folklore by Taylor Swift // album review + thoughts

folklore was my first real introduction to Taylor Swift’s music, and I very much enjoyed the discovery. I think I originally tried some of the songs this fall — the first I remember listening to are “peace” and “betty.” Eventually I decided I wanted to try them all, so I listened in order from startContinue reading “folklore by Taylor Swift // album review + thoughts”

book review // The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner

I’ve been hearing about Megan Whalen Turner’s The Thief for a while now, and a few months ago, a friend gave me a copy of The Queen of Attolia (the sequel), so I finally read it this November. It was fantastic and I can’t wait to talk all about it!

blog tour + book review // Fifteen by Amie Woleslagle

Hello hello, lovely readers! Today I’m participating in the amazing Amie Anne’s blog tour for her book Fifteen. The book is a collection of poetry about mental health, and *squeals* I got to read it!! It’s beautiful and important and I can’t wait to tell you what I thought. But first — the book info:Continue reading “blog tour + book review // Fifteen by Amie Woleslagle”

From the Heart by Eva Grace // poetry book review + author interview

Hey there, my friends! (*awkward wave at any strangers present*) My friend Eva Grace wrote a poetry book, and I’m here to talk all about it (plus share my interview with her!). about the book A poetry collection about life, the world, people, beauty, and adventure. Dare to dream, try, and conquer.       Continue reading “From the Heart by Eva Grace // poetry book review + author interview”

Waiting Spaces by Acacia Mitchell // poetry book review + launch!

Hey there, my friends! I’m excited today to talk about my friend Acacia Mitchell’s poetry book, Waiting Spaces. I was honored to be a beta reader for it and I can’t wait for more people to read it! As you may know, I’m a huge fan of modern, lyrical poetry, and Acacia’s was just rightContinue reading “Waiting Spaces by Acacia Mitchell // poetry book review + launch!”

the Hamilton book tag + the outstanding blogger award II // ft. mini book reviews and random appearances by my WIPs

Tag posts are fun to write, but I have an (irrational?) fear that people don’t like them as much as my other posts. Since you’re one of these “people,” do you mind telling me? I’d like to know the truth instead of clinging to an assumption that may or may not be true. Now thatContinue reading “the Hamilton book tag + the outstanding blogger award II // ft. mini book reviews and random appearances by my WIPs”

The Lightest, Heaviest Things by Weez Phillips // book review

Weez released her debut novel on August 1, and I am so happy. Her blog is delightful, the letters she sends me are such fun to read, and I love her quirky honesty and unexpected descriptions. So when she sent me an ARC to review, you can imagine my joy. *pretends I actually read itContinue reading “The Lightest, Heaviest Things by Weez Phillips // book review”

the mid-year book freak-out tag // speculative, historical, and much Goldstone Wood

Hello hello, readers, and welcome to (as the title suggests) a post in which I talk about the books I have read so far this year, the books I want to read later, and the fact that despite my grand plans to read 40 works of nonfiction this year, I have yet to read aContinue reading “the mid-year book freak-out tag // speculative, historical, and much Goldstone Wood”

flotsam and jetsam | 6 (Camp NaNo + mini book reviews + some updates)

How are you all, my friends? Quarantine in Michigan has been extended until at least May 28 (I think) and my musical has been officially canceled, so I’m still at home, still reading and writing and taking walks and wishing I could go places. I miss normal life. But enough about my woes. Despite theContinue reading “flotsam and jetsam | 6 (Camp NaNo + mini book reviews + some updates)”

Love Lifted Me by Faith Blum // book review + blog tour

Welcome, friends! Today I’m reviewing Love Lifted Me by Faith Blum, a novella inspired by Cinderella and Song of Solomon. I very much enjoyed reading it and can’t wait to tell you all about it! about the author Faith Blum is a small-town Wisconsin girl who lives in the center of the state with her husband andContinue reading “Love Lifted Me by Faith Blum // book review + blog tour”

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