Category: Bookish Posts

Books I’ve DNFd Recently

I’m embracing the ability to DNF books. Not every book is good for every reader, and that’s okay. Certain things make me DNF a book without question, but sometimes I’ll DNF a book just because I’m not feeling invested in the story, or because I don’t click with […]

Jewish And AAPI Heritage Month

In the last few years, I’ve learned a lot about the value of reading diverse books. Reading books by and about various groups of marginalized people have massively expanded my understanding of history, culture, language, rituals, oppression, and the stressors that these groups face regularly, but it has […]

How To Access Free Books

This week, I saw more than a few authors being penalized by Amazon for having their books pirated, and it got me thinking. These authors put their time, hard work, and energy into these books, which they agree to exclusively make available on Amazon, but when someone pirates […]

WWW Wednesday

Hey y’all! It’s my first time in participating in WWW Wednesday, and I’m pretty excited to jump in on this one! It’s a weekly meme hosted by Sam @ Taking On a World of Words, and all you have to do is answer the 3 Ws: Currently, I’m […]

HarperCollins Union Strike

I’m sure this isn’t news to many of you, but the Harper Collins Union has been on strike since November 10, 2022. The HarperCollins Union is asking for an increased minimum salary to a living wage (from $45k a year to $50k a year), a greater commitment to […]

Book Challenges

I don’t know about you, but I like to participate in book challenges from time to time. This year, I found myself participating in three major yearlong challenges, and I had a lot of fun doing them. Each of them got me outside of my comfort zone, and […]

Why I Love My Library

Let’s talk about libraries. I have always loved going to the library, ever since I was a little girl. I’m there most days, and there are at least a couple of librarians who know me by name, and the rest definitely know my face. I’m fortunate to live […]