Happy 2017, ya'll! It's time for a yearly wrap-up! 2016 was a successful year for me both in terms of reading and in terms of blogging. I also made a big personal life change in 2016. And now I'm gonna talk about all of it! Here's my figures and facts now that 2016 is in… Continue reading 2016 in the books
Aloha! It's the end of my summer, so I thought I'd wrap it up with a haul of the books I managed to get over the last several months. The summer started out with a Haul of Excitement and Printer's Row Lit Fest. I also began a subscription to Uppercase, which arrived in June, July, and… Continue reading Haul & Goats
Greetings, weblings! I got the July Uppercase Box a few days ago and thought I'd share the unboxing. It was a good one, so get ready for it. Contents: Super cool, vintage/bookish sticky-note set Hand-written note from the curator of the box, Lisa Rainbow pencils with bookish phrases The bookmark with page numbers and corresponding… Continue reading Uppercase unboxing | July 2016
Last weekend I went to Printer's Row Lit Festival in Chicago, which prides itself in being the biggest outdoor lit fest in the Midwest. This was my 3rd year attending, and I decided to just shop around rather than go to any author events. R.L. Stine was the winner of the YA award this year,… Continue reading Printer’s Row Lit Fest 2016!
Ladies and gentlemen, I give you BookCon 2016: This Saturday was the first BookCon I've ever attended, because it just so happened to be in my home city of Chicago this year! It was also my first ever ReedPop event (in case you don't know, ReedPop is the company that runs ComicCon and PAX). I've… Continue reading BookCon 2016
Hello lovelies! I have a few quick and exciting blog updates. 2 things: I am now on Bloglovin. I decided to do this after reading Tattooed Pages' post on the subject (thanks!). I want to broaden my blogging scope by following more blogs that aren't on WordPress and by putting my blog out there a… Continue reading New for 2016: Bloglovin and a new look!
After 3 years of participating in the Goodreads challenge, I FINALLY WON! I exceeded my goal of reading 30 books in 2015! HAPPY NEW YEAR! I probably wouldn't have been able to do this without the BookTubeAThon, during which I read 7 books in 7 days. But also, I don't count rereads on Goodreads, and… Continue reading 2015 year in books (and blogging)