2019 Goodreads Reading Challenge – Complete

After 5+ years of not reaching my Goodreads reading goal, I have finally achieved the impossible: I, a 23-year-old adult with a full-time job, have read 50 books before the end of the year. I am astounded. I know it's not actually impossible, and people with less free time than me read, like, hundreds of books a year, but I'm . . .

TBR Cleanup

Since joining in 2014, I added a crazy number of books to my TBR. Like, 600+ books. And many of them were really crappy-looking books that only had, like, 50 ratings. I'm not saying you should only read megahits... Personally, I usually don't find independently-published books very good. I've read quite a few of them, and to be frank, they are . . .

2018 in Review

Good evening and welcome to my final post of 2018. For years I've been doing the same little NYE post as a kind of recap of the past year, and I enjoy it more and more every year. Non-book-wise, this was a pretty busy year. My girlfriend and I celebrated 3 years of dating. We also worked at the same place for over 6 months and managed not to . . .

Finding Mr. Brightside | book review

Title: Finding Mr. Brightside Author: Jay Clark Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. Publication Date: March 2015 Rating: 3.5 stars I received this book free through Goodreads First Reads. I enter those giveaways daily, and this was the first book I won. Goodreads is the best, and Jay Clark is amazing for sending me a free (autographed!!!!!) copy of…