Ten Book Recommendations for Slytherins – #TTT

Top Ten Tuesdays is BACK! The ladies at the Broke and the Bookish have posted the first prompt in months! Raise your hand if you’re excited! The topic this week is “Ten Book Recommendations for _______”.  Immediately, this read in my head as a Hogwarts house, so I’m going with SLYTHERINS*. (Wait, what?  I thought … More Ten Book Recommendations for Slytherins – #TTT

Burgers & Shakes for Everyone! – OR – Why Food is Such an AWESOME Element of Setting

I read novels to get immersed into awesome worlds. Okay, so if I really broke it down I would tell you that characters are awesome, plot is essential, love stories are annoying (I’M SORRY GUYS, I WANT MONSTERS NOT KISSING), and can magic please exist?  But the escapism element?  Yeah, that’s why I read in a … More Burgers & Shakes for Everyone! – OR – Why Food is Such an AWESOME Element of Setting

Happy Birthday Harry Potter! (The Ultimate Harry Potter Tag)

Happy 37th* birthday, Harry Potter! *37, because in 2014 Rowling revealed he was almost 34.  I’M ON TOP OF THIS STUFF, GUYS! Harry Potter has been one of the biggest literary influences of my life.  Harry gave me something to talk about to friends, Harry taught me grammar, Harry taught me to fight for what … More Happy Birthday Harry Potter! (The Ultimate Harry Potter Tag)

July FairyLoot Unboxing (+ Kitten)

FIRST AND FOREMOST! If you have ordered July’s “Trickster” FairyLoot box and you haven’t opened it yet, do not continue.  This post is spoilerific.  SO MANY SPOILERS.  AND PICTURES!  Because that’s how I do. My box arrived yesterday.  SO MUCH EXCITEMENT.  Since I’m overseas, I wasn’t expecting the box for another couple of weeks at least. … More July FairyLoot Unboxing (+ Kitten)