Month: January 2022

The Last Ten Books Tag | Frappes & Fiction

It’s been a while since I did a book tag on here, so here we go!

Book Review: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio (Shakespeare Is Dangerous) | SPOILER REVIEW

I am once again returning to the land of dark academia for a (spoiler) review of If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio.

5 Books To Read If You Loved One Of Us Is Lying

Three months ago, the TV adaptation of Karen McManus’s hit YA mystery novel One Of Us Is Lying premiered on Peacock. I haven’t watched the show yet, but I have read the book and as a self-proclaimed mystery enthusiast, I’d like to share some similar book recommendations with you.

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut: Pacifism, Predeterminism, and Alien Abductions?

That was a really very strange book about how war is hell while managing to fit in possibly hallucinated aliens (in my interpretation, at least?)

Everything You Need to Know to Start a Book Blog in 2022 | A Step-By-Step Guide

Do you love reading? Do you love writing? Do you want to get your opinions on all things books out into the world and have discussions with fellow word nerds about all things literary? Have you always wanted to post book reviews online?

8 Foolproof Ways To Read More Books This Year | How I Read 100+ Books A Year

As you have probably learned from social media, it is in fact no longer 2021. (It’s 2022!) This means that people are trying to set all sorts of lofty goals for the New Year, and one pretty common goal is… to read more books.

The 5 Best Nonfiction Books of 2021

Nonfiction: the world’s most boring book genre.
… or so I thought.

Answering Your Questions About Me! | 800 Followers Special

I reached 800 blog (including email) followers a few days ago, so I asked on Twitter and Instagram for some questions for an “AMA” post to commemorate the milestone. Thank you so much to everyone who supports this blog!

Book Review: Memory Minefield by Mel Torrefranca | YA Mystery with a Sci-Fi Twist

I’ve been watching Mel Torrefranca’s YouTube channel for a while and she is so inspiring, so when I saw that her publishing house Lost Island Press was giving away free ebooks of her new novella, I had to download it.

Book Review: The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath | Feminism, Isolation and 1950s Womanhood

It’s hard not to have heard of Sylvia Plath. People seem to take morbid interest in the fact that she killed herself just a month after the publication of her only novel– The Bell Jar. This book has been on my TBR for over a year, and when I finally got around to reading it, I wondered why I had waited so long.

10 Classic Books As Stereotypes of Their Readers

What does your favorite book say about you?

The 15 Best Books I Read in 2021, Ranked (Fiction Edition)

You know when you read a book that’s so good you wish you’d written it yourself? All the books on this list are like that for me.