Unpopular Opinions Book Tag: Take 2

It’s my two-year blogiversary! It’s hard to believe I’ve been running this blog for two whole years. Where has the time gone? To celebrate this momentous occasion, I thought I’d take another swing at the first post I ever wrote— the Unpopular Opinions Book Tag. That’s right, I started my blog by potentially immediately alienating …

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Book Blogger Hop: What Drives Me Bonkers in Books?

Book Blogger Hop   Hey, hey, hey! Today is the last day for this week’s Book Blogger Hop. I realized I didn’t actually explain the Hop on last week’s post. Basically, it’s a weekly meme in which you answer a book-related question. It’s meant to help readers get to know the blogger and encourage bloggers …

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Trope Talk: Hate That I Love You

When asked about favorite tropes, the one that seems to come to most people’s minds first is the hate-to-love trope. While I love me some good angst, this isn’t a trope that usually makes my list. I think it’s because I don’t always like how it’s handled. Essentially, there’s Good Hate-to-Love and there’s Oh-No-This-Is-Borderline-Abuse Hate-to-Love. …

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Trope Talk: Love ‘Em and Leave ‘Em (to Protect ‘Em)

Picture this: you’re dating a superhero. You two are madly in love and see eye-to-eye on everything. You’d do anything for each other. Then one day a supervillain comes to town that’s a little savvier than your partner’s usual foes. They’re proving hard to beat and your partner is getting worried. You see, this supervillain …

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Trope Talk: The Monster at the End of This Trope

Imagine you’re a monster— vampire, witch, werewolf, it doesn’t matter what. Imagine this is your life, either the only one you’ve ever known or one you’ve lived long enough that’s it’s all you really remember. Imagine the way you’d look at the world, the morals you’d have. They’d probably be a very different set than …

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Top 5 Wednesday: Bookish Things I’m a Grinch About

Hosted by the Top 5 Wednesday Goodreads Group   Well gang, it’s officially the holiday season. It’s nineteen days until Christmas, six days until the first day of Hanukkah, and twenty-five days until New Year’s Eve AKA my birthday. It is, as the eloquent and illustrious Aly & AJ put it, “the greatest time of …

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