FIRST POST OF THE YEAR! What better way to kick off the year than talk about book stores? There are a few bigger-known book store chains in Louisville, such as Barnes & Noble and Half Price Books. HPB is one of my favorites; while B&N often has new releases and a wider selection, it’s just…… Continue reading What I Do When I Go to a Book Store
I wasn’t completely sure I’d make it to a year of blogging, if I’m completely honest. This past year has been full of long stretches without posts, due to school or my own laziness. These Bookish Adventures has changed so much over the past year, in design AND name. As I think back to what this…… Continue reading It’s My 1st Blogiversary!
Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred moments so dear Five hundred twenty-five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure, measure a year? In blog posts? In comments? In book feels? In bloggers reading? In new friends? Twitter chats? In fandoms? Or followers? In five hundred twenty-five thousand six…… Continue reading 525,600 Minutes
It’s been a while since I last wrote a post (thanks, high school) but as the Season of Breaks is here, I’m hoping to post more in the last 2 weeks of the year. Junior year has been so hectic–I’ve written close to 60 pages in essays for one class. Since I’m so behind on…… Continue reading Past, Present, and Future Reads
Book: The Secret of a Heart Note Format: ARC, paperback Release Date: December 27, 2016 Goodreads Summary: Sometimes love is right under your nose. As one of only two aromateurs left on the planet, sixteen-year-old Mimosa knows what her future holds: a lifetime of weeding, mixing love elixirs, and matchmaking—all while remaining incurably alone. For Mim, the rules are…… Continue reading Stop & Smell the Roses // ARC Review: The Secret of a Heart Note by Stacey Lee
Book:The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Format: Paperback Goodreads Summary: Somewhere within our crowded sky, a crew of wormhole builders hops from planet to planet, on their way to the job of a lifetime. To the galaxy at large, humanity is a minor species, and one patched-up construction vessel is a mere speck…… Continue reading Review: The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet
Book: This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab Format: Hardcover Goodreads Summary: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war, a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their home…… Continue reading Review: This Savage Song