Since the 2020 O.W.L. exams (hosted by G at the Magical Readathon / Book Roast) run from April 1 - 30, I thought I should post my planned career path and TBR! I decided to aim for the Wizarding career of Librarian. Partly because I considered becoming a Muggle librarian for a little while, and… Continue reading O.W.L.s 2020
A while back, I did a Top Ten Tuesday post with my Winter TBR list. Now, since we're past the official end of winter, I'm curious to see how well I did on sticking to that list! (Spoiler: I did REALLY well with my TBR this winter!) Books on my Winter TBR If I've finished… Continue reading Update ~ Winter 2019/2020 TBR
A Hat Full of Sky (Discworld #32 / Tiffany Aching #2) by Terry Pratchett (YA fantasy) Summary: Tiffany Aching is ready to begin her apprenticeship in magic. She expects spells and magic—not chores and ill-tempered nanny goats! Surely there must be more to witchcraft than this! What Tiffany doesn't know is that an insidious, disembodied… Continue reading Friday Reads: A Hat Full of Sky
The Pondathon ended last weekend, but since I had various life stuff going on and I was still catching up from being sick at the end of February, I wasn't able to get my post ready for last weekend. Instead I thought it would be better to give myself a little more time and write… Continue reading Pondathon wrap-up!
I know, I know, I really wasn't planning on joining any more year-long reading challenges. But! This one fits in with what I'm planning to read anyway, and is a low-pressure challenge, and it is so cute! Look at the art! Adorable! (Note: all of the art is drawn by the lovely CW @ The… Continue reading #YARC 2020 ~ Year of the Asian Reading Challenge
Ten Women by Marcela Serrano translated by Beth Fowler (fiction) Summary: Nine Chilean women from vastly different backgrounds have been brought together by their beloved therapist, Natasha, to talk about their lives and help each other heal. From a teenage computer whiz confronting her sexual identity, to a middle-aged recluse who prefers the company of… Continue reading Friday Reads: Ten Women
I've made some more changes to this wrap-up, because what is life except constant change? I wanted a way to track the readathons and challenges I was doing without having to always write a full wrap-up post. (Sometimes I will still do a whole post dedicated to a challenge wrap-up. But not always.) I think… Continue reading Reading Wrap-Up: February 2020
Death By Dumpling (Noodle Shop Mystery #1) by Vivien Chien (cozy mystery) Summary: Welcome to the Ho-Lee Noodle House, where the Chinese food is to die for. . . The last place Lana Lee thought she would ever end up is back at her family’s restaurant. But after a brutal break-up and a dramatic workplace… Continue reading Friday Reads: Death By Dumpling
The Invisible Library (The Invisible Library #1) by Genevieve Cogman (fantasy) Summary: One thing any Librarian will tell you: the truth is much stranger than fiction... Irene is a professional spy for the mysterious Library, a shadowy organization that collects important works of fiction from all of the different realities. Most recently, she and her… Continue reading Friday Reads: The Invisible Library
We're half-way through the Pondathon, so I thought I'd touch bases with how it's going! As a reminder, this is a readathon that is hosted by CW @artfromafriend who blogs at The Quiet Pond, with drawings also by CW. It's super cute, and there are many different ways you can earn points to save the… Continue reading Pondathon update!