Songs I’ve Been Intensely Listening to On Repeat (and you should too!)

If you know me you know that I love discovering and rediscovering songs to listen to on repeat. There are a couple that I’ve been really enjoying over the past few weeks so I thought I’d share some of them! Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners I decided I wanted to listen to this … Continue reading Songs I’ve Been Intensely Listening to On Repeat (and you should too!)

Come on Eileen: Silence and Song Obsessions

I stare out the window, rocking gently in my chair. My head nods slightly, barely perceptively, in time with the familiar sounds oozing soothingly from my laptop speakers. I close my eyes and relish the moment of my favourite line in the chorus. The song ends. Quiet. Too quiet. My fingers trace silently along the … Continue reading Come on Eileen: Silence and Song Obsessions

5 Little Things I’m Appreciating Right Now

The world is weird right now. Things are tough right now. So I thought I’d write something for the first time in… (checks calendar) ah, several months. I fully believe that a huge part of life and enjoying life is appreciating the little things. I know that I enjoy reading posts like this because it … Continue reading 5 Little Things I’m Appreciating Right Now

National Read a Book Day and other bookish holidays in September

I heard that yesterday (September 6) was National Read a Book Day, an annual unofficial holiday. Although I didn’t know about this day yesterday, I can confirm that I did indeed read a book yesterday. It’s almost like my inner bookworm knew and wanted to celebrate… Thinking about this unofficial holiday led me to recall … Continue reading National Read a Book Day and other bookish holidays in September

Bookstagram Said to Read A Very Large Expanse of Sea So I Did: A review

Tahereh Mafi's A Very Large Expanse of Sea book flatlay.

There always seems to be that one book or book series that everyone on #bookstagram, book blogs, #booklr, and book twitter seems to be reading. A few months ago one such book was A Very Large  Expanse of Sea, a young adult fiction book by American author Tahereh Mafi. At the beginning of this month … Continue reading Bookstagram Said to Read A Very Large Expanse of Sea So I Did: A review

Book Review: The Dirty Book Club by Lisi Harrison

Woohoo! After feeling incredibly static and slothful with my reading goal this year, I feel like I’m finally making progress again. So far this year I haven’t really read many novels and what I did read I often didn’t finish. Because of this I’m feeling really good about having finished this The Dirty Book Club. … Continue reading Book Review: The Dirty Book Club by Lisi Harrison

The World Said to Read The Hunger Games, So I Finally Am: Midpoint Check-In

“Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favour.” The Hunger Games In my Summer TBR post I listed some books I wanted to read in the next few months. This is me now checking in to say that I actually started reading one of them! As you have most likely already … Continue reading The World Said to Read The Hunger Games, So I Finally Am: Midpoint Check-In