Tag: The Selection

The Wonderstruck Book Tag // Taylor Swift + Books= YES!

The Wonderstruck Book Tag // Taylor Swift + Books= YES!

Welcome, loves, to the first book tag this year!  Tags are something I enjoy on the blog, and I absolutely intend to keep them up, especially because it’s a great way to connect with other bloggers, and add a bit of a fun list-style post to the daily roundup. January’s tag is one I stole from Purely Olivia, and one she posted about this time last year.  This tag combines Taylor Swift and books, which is a fun combo, and Olivia created it herself!  I very rarely talk about music on this blog (except for tags like The Song Request […]

Posted January 30, 2020 in Tags // 6 Comments //
The #NotAll Book Tag

The #NotAll Book Tag

I’m one of those people who absolutely generalizes when she complains about things.  Everything is the worst or I love everything about something.  It’s a bad habit, and one I want to try and overcome because stereotyping is horrible, whether it’s people or days of the week or books or whatever.  Today’s book tag totally brings that vibe. Thanks to the Orangutan Librarian for creating this #notall book tag!  It’s a fun idea, and I absolutely stole this from Holly @ Nut Free Nerd a little over a year ago.  Thanks, Holly for bringing this tag to my attention! #NotAll Cover Changes || […]

Posted November 14, 2019 in Tags // 0 Comments //
Goodreads Book Tag

Goodreads Book Tag

Happy Friday everyone!  I hope everyone is having a FANTASTIC day!  Today, for you other history nerds out there, is the Ides of March.  So, um, if your name is Julius Caesar… watch your back!  FUN FACT.  One of the reasons the Ides of March was important to the Romans, because it was a day they used to settle debts.  Now, I think most Romans probably settled financial debts… but Brutus and Cassius took it to the next level. This morning, I’m bringing you the Goodreads Book Tag!  I’m going to preface it by apologizing for any out-of-date answers… this is […]

Posted March 15, 2019 in Tags // 8 Comments //
Candy Hearts, ARC Attack, & Busyness – February Wrap Up!

Candy Hearts, ARC Attack, & Busyness – February Wrap Up!

The end of February always throws me off.  it feels like we should have another week, right?  But the end is nigh and March is upon us.  March is my least favorite month of the year, largely because we get hit with the worst of the winter weather in March.  Fortunately I have a contingency plan for that and plan to spend a week of March in the Caribbean. 10/10 I recommend this winter escaping tactic. In the meanwhile, let’s talk books. 😉 Okay, okay.  I know.  This looks bad, right?  Especially bad for being on a book buying ban.  I […]

Posted February 25, 2019 in Checking In // 3 Comments //
The Selection by Kiera Cass

The Selection by Kiera Cass

I think that The Selection should bother me a lot more than it does. First of all, there’s the story of how the author and her agent made a reviewer feel unsafe after a less than favorable review.  Then there’s the fact that this book is correctly pitched as a dystopian, YA version of The Bachelor.  And it is.  And I don’t like The Bachelor.  So by my usual standards, The Selection should really be a generous three star read. But I enjoy it enough?  I’m going to try to explain why. The Selection doesn’t pretend to be anything it’s not.  It’s a super […]

Posted February 23, 2019 in Reviews // 2 Comments //
The Selection Debacle:  A Timeless Reminder to Be Respectful to Each Other

The Selection Debacle: A Timeless Reminder to Be Respectful to Each Other

How many of you remember The Great Selection Debacle of 2012? I think all this probably happened before many folks in my corner started book blogging, but I’m sure there’s a handful of you who have heard about it.  I bring this up again not because of any particular incident, nor because I think people should burn everything written by Kiera Cass (I’ve read the first three Selection books twice).  I bring it up because I think it’s important to remember the effects of disrespecting one another’s place in this community. So gather ’round, loves.  Pull up a chair and get […]

Posted September 14, 2018 in Memes // 9 Comments //