It is SUPER embarrassing that this English BA Graduate hasn’t finished a book in 5 months. Nevertheless, it’s even more embarrassing for a book blogger. My job at the beginning of lockdown was to become a full time reader and blogger for this site and I FAILED. And for that, I’m sorry. I apologize if you subscribed to my blog hopping for weekly book reviews, tips and tricks, and book related content. But you know what I did that is even better? Started my own small business.
I sell stickers and mystery books on Etsy! Isn’t that crazy?!? That venture is for a separate blog post. Nevertheless the delay, here are my reasons why I haven’t finished a book in 5 months, and why you should learn from my mistakes:
I’m so excited to announce this as my book club pick for the month of July! This month I want to read and review books about vampires in preparation for Midnight Sun by Stephenie Meyer and I couldn’t have picked a better vampire book for this month. Synopsis This book is the complete opposite of what you imagine a vampire is. Vampirism isn’t something you … Continue reading July’s Book Club Pick: Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
Out of all of the digital content that was released during our government mandated lockdowns, all of the articles, videos, and tweets being released of what books to read during quarantine bothered me so much. LIKE WHAT WHY? I underststand that because most of us have time on our hands because of unemployment, working less, or just working from home, and we need ideas of … Continue reading Why Every “Books To Read for Quarantine/Lockdown” List is Trash
We might not be traveling this summer, but you can still travel by diving into a book this summer. As the majority of the world is practicing social distancing, the only mode the transportation is by reading. In your imagination that is. As the heat is making us tired, stressed, and exhausted, reading could be a tool used to relax your mind and make you … Continue reading 🌞☀ Summer Reading 2020 ☼🏄
What is a bullet journal? A literal definition of a bullet journal is a journal that uses dots rather than lines. The dots are used as a guide to create charts, and shapes. A figurative definition of a bullet journal is a journal that you customize to your own liking. Bullet journals are for the planners that hate traditional planners because truth is, everyone has … Continue reading Bullet Journal Spreads and Ideas for Book Readers and Bloggers
A soon to be Netflix series in late of 2020, Six of Crows is the young adult fantasy version of the film Ocean’s Eight. Full of action, magic, and wit, Six of Crows is an adrenaline rush ride with a group of thugs and thieves that join a heist. This group of thieves are not afraid to kill, steal, and loose their loyalty for money. Bardugo’s craft allows you to escape into a dark world with a group of thieves and you are the spectator, witnessing all of their crimes.
Everyone around the world is forced to be at home and practice social distancing. Now that we are forced to to stay home, we should take advantage of this time to read, create, and relax. Below I have my list of ideas to kill the boredom, read more books, create book marks and book covers, and most importantly, multiple ways to challenge your mind.
I read this book as part of my book club pick for the month, and I do not regret choosing this book for the month of March. This book has everything one can hope for: wit, humor, beauty, tragedy, and imagination.
This book focuses on the story of Pecola during the Great Depression. Pecola is a young black girl who has an abusive father and a mother who finds comfort in her job of caring for a white home. Pecola is often mocked for her dark skin and prays for blond hair and blue eyes. In this novel, you read the story of Pecola when she was taken care by another family, learn the backstory of Pecola’s parents, and ultimately, the meaning of beauty, race, and class.