"Anthropocene is a proposed term for the current geologic age, in which humans have profoundly reshaped the planet and its biodiversity." The Anthropocene Reviewed is exactly that -- John Green reviewing and rating various aspects of the Anthropocene. But Green's reviews don't sound like a Yelp! or Google review of your . . .
After battling a new wave of magic-obsessed vampires in America, Simon, Baz, Penny, and Agatha return home face their fears, futures, and new threats. Simon has decided to leave magic and the World of Mages behind for good – but does that mean leaving his friends and boyfriend behind, too? Baz has quite a few emergencies to . . .
Hey, guys! I did a mid-year check-in on TikTok but completely forgot about my annual mid-year blog post! I love TikTok, but I'll never get sick of my blog. Sorry for forgetting! So, here's my mid-year post just a couple days late... (almost an entire month late 😫) I’m never actually tagged to do this, but I don't care. The tag was created . . .
Morgan is a track star at her private Catholic school but is forced to transfer during her senior year when her identity is called into question. Apparently, being queer goes against the school’s code of conduct. At her new public school, Morgan is out and proud and loud about it – no one’s going to force her back into the closet ever again. But when she . . .
Joe is done with big cities. After leaving New York to move to L.A., he’s finally settling down off the coast of Washington on a small, quiet island. He buys a house on the beach and spends his time volunteering three days a week at the local library. That’s where he meets her: Mary Kay DiMarco. She’s a librarian and she is his . . .
Elio and his parents spend every summer in a gorgeous cliffside mansion in Italy. During the summer, they play host to a different graduate student every year, who's meant to help Elio's father while also working on their own project. In 1983, the summer Elio is seventeen, a man named Oliver is their summer guest. There is an instant . . .
Top Ten Tuesday was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together. Each week, the blogger will post a new Top Ten list topic for everyone to weigh-in on. This Week: Books On My Summer 2021 TBR (or winter, if you live in the southern hemisphere). I do not stick to TBRs. Ever. Do I make them? Yes. Do I . . .
Alina Starkov is a nobody. An orphan. A mapmaker in the First Army. But when she ventures into the Shadow Fold, a stretch of land covered in darkness and crawling with horrible monsters, she unleashes a dormant power to save her closest friend, Mal. She’s a Grisha, a magical being, and one of the most powerful at that. She’s . . .
Stevie has just solved the infamous cold case at her high school from 1936, along with a few other murders that happened around her during the investigation. Now she’s back home working a crappy summer job and missing her friends. So when she gets an email from someone who wants to make a podcast about the Box in the Woods murders . . .
New York has not been kind to Jayne. She barely makes it to class most days, she lives in a shitty apartment with her leach of a (not)boyfriend, and she struggles daily with an eating disorder that she's not really able to admit to or deal with yet. But she's made it out of Texas, and that's all that matters. Until her sister June, who Jayne is . . .