I have already completely full-on loved 4 books in 2018 and here they are

Last year, in the whole 365 days. Of all the 131 books read. Of all the seconds and minutes and other increments of time that elapsed.

I only gave 6 five star ratings.

Yes. Six. I only truly actually loved six books during an entire calendar year.

Compare that to the 1.5 months that have thus far taken place within what we call “2018.” I’ve read 37 books (yes, feel free to congratulate me in the comments below) AND I’VE GIVEN FOUR FIVE STAR RATINGS BOIIIIII.

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What a time to be alive: Sunshine Blogger Awards 6-10 plus my favoritest blogs

I’m doing it.

You guys said I couldn’t. (You actually didn’t say that at all but you were thinking it, probably, or at least I was and either I doubt myself more than anyone or everyone was thinking it, and the former is just too tragic to contemplate so I am accusing you thusly.) You said I’d give up halfway through, that I would never be capable of blogging consistently enough to write this post, that even I had to get tired of myself sometime and answering 110 questions should be enough to check that box.

But my internal monologueΒ that assumption was wrong.

AT THE END OF THIS POST, I WILL HAVE COMPLETED ALL OF THE SUNSHINE BLOGGER AWARDS FOR WHICH I HAVE BEEN NOMINATED.

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Am I only capable of unpopular opinions?: The Chalk Man & The Wife Between Us Reviews

I have been, for most of 2018 thus far, hankering for a good thriller.

I don’t know what it is, but I’ve been full-on CRAVING a quick read with some twists and some turns and some spooks and some creeps.

So I’ve read a bunch of self-proclaimed “””thrillers.””” And they’ve all been disappointments rivaling the time when I was six and I was about to move on from Daisies to Brownies in Girl Scouts before finding out that the name “Brownies” was an absolute LIE and had goddamn nothing to do with the delicious treat, causing me to quit in justified disgust.

Here are two of those Brownie-level disappointments: The Chalk Man and The Wife Between Us.

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