tag that’s themed around one of my favorite snacks of all time.  They’re versatile and can be made to be crumbly, gooey, savory, sweet, eaten warm or cold, served a la mode, and they make your house smell AMAZING while you are baking them. Yup, I’m talking about cookies. Back in December, Marie tagged me in the Cookie Book Tag, and I spent a while re-watching that chocolate chip cookie GIF and thinking about how easy it would be to make cookies and how delicious they are… and now I’m here with my […]

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The Song Request Book Tag

The Song Request Book Tag

Posted August 16, 2019 in Tags // 7 Comments

I’ve basically decided that August is the month of “Catching up on Tags from Loretta”.  So here’s another one, and listen, I am NOT Umbridge in this one, okay? Honestly I’m still a little traumatized. The Song Request Book Tag is all about music and books and I love that.  Also, the rules of this one are kind of fun, and part of the game is to listen to the challenger’s music, so I’d like to apologize in advance to the people I tag because even as I type this intro I have IDEAS and they may be a bit… eclectic. […]

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I Would LOVE LOVE LOVE to Spend More Time in These Books

I Would LOVE LOVE LOVE to Spend More Time in These Books

Posted March 12, 2019 in Memes // 14 Comments

As a reader, it’s easy to be left wanting MORE.  There are some worlds that are so broad and exciting, it’s easy to dive in and lose ourselves in companion novels and sequels and prequels.  I’m thinking of Tamora Pierce’s Tortall universe, or of Tolkien’s Middle Earth in particular, but you can even go beyond books and talk about Star Wars or Marvel.  These worlds are vast and delicious and have enough content that if you need more of their creator’s imagination, it’s easy to find. Then, there are standalones. I actually have no problem with standalone novels, but every […]

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Bookish Things That Aren’t Books – Some Fab Swag I Love

Bookish Things That Aren’t Books – Some Fab Swag I Love

Posted February 22, 2019 in Memes // 6 Comments

There are two reasons why I keep subscribing to book boxes. The first is that OwlCrate has forced me to step out of my comfort zone and try new things.  For example, The Hearts We Sold and Foolish Hearts are books I wouldn’t have picked up on my own, and I loved them both.  Also the exclusive covers are a huge perk for me. The second reason is the swag! Frankly speaking, if you don’t enjoy the swag in a book box, there’s really no point in subscribing.  The books themselves, even in hard copy at full price, still come to about […]

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