• The Oldest Books I Own

    January 17, 2020 by

    Over the years I’ve collected several books. Some right on the release date, and some from many years ago at a used bookstore for $2. Some I had heard a lot about and others, I still don’t think I’ve read the synopsis of. My goal for this year is to read some of the oldest… Read more

  • Book review: Foolish Hearts

    January 15, 2020 by

    Book: Foolish Hearts Author: Emma Mills Published: December 5th, 2017 Rating: ★★★★★ When Claudia accidentally eavesdrops on the epic breakup of Paige and Iris, the it-couple at her school, she finds herself in hot water with prickly, difficult Iris. Thrown together against their will in the class production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, along with the goofiest, cutest boy… Read more

  • TTT: Bookish Discoveries I Made In 2019

    January 14, 2020 by

    Top Ten Tuesday is run by The Artsy Reader Girl. 1) Fantasy genre I have always been a fan of fantasy, but didn’t read it that often. In 2019, as I started to lose interest in YA contemporary novels, I found myself reaching more often for YA fantasy and then adult fantasy as well. I… Read more

  • Kdrama Review: The Winter, The Wind Blows

    January 12, 2020 by

      Kdrama: The Winter, The Wind Blows Episodes: 16 Aired: February – April 2013 Rating: ★★ Oh Seo, who was abandoned by his mother as a child and was raised by Park Jin Sung’s family, is a notorious gambler in Cheongdam neighborhood. He is heartbroken and doesn’t care about anybody following the death of his… Read more

  • Brittney’s Top Ten Binge Worthy Kdramas

    January 10, 2020 by

    Kdramas are usually only one season long and that–along with the fun tropes, wild plots, and good acting–makes them all too easy to become addicted to. There are some kdramas that consumed my attention so much that I would count down the minutes at work until I could come home and watch them. In those… Read more

  • Most Anticipated Book Releases for the First Half of 2020

    January 7, 2020 by

    Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by the wonderful That Artsy Reader Girl You might be wondering, “Beth, isn’t this a backlist blog? Where you, you know… talk about books that were published earlier than this year?” You’re right! But that doesn’t mean I don’t love new releases! So I figured I’d do a fun challenge… Read more

  • Book Review: Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

    January 5, 2020 by

      Book: Far from the Tree Author: Robin Benway Published: October 3, 2017 Rating: ★★★★★ Being the middle child has its ups and downs. But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption,… Read more

  • Beth Watches The Office #1

    January 4, 2020 by

    It’s true! I’ve never actually watched The Office. I’m hanging my head in shame for the both of us, okay. In case you don’t know what The Office is, it’s a comedy show that first came out in 2005 and ran for 9 seasons. Steve Carell is in it. And they work in an office.… Read more

  • Book Review: Ghost of the Innocent Man

    January 1, 2020 by

     Book: Ghost of the Innocent Man Author: Benjamin Rachlin Published: August 15, 2017 Rating: ★★★★★During the last two decades, more than two thousand American citizens have been wrongfully convicted. Ghost of the Innocent Man brings us one of the most dramatic of those cases and provides the clearest picture yet of the national scourge of… Read more

  • Top Ten Favorite Books (and Dramas) of 2019

    December 31, 2019 by

    Top Ten Tuesday is ran by That Artsy Reader Girl. 1. The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang This book absolutely blew me away. Like I would periodacly stop in the middle of reading to marvel at just how amazing it was! The writing, the plot, the world building, the characters–it was so so good. And… Read more

  • Kdrama Review: Go Back Couple

    December 29, 2019 by

      Kdrama: Go Back Couple Episodes: 12 Aired: October 2017 – November 2017 Rating: ★★★★ Choi Ban Do and Ma Jin Joo are both 38-years-old and a married couple. Choi Ban Do has been burdened with being the breadwinner and Ma Jin Joo is a housewife with low self-esteem. Even though they loved each other… Read more

  • Kdramas On My To Watch List

    December 27, 2019 by

    As any book or kdrama lover knows, your list of what you want to check out next is never ending. On today’s post, I’m going to give you a peak into my kdrama to watch list and share five kdramas that I am dying to watch. 1. Your House Helper (2018) Synopsis: The daily life… Read more

  • Review: The Kiss Quotient

    December 25, 2019 by

     Book: The Kiss Quotient Author: Helen Hoang Published: June 5th, 2018 Rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis: A heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there’s not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella Lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe. She comes up with… Read more

  • Top Ten Books I Hope to Find Under My Tree

    December 24, 2019 by

    Top Ten Tuesday is ran by That Artsy Reader Girl Technically, I don’t normally ask for books for birthdays or holidays since I’m the one with the Barnes & Noble membership card and my boyfriend doesn’t know how to find anything in a bookstore. But these are books I’ll buy myself when I inevitable get… Read more

  • Book Review: Roomies by Christina Lauren

    December 22, 2019 by

    Book: RoomiesAuthor: Christina LaurenPublished: December 15, 2017Rating: ★★★★Marriages of convenience are so…inconvenient. For months Holland Bakker has invented excuses to descend into the subway station near her apartment, drawn to the captivating music performed by her street musician crush. Lacking the nerve to actually talk to the gorgeous stranger, fate steps in one night in… Read more

  • My Quest to 80% Ratio on Netgalley

    December 20, 2019 by

    This is a backlist blog, Beth, so why are you talking about Netgalley? Welllll, because I get a thrill every time I’m approved for an ARC. So I keep requesting and requesting aaand requesting. But I spend more time requesting than I do actually reading them. At the beginning of 2020, my feedback ratio is… Read more

  • Top Ten Tuesday: Winter TBR

    December 18, 2019 by

    Brittney here! I’m a mood reader so TBR lists are generally a no-go for me. But here are some books that I’m tentatively thinking of trying to read this winter: 1. The Institute by Stephen King I’ve read two book by Stephen King–The Shining and Christine. I loved The Shining, but couldn’t stand Christine (I… Read more

  • Review: The Girl in 6E

    December 18, 2019 by

     Book: The Girl in 6EAuthor: A.R. TorrePublished: April 15, 2013Rating: ★★★★I haven’t touched a human in three years. That seems like it would be a difficult task, but it’s not. Not anymore, thanks to the internet.I am, quite possibly, the most popular recluse ever. Not many shut-ins have a 200-member fan club, a bank account… Read more

  • Behind the Blog: Get to Know Us

    December 15, 2019 by

    We wanted to start this blog by answering some questions that will help you, the readers, get to know us more. What inspired this blog, what you’ll be seeing, and a glimpse into who we are behind the blog.   1. How did we meet? Beth: We met on Tumblr! This was back in I… Read more

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