Category: Bookish Posts

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 […]

10 Reasons To Choose Audiobooks

Every few months, a debate pops up on book twitter about audiobooks and whether they should actually be considered reading. Now, I fully understand that everyone is entitled to their own opinion, but I wanted to use this post to share my own thoughts on this topic.  In […]

Why I DNF Books

Do you DNF? If you’re not familiar with the term, it stands for Do Not Finish, and refers to when you give up on a book for any reason.  I struggled with DNFing books for a while, and would force myself to plod through a book that I […]

State Of The ARC #2

I’ve actually made some progress on my ARCs since I posted this for the first time last month. After reading and reviewing 6 ARCs, my current ratio is at 79%. I made it to 80%, but immediately got approved for one, putting me back under the magic number. […]

Upcoming Jewish OwnVoices Books

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, was yesterday. It’s an important day for my family, since my father was a Holocaust survivor. We all say “never again,” but the harsh reality is that antisemitism hasn’t gone anywhere. People don’t even bother to hide it, and it comes from everywhere. […]

Miracles And Menorahs

Miracles and Menorahs Author: Stacey Agdern Genre: Romance Publication Date: October 13, 2020  Publisher: Tule Publishing Series: Friendships and Festivals #1 Sarah Goldman loves Hanukkah, and she’s thrilled to be appointed as vice chair of the Hollowville Hanukkah Festival. So when the festival is threatened with cancellation, she […]

Disability Rep In Fiction

I’ve noticed a lot of problematic disability rep in fiction, and I wanted to create a list of books with representation that was more accurate and true to the experience of living with a disability. The 6th Annual NYC Disability Pride Parade would have been tomorrow (July 14th), […]

December 2019 Book Haul

As the year comes to a close, I’m preparing for January and what 2020 is going to bring. I’m going to be participating in two bookish bingo challenges starting in January. The first one is through Bookish First and is just for the month of January, and the […]