Category: Random Thoughts

Merry and Bright – My Christmas Wishlists

Merry and Bright – My Christmas Wishlists

So, it is coming up to the season for gift giving. I have been asked about what I want for Christmas a few times by followers, so I thought I would just put some stuff into a blog post to make it easy to find. I feel super strange posting this, but you are all […]

November 13, 2017
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My 2018 Book Blogging Plan – The First of Many Posts

Last week, someone I knew on Twitter was talking about how she was deleting her NetGalley and Edelweiss accounts. I tried reaching out to her to see if I could link to her post when I wrote this, but sadly she has deleted her Twitter. UPDATE – She didn’t actually delete her Twitter. Something glitched, or […]

November 13, 2017
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Medical Stuff – An Update

In June, I wrote a post about my medical costs and how they are a lot higher than anticipated and that I had lost my insurance. You are all lovely people and I received a lot of love and support following my post, for which I am eternally grateful. In the time since that post […]

July 11, 2017
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The Psychology of Buying Books When You Are Poor

Hello awesome nerds, I thought I might take you a little ways into my mind today. Hold my hand, mind the gap, and don’t poke anything and we will be fine. As a person without a lot of money for frivolities (which unfortunately includes books) I tend to buy my books used. As such, I […]

June 26, 2017
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An Update!

Hello, bookish lovelies! I just wanted to take a moment to tell you all what has been going on with me and the blog lately. Personal/Health Throughout 2016, I was struggling really badly with my fibromyalgia. I was seeing a pain clinic locally, and we tried a number of different medicines. Some gave me bad […]

April 25, 2017
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Why I am Still Reading Problematic Books

I have been blogging about books since about 2010 under various handles. I have seen the evolution of the blogging community, and myself along with it. The latest level of evolution is that book bloggers are becoming more aware of problematic books. Which is awesome. It is very important to be aware of problematic books […]

April 12, 2017
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Canada Reads – Day 3

Haven’t watched Day 3 of Canada Reads yet? You can watch it online here. Here there be spoilers. I have finally put my finger on what it is about Jody Mitic that doesn’t sit right with me. I feel like in these debates, we see his politician coming through. And I just really inherently dislike […]

March 30, 2017
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Books Belong to Their Readers

**UPDATE, OCTOBER 20: S.E. Hinton seems to have backed off a bit. She is still adamant that she has written the characters as straight, but seems to be more accepting that readers will have their own interpretations and that it is not an insult to her that they do.** This John Green quote gets thrown […]

October 19, 2016
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In Which I Have Had A (Very) Bad Few Months

Hello Bookworms! I hope you are all well. It has been a few months since I posted anything personal, and my reviews have been sporadic at best. It has been a really hard couple of months in the Blue household. In January, my fur baby Chico fell ill with some nerve problems. In February, after […]

April 6, 2015
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