Yes Please

“Good for you, not for me” is a tidbit of advice Poehler gives throughout her delightfully funny memoir. This advice strikes a chord with me, as it helps me to realize that not everything is good for everyone. I was sucked into Yes Please immediately and finished reading it in a single day. Poehler’s book […]

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A Collection

I absolutely cannot believe it’s almost April, which means it’s almost time for the 2017 Blogging from A to Z Challenge! This will be my third year participating; unfortunately, I neglected to save my challenge posts from 2015 and 2016. However, I’m excited about and inspired by the theme I chose this year! Luckily, I […]

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The Fill-In Boyfriend

I am totally not a girl who runs to see romantic comedies – I avoid them at all costs – let alone someone who reads romance-based novels. I felt as though I was being haunted by Kasie West and her books. Seemingly everywhere I looked in the bookish blogging world were rave reviews of West’s […]

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A Series of Circuses

Happy hump day! With today arrives the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, WWW Wednesday! The meme has a simple format, asking the three W’s: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently I finally picked up The Night Circus […]

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February’s Fairy Loot

In February, I had the good fortune of getting to order a single box from Fairy Loot! Let’s just say that I am totally NOT disappointed with the surprises offered in February’s Emperors and Fugitives themed box! I look forward to the day, which will hopefully arrive soon, that I can purchase a full out […]

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Illuminae

As I am bad to avoid perusing summaries of books prior to reading them, I had no clue what to expect when I began Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff. Little did I know, I was in for a treat. Illuminae, told through pieces from a dossier compiled regarding the incident at the heart […]

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The Secret History

I delved into The Secret History with high expectations, perhaps too high, and was sorely disappointed. I should have taken a cue from my boredom with Tartt’s The Goldfinch and understood that the author’s writing style does not vary from book to book. As with The Goldfinch, The Secret History is filled with description and […]

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The Caraval Conundrum

Happy hump day! With today arrives the weekly meme hosted by Taking on a World of Words, WWW Wednesday! The meme has a simple format, asking the three W’s: What are you currently reading? What did you recently finish reading? What do you think you’ll read next? Currently I started The Miserable Mill, the fourth […]

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