Misc

The Vibe Continues to Deteriorate: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara Review

Goodreads blurb: In an alternate version of 1893 America, New York is part of the Free States, where people may live and love whomever they please (or so it seems). The fragile young scion of a distinguished family resists betrothal to a worthy suitor, drawn to a charming music teacher of no means. In a… Continue reading The Vibe Continues to Deteriorate: To Paradise by Hanya Yanagihara Review

Misc

12 Book Recs for 2022 TBR

OKAY, so since I did not really set any goals for 2021 (besides a backlist TBR, and I actually read 10 out of 12, LOOK AT ME GO), I have no goals to reflect on, and I don't want to set any goals this year either. HOWEVER, I am losing the usual backlist TBR, because… Continue reading 12 Book Recs for 2022 TBR

fiction

the caught the vibe vs could never be me tag (or the in or out book tag)

it's been so long since i've done any post that isn't a review and i really wanted to write something today to distract myself from actual work, SO a book tag seemed appropriate. The In or Out book tag was created by Rick MacDonnell of Booktube fame, and it's basically just discussing a bunch of… Continue reading the caught the vibe vs could never be me tag (or the in or out book tag)

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No Discourse, Just a Review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

Goodreads blurb: Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a distribution warehouse, and asks him if he'd like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon… Continue reading No Discourse, Just a Review of Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

2021 releases

New Releases for the Rest of 2021 to Get Excited about

Thought I'd put together a little list of upcoming releases for the rest of the year – there's only a bit of 2021 left, but still lots of exciting books are still to come. I am not allowed to buy any new books SO I AM LIVING VICARIOUSLY through this list. As per usual, I… Continue reading New Releases for the Rest of 2021 to Get Excited about

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WITMonth 2021: Magma by Thora Hjörleifsdóttir Review

translated from the Icelandic by Meg Matich Goodreads blurb: Twenty-year-old Lilja is in love. As a young university student, she is quickly smitten with the intelligent, beautiful young man from school who quotes Derrida and reads Latin and cooks balanced vegetarian meals. Before she even realizes, she’s moved in with him, living in his cramped apartment,… Continue reading WITMonth 2021: Magma by Thora Hjörleifsdóttir Review