a chill chat about my plans for the summer (what i plan to read, watch and do)

*brushes dust off the blog* well, it’s been a while, hasn’t it? i have been...busy, to say the least. life has unexpectedly taken all my motivation and will to blog away, and college would not let me go. like,,,literally. i feel like all i’ve been doing for the last month was study, study and then …

how to fail at flirting, by denise williams: a beautiful story about healing and finding love (arc review)

How to Fail at Flirting, by Denise Williams Published by Berkley (December 1st, 2020) Genre: Adult Romance, Contemporary Goodreads ★★★★.5 One daring to-do list and a crash course in flirtation turn a Type A overachiever’s world upside down. When her flailing department lands on the university's chopping block, Professor Naya Turner’s friends convince her to …

a hopefully helpful guide to requesting ARCs and review copies (where to start and how to do it)

today, i decided to write a post about requesting ARCs on netgalley and edelweiss instead of actually catching up all the ARCs i have to read or studying for my finals. is it productive? maybe? i don’t know? i don’t care? as a bookish content creator, ARCs are part of what i do. of course, …

november 2020 wrap up (short stories, an informal hate letter to college and december goals)

every month goes by so fast that by the time i finish writing my monthly wrap-up, we’re already far into the following month. i try to be on time every month, but who am i kidding. let’s just forget i am five days late and get on with this post. even during a lockdown, november …

there’s still time to ace that goodreads challenge! tips to read more books in a shorter amount of time (+ some recs!)

the end of the year is approaching, and with it comes the dread of not completing your goodreads challenge. though it’s a challenge we deliberately take part of, it’s still source of a lot of pressure, especially during this time of the year. this is when i, your ultimate savior, intervene. if you wish to …

these violent delights, by chloe gong: a book that tore my heart to pieces, and yet i loved it (ARC review)

These Violent Delights (These Violent Delights #1), by Chloe Gong Published by Hodder & Stoughton (November 17th, 2020) Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical, Romance Goodreads ★★★★☆ Perfect for fans of The Last Magician and Descendant of the Crane, this heart-stopping debut is an imaginative Romeo and Juliet retelling set in 1920s Shanghai, with rival gangs and a monster in the …

eight hot adult romance reads that will keep you warm this fall (forget the blanket, use these books instead)

i don’t know about you, but the weather is growing more chilly where i live! i was sitting there (barbecue sauce on my titties), and thought "what can i do to warm myself up during this cold time?", and yes, you guessed right! it’s time to recommend hot and spicy books! so grab a sweater …