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A New Chapter

Hello my friends! I have to apologize for my long absence. I honestly don’t have a very good reason 😂 Really, I stopped posting because I really wanted to start a book YouTube channel, which I finally did! The link is one of those snazzy social media buttons on my homepage 😉 However, now that I have that channel, I was thinking I didn’t need this blog anymore. And maybe I don’t technically, but I still love the idea of posting here and talking with you guys. So I’m thinking I’ll do something different with this blog. Maybe I’ll just show you guys whatever I want, and not make it fancy. Just gush about a chapter I’m reading or show you my current book with my breakfast or sock choice for the day. I’m not sure yet 😂 I just know I gave this blog a little makeover because I don’t want to leave it behind. I hope you’ll come along on my adventures with me!

 

Until next time!

Here is a photo of my water bottle and current sock choice 😂 This hydro flask is the bomb. I have two actually. This one is 20oz and then I have one that’s 40oz for those really dehydrated days.

I’m baaack! 

I’m baaack! 

Guys! 

Its been a long time. I think months. And I’m so sorry for that! When I started this blog along with my bookish Instagram, I was so excited and caught up in finally being able to talk about my passion for books, that I forgot that I’m in nursing school. And let me tell you, it takes up a lot of time. I’ve barely been able to find reading time, much less time to blog! But, all that is going to change, because today I took my final exam of nursing school! My graduation is this Thursday! 🙂 I’m so happy to have time away from school before I continue school for a higher degree, and get some reading done! 

So, this means I’ll be blogging a lot more! I am planning on also posting some reviews for a few of the books I was able to squeeze in during classes 😉 Plus new reviews and book news!

I hope you can all forgive my hyatius and are pumped to join me in many book-related conversations! 

I’m sending lots of love to you! Cheers! ❤️

  

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A Little About Me…

To kick this blog off, I thought I would tell you guys a little bit about myself, a little about the types of books I like, and some extra things you may or may not want to know.

When I was just learning to read, I didn’t really like it. I thought going through the words on each page was extremely dull, and had resigned myself to hate it for the rest of my life. However, I learned later, that I was just reading the wrong types of books.
You see, I have a love of paranormal things. Not that I have a particular belief that ghosts and strange creatures exist or don’t (I”m still undecided, but can’t rule it out). I just find the concept of unexplainable events and things that go bump in the night fascinating. I don’t know if this interest stems from my birthday stigma (I was born on Halloween), the fact that my mom and I watched The X-Files when I was 6 years-old, or if I have crazy, vivid dreams to blame. Whatever the reason, I discovered that books about paranormal and fantasy experiences sparked my love of reading. So, I’m thankful for it.

These days, I don’t limit myself to reading paranormal fiction, but it is what I gravitate toward. I never really read non-fiction (I know, never say never), so you won’t see any reviews on biographies or self-improvement books. I read to get away, to enter another person’s life, and live experiences I wouldn’t get otherwise. Maybe that is why I enjoy reading paranormal/fantasy/dystopian novels.

Some of my favorite books are The Mortal Instrument’s series by Cassandra Clare, the Significance series by Shelly Crane, The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien, The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare, the Creepy Hallow series by Rachel Morgan, The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, Providence by Jamie McGuire, the Legend series by Marie Lu, the Lux series by Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa, the Premonition series by Amy A. Bartol, Weather Warden series by Rachel Caine, the Sword of Truth series by Terry Goodkind, and an old favorite is Maximum Ride by James Patterson. And okay, I’ll admit, I did kind of like Twilight back in the day. But all the teenage girls did. 😉

I would completely recommend any of the books I listed above, and also all of the authors who wrote those books. I read a lot of multi-volume books, but not on purpose. I always seem to pick up the book that has been planned out in 4 sections, which I am unaware of until I read the first, and then, of course, I must know how the story ends.

I recently finished reading The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, and it was pretty great. Depending on how the story ends, it may enter my favorites list. But the ending of a book can make or break my whole experience with the story. So, we’ll see.
Anyway, I hope you enjoyed reading a little about me and my favorite books! If anyone has any recommendations, even if they are completely opposite of what I listed, I’d love to hear them! I try to be an open-minded reader and human.

Thanks for taking the time to read my words.
Cheers!