It’s Valentine’s week and you know what that means! I’m reading all the romance. Whether they be stand-alones, series, adult or YA, or even an entire author’s work? Here are some of my absolute favourite Valentine’s books – also known as: this week’s TBR! 1. The classic: Persuasion (Jane Austen) First of all, this is my… Read More Weekly Lists #167: Valentine’s Books
Fun fact: I’m trying to spend a little less money on books this year. You know, not quite a buying ban – because, let’s be real. That would never work. But, just… Not spend quite so much time dreaming about all the books I want to own, maybe? And, in general, it’s been going fine.… Read More Weekly Lists #166: Auto-Buy Authors
I feel like it’s been a while since I did one of those “Youtube Made me Do It” posts, but here you have it. The series booktube made me read! 1. Percy Jackson and the Olympians This is immediately the most recent addition to this list. As in: I’m still reading it. You see, G-Swizzel… Read More Weekly Lists #154: Series BookTube Made Me Read!
Quite often, when they hear “the big classics”, they think of the British classics. Hah, the Jane Austens and Charles Dickens’ of this world… But here’s the thing – and it’s something that’s been made very clear from taking a couple of classes on American Literature – the norther part of the America’s? They have some serious… Read More Weekly Lists #150: Favorite American Classics
As a literature major, reading classics sort of comes with the territory. I mean, whether I liked it or not? I was going to read the major classics of the languages I was studying. Now, mind you – that didn’t necessarily mean I actually read all of these books for college. Or, at least… Not when my… Read More Weekly Lists #148: Favorite British Classics
Okay, so, I love Jane Austen. Well, every book of hers that I’ve finished at least. And the only thing I (maybe) love as much as I love Jane Austen? Well, that’s these must read Jane Austen-retellings! So, for the sake of brevity throughout this post: I’m opting to just go for books I’ve actually read and finished. I… Read More Weekly Lists #146: Must Read Jane Austen-Retellings
I feel like most bookworms probably have these. Those books where you can really pinpoint: yes. That was the point I started reading this genre. And while I’m mainly reading romance these days, I’ve been a lover of quite a few categories of books. And these were my gateway books to my favorite genres! This post is not… Read More Weekly Lists #144: Gateway Books to My Favorite Genres
So I realised something. I’ve written three posts at this point, talking about the books that completely changed the way I looked at the world. (1, 2, 3). However, I’ve not yet dedicated an entire post just to children’s books that changed my perspective. There’s been one or two of these in each of the… Read More Weekly Lists #143: Children’s books that changed my perspective