Bookish Posts

Since I started this blog I’ve done a variety of posts outside of book reviews. Here I have compiled those posts for easier perusal.


January Wrap Up

Reading Goals for 2021

Series I Need to Finish

Most Anticipated Reads | January – April 2021

Favorite Reads of 2020

Most Disappointing Reads of 2020


February Wrap Up

Book Spotlight | Wings of Fury (Wings of Fury #1) by Emily R. King

Book Spotlight | The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner

March 2021 OwlCrate Unboxing

Reading Vlog for the Conquer a Chonker Readathon

Book Spotlight | A Dowry of Blood by S.T. Gibson


March Wrap Up

March Wrap Up | BookTube Version

Goodreads Was Wrong Book Tag

1st Quarter Wrap Up Part 1 | The Good, The Bad, and The Stats (booktube)

1st Quarter Wrap Up | 2021


Book Spotlight | A Touch of Malice (Hades & Persephone #3) by Scarlett St. Clair

Three Random Picks | Books on my TBR

Upcoming Preorders that Spark Joy

Most Anticipated Releases | Second Quarter 2021

May OwlCrate Unboxing


May Wrap Up

June TBR

June TBR | BookTube version

Mid Year Freakout Tag

Mid Year Goals Check In

June Wrap Up


June Wrap Up

2nd Quarter Wrap Up

Most Anticipated Releases | Third Quarter 2021

July Wrap Up


Book Spotlight | The Corpse Queen by Heather M Herman

What Should I Read Next?

Book Buying Tag | How Do You Buy?

Spooky Season TBR

The Fantasy Tropes Book Tag


September Preorders I’m Excited to Read

Fourth Quarter Releases on my TBR | 2021

Book Spotlight | King of Battle & Blood (Adrian x Isolde #1) by Scarlett St. Clair

What and How we Read | Questionnaire (I need your help!)


Top Ten Tuesday

Holiday/Seasonal Freebie

Books I Want To Reread

Non Bookish Hobbies

Halloween Freebie – Books That Inspire Me

Books I Read Because Someone Recommended Them to Me

Book Covers with Fall Colors/Vibes

Books on my Fall TBR

Books With Colors In The Title

Hyped Books I Did/Didn’t Like

Book That Make Me Smile

Authors I’ve Read the Most Books by

Most Anticipated Releases Second Half 2020

Happy Anniversary TTT!

Opening Lines

The Last Ten Books I Abandoned

My Bookish Party

Books I’d Like to Reread

Books I Bought/Borrowed Because…

Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020

Ten Most Recent Additions to my Bookshelf

Books With A Single Word Title

WWW Wednesday

January 15

March 25

April 15

April 22

April 29

May 6

May 20

September 9

October 14

Down the TBR Hole

Down the TBR Hole #33

Down the TBR Hole #34

Down the TBR Hole #35

Down the TBR Hole #36

Down the TBR Hole #37

Down the TBR Hole #38

Down the TBR Hole #39

Down the TBR Hole #40

Down the TBR Hole #41

Down the TBR Hole #42

Book Spotlight

Red Hood by Elana K Arnold

A Murderous Relation (Veronica Speedwell #5) by Deanna Raybourn

From Blood and Ash (Blood and Ash #1) by Jennifer Armentrout

A Song of Wraiths and Ruin (A Song of Wraiths and Ruin #1) by Roseanne A. Brown

A Song Below Water by Bethany C. Morrow

Kindred by Octavia E. Butler

A Taste of Honey by Kai Ashante Wilson

War Girls (War Girls #1) by Tochi Onyebuchi

Rosewater (The Wormwood Trilogy #1) by Tade Thompson

The Good Luck Girls (The Good Luck Girls #1) by Charlotte Nicole Davis

Queen of the Conquered (Islands of Blood and Storm #1) by Kacen Callender


The Spooky Halloween Tag

The Prediction Book Tag

Mid Year Freakout Tag 2020

Bookish Content

NaNoWriMo Update | Semi Hiatus

Decide My Next Read! (poll)

Books I Want to Read by the End of the Year

Most Anticipated Fall Releases | 2020

Rant | Book Title Changes

June Book Haul

The Land of the Epic Reading Slump

Behind the Blogger | Four Things I Love Outside of Reading

Personal Reading Goals for 2020

Most Anticipated Book Releases for First Half 2019 | A Reflection

Top 5 Reads of 2019

Goodreads Year End Review 2019

Wrap Up

January Wrap up

February Wrap up

March Wrap Up

April Wrap Up

May Wrap Up

June Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

November Wrap Up

End of Year Wrap Up 2020


Life and Other Musings


Top Ten Tuesday

New-to-me Authors I Read in 2018

Most Anticipated Releases for First Half of 2019

Places Mentioned in Books I’d like to Visit

Characters I’d Like to Switch Places With

Sequels I am Waiting for or Wish for

Spring 2019 TBR

Audio Freebie

Things that Make me Pick Up a Book

Books I have DNFed/Wish I had DNFed

First Books I Reviewed

Books From My Favorite Genre

Setting I Would Like to See More of

Books On My Owned Backlist I Most Want To Read

Books on my TBR I am Avoiding Reading

Titles I Would Rename

Halloween Freebie

Favorite Bookmarks

Changes in my Reading Life

Thankful Freebie

Winter Holiday Freebie

WWW Wednesday

January 9

January 16

February 6

February 20

February 27

March 6

March 13

March 27

April 3

April 24

May 15

May 29

July 24

September 4

September 11

September 18

October 2

October 9

October 16

October 23

October 30

November 13

November 20

November 27

December 4

First Lines Fridays

January 4

January 11

January 18

February 8

February 22

March 1

March 15

April 5

April 12 (may contain triggering content)

April 26

May 3

May 31

June 7

July 19

October 11

October 18

October 25

November 1

Down the TBR Hole

Down the TBR Hole #30

Down the TBR Hole #31

Down the TBR Hole #32

First Impression Friday

Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

King of Fools (The Shadow Game #2) by Amanda Foody (ARC)

Red Queen (Red Queen #1) by Victoria Aveyard

The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves #1) by Roshani Chokshi

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte

Darkdawn (The Nevernight Chronicle #3) by Jay Kristoff

Book Spotlight

Blood Heir (Blood Heir #1) by Amelie Wen Zhao

Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford

The Deathless Girls by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Sword in the Stars (Once & Future #2) by Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy

Wrap Ups

2018 Wrap Up

January Wrap Up

February Wrap Up

March Wrap Up

May Wrap Up

June Book Haul and Wrap Up


Book Blogger Confessions

Get To Know The Blogger Tag

Mid Year Freak Out Tag

Reader Problems Book Tag

Behind the Book Blogger

ABC Book Challenge







Struggles in Reading

TBR Takedown (pinned)

Unexpected Readathon

Notre-Dame de Paris – the musings of a history enthusiast


Top 5 Favorite Reads so far in 2019

Anticipated Releases July-Nov 2019

Books I Hope to Read in December


Top Ten Tuesday

Bookish Resolutions and Goals

Books I Read but don’t Remember

Books I Can’t Believe I Read

Books That Have Been On My TBR The Longest

Love Freebie (Valentine’s Day Post)

Books I’ve Lost Interest In

Books I Could Re-Read Forever

Favorite Book Quotes

Books That Surprised Me

Books on my Spring TBR

Books I Disliked/Hated but Am Really Glad I Read

Bookish Worlds I’d Want to/Never Want to Live In

Books I Decided to DNF/Wish I had DNFed

Series I Have Put Hold On (but still plan to continue)

Books with Red, White, & Blue Covers

Best Books I’ve Read In 2018 (So Far)


Books with Sensory Reading Memories

Books That Lived Up To The Hype

Books I’m Most Looking Forward To

Books to Pull You Out of a Reading Slump

Back to School/Learning Freebie

Bingeworthy TV Shows/Amazing Movies

Hidden Gems

Books By My Favorite Authors That I Still Haven’t Read

The Longest and Shortest Books I’ve Ever Read

Books You Loved But Never Wrote A Review For

Favorite Spooky Book Covers

Backlist Books I Want to Read

WWW Wednesday

January 3

January 10

January 24

January 31

February 7

February 14

February 21

February 28

March 7

March 14

March 21

March 28

April 24

May 2

May 9

May 16

May 23

May 30

June 6

June 13

June 27

July 25

August 1

August 8

August 22

September 5

October 3

October 10

November 7

November 21

November 28

December 5

Throwback Thursday

The Mists of Avalon (Avalon #1) by Marion Zimmer Bradley

The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) by Brandon Sanderson

The Daughters of Palatine Hill by Phyllis T. Smith

The Last Necromancer (The Ministry of Curiosities #1) by C.J. Archer

Ruby Red (Edelstein-Trilogie #1) by Kerstin Gier

The Eagle and the Raven by Pauline Gedge

The Tale of Holly How (The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter #2) by Susan Wittig Albert

The Blade Itself (The First Law #1) by Joe Abercrombie

The Girl in the Steel Corset (Steampunk Chronicles #1) by Kady Cross

Odd Thomas (Odd Thomas #1) by Dean Koontz

Case of the Green-Dressed Ghost (Dr Ribero’s Agency of the Supernatural #1) by Lucy Banks

Wolf by Wolf (Wolf By Wolf #1) by Ryan Graudin

The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy #1) by Sherry Thomas

Flow Down Like Silver: Hypatia of Alexandria by Ki Longfellow

The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

Ink and Bone (The Great Library #1) by Rachel Caine

Instruments of Darkness (Crowther and Westerman #1) by Imogen Robertson

The Haunting of Blackwood House by Darcy Coates

The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe

Down the TBR Hole

Down the TBR Hole #15

Down the TBR Hole #16

Down the TBR Hole #17

Down the TBR Hole # 18

Down the TBR Hole #19

Down the TBR Hole #20

Down the TBR Hole # 21

Down the TBR Hole #22

Down the TBR Hole # 22

Down the TBR Hole # 23

Down the TBR Hole #24

Down the TBR Hole #25

Down the TBR Hole # 26

Down the TBR Hole #27

Down the TBR Hole #28

Down the TBR Hole # 29

Music Mondays

May 14

June 4

June 11

June 18

July 2

July 9

Dorothy – Wicked Ones

Fiona Apple – O’ Sailor –

ZZ Ward – Til the Casket Drops

Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now

The Verve – Bitter Sweet Symphony

SIRENIA – The Other Side

Garbage – Bleed Like Me

Free Write Friday

February 1

February 9

February 16

February 23

First Line Fridays

April 27

May 11

May 18

May 25

June 1

June 8

June 15

June 22

June 29

July 6

July 13

July 20

July 27

August 3

August 10

August 17

August 24

August 31

September 7

October 12

October 26

November 9

November 16

November 23

November 30

December 7

December 14

First Impression Friday

The Lantern’s Ember by Colleen Houck (eARC)

Tower of Dawn (Throne of Glass #6) by Sarah J. Maas

A Reaper at the Gates (An Ember in the Ashes #3) by Sabaa Tahir

Ruin of Stars (Mask of Shadows #2) by Linsey Miller

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Alice (The Chronicles of Alice #1) by Christina Henry

Nyxia (The Nyxia Triad #1) by Scott Reintgen

Hunting Prince Dracula (Stalking Jack the Ripper #2) by Kerri Maniscalco

The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library #5) by Genevieve Cogman

Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass #7) by Sarah J. Maas

Girls of Paper and Fire (Girls of Paper and Fire #1) by Natasha Ngan

Book Spotlight

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Muse of Nightmares (Strange the Dreamer #2) by Laini Taylor

A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3.1)

City of Bastards (Royal Bastards #2) by Andrew Shvarts

Vengeful (The Villains #2) by V.E. Schwab

Two Dark Reigns (Three Dark Crowns #3) by Kendare Blake

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Archenemies (Renegades #2) by Marissa Meyer

King of Fools (The Shadow Game #2) by Amanda Foody

Evermore (Everless #2) by Sara Holland

Kingdom of Ash (Throne of Glass #7) by Sarah J. Maas

Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women & Witchcraft

Lady Smoke (Ash Princess Trilogy #2) by Laura Sebastian

The Kingdom of Copper (The Daevabad Trilogy #2) by S.A. Chakraborty

The Raven’s Tale by Cat Winters

The Mortal Word (The Invisible Library #5) by Genevieve Cogman

Soul of Stars (Heart of Iron #2) by Ashley Poston

Finale (Caraval #3) by Stephanie Garber

Tags and Awards

Reader Problems Tag

The 90s Kid Book Tag

Currently Reading Tag

The Spring Cleaning Book Tag

The Nope Book Tag

The Nope Book Tag (2)

Mid Year Freak Out Tag

My Blog’s Name in Books Tag

The Sunshine Blogger Award

20 Questions Tag

The Adventure Book Tag

The End of the Year Book Tag

Bookish Naughty or Nice Tag

Wrap Up

January Wrap Up

January Book Haul

February Wrap Up

February Book Haul

March and April Wrap Up

May Wrap Up

June Wrap Up

July Wrap Up


Ringing in the New Year

My Year in Books ~ 2017

Books that let me down in 2017

Rage (Stormheart #2) by Cora Carmack: Update



Bookish Christmas Wish List

Books I DNFed in 2018



Top Ten Tuesday

Favorite Covers

Ten Things on our Reading Wish List

Mothers in Literature

Summer Reads

Most Anticipated Releases for the Late 2017

Added to the TBR

Fathers in Literature

Series I Want to Read

Best Reads of 2017

Past Releases I haven’t Read Yet

Female Literary Leads

Books I Liked/Didn’t Like More Than Expected

Hidden Gems of Historical Fiction

Books That Were A Chore To Read

Books On My Fall TBR

Books That Feature Character Betrayal

Books that Feature Yummy Food

Unique Book Titles

Halloween Freebie!

Top Ten Books I Want My Future Children to Read

Books on my Winter TBR

Ten Bookish Settings I’d Love to Visit

Books I Hope Santa Brings

Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2018

WWW Wednesday

March 8 

March 15

March 29

April 12

April 19

April 26

May 3

May 10

May 17

May 24

May 31

June 7

June 14

June 21

June 28

July 5

July 12

July 19

July 26

August 9

August 16

August 23

September 6th

September 13th

September 20th

September 26th

October 4

October 11

October 18

November 7

November 28

Wrap Up Monthly

January Wrap Up

March Wrap Up

May Wrap Up

June Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

August Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

October Reading Wrap Up

Wrap Up Weekly

Weekly Wrap Up – Oct 9 to Oct 15

Throwback Thursday

May 18

May 25

June 1

June 8

June 15

June 22

June 29

July 13

July 20

July 27

August 3

August 10

August 17

August 24

Mozart’s Last Aria by Matt Rees

Freedom’s Landing by Anne McCaffrey

Jackaby (Jackaby #1) by William Ritter

Interview with the Vampire (The Vampire Chronicles #1) by Anne Rice

Prophecy (The Dragon King Chronicles #1) by Ellen Oh

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Vicious (The Villains #1) by V.E. Schwab

Let the Right One In by John Ajvide Lindqvist

My Lady Jane (The Lady Janies #1) by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows

The Heretic Queen by Michelle Moran

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas

The Queen’s Vow: A Novel of Isabella of Castile

Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10) by Agatha Christie

Bitterblue (Graceling Realm #3) by Kristin Cashore

Cut to the Quick (Julian Kestrel Mysteries #1) by Kate Ross

NaNoWriMo 2017

NaNoWriMo Update, Day 1

NaNoWriMo Update – Day 2

NaNoWriMo Update – Day 6

NaNoWriMo Update – Day 9

NaNoWriMo Update – Day 14

NaNoWriMo 2017 – WINNER

Goodreads Monday

May 15

Down the TBR Hole

Down the TBR Hole #1

Down the TBR Hole #2

Down the TBR Hole #3

Down the TBR Hole #4

Down the TBR Hole # 5

Down the TBR Hole #6

Down the TBR Hole #7

Down the TBR Hole #8

Down the TBR Hole #9

Down the TBR Hole #10

Down the TBR Hole # 11

Down the TBR Hole #12

Down the TBR Hole # 13

Down the TBR Hole # 14

Author Spotlight

Book Spotlight – Ash Princess by Laura Sebastian (Upcoming Release)

Book Spotlight – A Treacherous Curse by Deanna Raybourn (Upcoming Release)

Book Spotlight – The Queen’s Rising (Untitled Trilogy #1) by Rebecca Ross (Upcoming Release)

Book Spotlight – The Lost Plot (The Invisible Library #4) by Genevieve Cogman

Book Spotlight – Bryant & May: Wild Chamber: A Peculiar Crimes Unit Mystery (Bryant and May #14) by Christopher Fowler

Book Spotlight – Bonfire by Krysten Ritter

Book Spotlight – Reign of the Fallen (Reign of the Fallen #1) by Sarah Glenn Marsh

Book Spotlight – Catwoman: Soulstealer (DC Icons #3) by Sarah J. Maas

Tags and Awards

The Mystery Blogger Award

Goodreads Book Tag

Harry Potter Book Tag

The Candy Book Tag

The Liebster Award

Anything but Books Tag

Sick Book Tag

This or That Book Tag

The Greek Gods Book Tag

Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

The Unique Blogger Award (May 2017)

The Happiness Tag

My Life in Books

The Ultimate Book Tag

Book Life Tag

The Unique Blogger Award (June 2017)

What Cats Do – Book Tag

Mid-Year Book Freakout Tag

Game of Thrones Book Tag

Rainbow Book Tag

You’re Not Good Enough Book Tag

The Entertainer Blogger Award

One Lovely Blog Award

The Fall Book Tag

A – Z Bookish Tag

Halloween Book Tag

Awesome Blogger Award

Hocus Pocus Book Tag

Reader Confession Tag

The Happiness Tag (2)

Cover Reveal

Stephanie Garber’s Legendary (Caraval #2) Cover Reveal and Release Date

Cora Carmack Rage (Stormheart #2) Cover Reveal and Release Date

Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game #1) by Amanda Foody

Mini Review Friday

Mini Review Friday (June 9)

Mini Review Friday (August 18)


My Fictional Valentine

March Book Releases

Thank you, Followers!

Books I Won’t be Reading

Difficult Relationships in Literature

What Makes a Book Special to you?

Favorite Literary Quotes

Why We Read

Exciting August Releases!

The NYT Bestseller Scandal

September Reading Releases!

We Remember

Books I Want To Re-Read

Confessions of a Bookaholic

Advise from the Book Blogging Trenches

Book Releases Worth Being Excited Over