Names from fiction (feat. namesakes, clones and trolls)

Four weeks ago, I was kidnapped by trolls. Hence my sudden disappearance. No need to panic, I got away, sort of. Turns out if you charm trolls into liking you, they'll want you to bake cookies for them. Forever. So I'm just sitting here. After a troll prison baking spree. With what could be a... Continue Reading →

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Lost in Translation (feat. murdered quotes, which is always nice)

I just murdered a bunch of really nice book quotes. Kill your darlings, as they say. Stuff them in a bag and let Google Translate end them, as they say.  someone must have said this, i'm sure. But let me explain myself... Skipping over the gory details (simply because there are none), I just... gave Malinda's... Continue Reading →

Things are happening (as usual)

Things are happening! As they usually do. No surprise there. But of course, I'm going to tell you about them! So BEAR WITH ME as I babble about everything and spread emojis all over the floor. I'm short on time... Again THE BUSY LIFE IS BACK. Right now, it's either slacking on the murder attempts, or... Continue Reading →

A Handy Guide To Death By Books

Books are dangerous things. Don't believe me? Hold on. I'll throw some proof at you ☠️☠️ Source: Paperfury Lord Walsingham’s servants found him in bed one morning in 1831, burnt to a crisp. The Family Monitor assigned Lord Walsingham a trendy death. He must have fallen asleep reading in bed, its editors concluded, a notorious practice that was practically synonymous... Continue Reading →

The Liebster Award

*Yelp* I got nominated for the Liebster award! Thanks to Margaret @Weird Zeal for nominating me! If you check out her post (yes, yes, do it), maybe get her a wedding gift?? She just had to marry 3 different fictional people. I take it it's been wild. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Rules Thank the blogger who nominated you and... Continue Reading →

The Re-Re-Re-Rereads Ranking

Here I am, doing a Top Ten Tuesday post on a Saturday, three weeks late, and completely different from what the prompt asks. This is what thorough rule-breaking looks like. So here's the thing... I don't really reread books. Not anymore. I used to a lot! But now with so many new things to read... Continue Reading →

Birthday Book Tag

It would seem today's my birthday, and aghh, now I'm old and wrinkled. Forgive my decrepit looks. I'm eating cake to solve them. Thanks to Becandbones for letting me borrow this tag! Also, yes, you can have cake too (it's chocolate, of course) Count your birthday along your bookshelf and then substract your birth month I... Continue Reading →

Romance Fails in Fiction Tag

Happy Valentine's, everyone! Two days late. Because I had no time. My bad. I hope you had a nice book to love, or a person, or a pup, whichever you like best! And since you're here, why not keep celebrating  by talking about all the tragic romance fails in fiction?? such a terrible idea, who left... Continue Reading →

Chatbot meets YA

YA is full of amazingly odd lines. You know, random sentences, funny quips, crazy talk - Things that would be pretty strange if you blurted them out at someone out of context. So you know what I just did? I blurted them out out of context. At a chatterbot. Okay, let me backtrack a little... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Book Tag

Brace yourself for a ton of Spanish book editions. I'm finally getting around to do this... 4 months late. Thanks to Iris @ Hoard of Books for tagging me! The idea is to find a book you own for each of the cover colors listed, and let me tell you, some of these pictures were so.... Continue Reading →

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