The best thing ever in the history of the world: Books and free stuff and winning, oh my

Greetings, loved ones. (Please read in the voice from the beginning of the Katy Perry song California Girls, without thinking I enjoy either that song or the musician Katy Perry.)

I have been gone for a while, and for that I am sorry. If you are my friend on Goodreads you know I am having a bit of a strange time right now (shoutout to my attention seeking status updates am I right ladies??). But I am movin’ up and movin’ on and I have VERY EXCITING NEWS! Continue reading

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The Mystery Blogger Award: I hope this has something to do with spies. Or detectives!

Spies and detectives are both very cool and good things, and also two career paths I’m keeping on the back burner in case this whole English major thing doesn’t work out. And honestly how could it?

Fingers crossed this award is something that will look good on my spy-and-detective job applications.

I was nominated by Brittany @ Bookworm Brittany, Rachael @ Beach Bookworm, Georgiana @ Readers’ High Tea, and Fashion & Fiction, as recently as yesterday and as long ago as last September. Continue reading

The 20 Questions Book Tag: Answers to the questions you did not ask

Technically this is a book blog. I mean, the word “read” is in the title. There’s a review category in my main navigation bar. I talk about Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland a lot and that’s a book.

But this blog is focused on one thing more than it is focused on books, and that thing is Me.

Books I like. Books I don’t like. Shows I like. Graphics I make. My jokes. Me talking about how obsessed I am with myself. Me talking about my life except scratch that last one because I only do that when I’m complaining vaguely about the shambles it’s in. Continue reading

April Wrap-Up: I break out of my reading slump + some great reads + 500 followers??

What. A. Month.

Like, we’re, what, a handful of days into May? And my life is already in shambles. I am in full freakout crisis mode. My personal life is in a state of destruction of my own making. Everything is ruined permanently and I cannot fix it.

April, on the other hand? All I had to worry about was my looming demise at the hands of finals, plus how I was going to make it through the ceiling as my quality of life continued to rise, without regard to manmade structures, toward the atmosphere. (Again: before I ruined everything, as I tend to do.) Continue reading