Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones | Not-a-Review

Wintersong is a dark, mysterious, and poetic story about sacrifice, but it’s also one of self-discovery, self-acceptance, and self-love. Leisl has spent her life sacrificing her dreams for her family’s welfare—until a dark stranger’s even darker games force her to choose between her family and herself. … More Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones | Not-a-Review

Hermione’s Vegan Butterbeer Latte | Winter Biannual Bibliothon Blog Challenge Day 2

Day 2’s challenge for the Winter Biannual Bibliothon is to create a bookish beverage. Today’s challenge was created by Will Read For Booze. The idea is to create your own beverage inspired by a character or book. And I might be a little bit cliche in my beverage, but I couldn’t help myself—at all. So I made butterbeer. More specifically, I made a vegan butterbeer latte in Hermione’s name. … More Hermione’s Vegan Butterbeer Latte | Winter Biannual Bibliothon Blog Challenge Day 2

Not a Review| Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Defy the Stars is the first novel in a new space adventure duology from author Claudia Gray. Noemi Vidal is a soldier who would give up everything, including her life or the life of another, to protect her Utopian home world from Earth’s destructive embrace. Abel is a machine—a mech—left alone on a spaceship for thirty years, a span of time and loneliness that has allowed his programming to evolve. … More Not a Review| Defy the Stars by Claudia Gray

Bookish Recipe| Diana Gabaldon’s Christmas Fudge Made Vegan

Last week, the lovely Diana Gabaldon, author of the Outlander series, was unbelievably generous and shared her family’s fudge recipe with us on Facebook! When I first saw this, I was unbelievably excited. As soon as I read the recipe, I instantly knew how I could make this vegan. … More Bookish Recipe| Diana Gabaldon’s Christmas Fudge Made Vegan

My Holiday Reading List

While the holidays is my favorite time of year, my monstrous, living, breathing TBR pile absolutely dreads it since I usually spend the entire month of December rereading old favorites. It’s become a little tradition of mine, one that I don’t want to give it up. Rereading my favorite books is something that I look forward to every year. It’s like visiting an old friend. … More My Holiday Reading List

Makeup by Muse | Hagrid’s Pumpkin Patch

This was a makeup look that I was hoping to get up during October. But I didn’t do much of anything during October. So, here we are at the start of November with a pumpkin patch eye tutorial–Hargrid’s Pumpkin Patch, to be specific. It’s still fall… we can still do pumpkin things right? Who doesn’t love pumpkins?
And, I mean, who really doesn’t love Hagrid? … More Makeup by Muse | Hagrid’s Pumpkin Patch

Mystery Blogger Award

Hi friends! I want to say a big thank you to the lovely teawithrosestomes for nominating me for the mystery blogger award! Like everything I post here, this is all about fun! BUT, it’s also about showing some love to your fellow book bloggers. I expected my blog posts to be incredibly anxiety inducing experiences, but this has honestly been so much fun—and this post was especially fun! This fun award was created by okotoenigmasblog. … More Mystery Blogger Award