Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is the ten most recent additions to my bookshelf. While I have been trying to keep my TBR under control and limit the number of new books coming in, new ones inevitably end up there – especially around the holidays. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Ten Most Recent Additions to MyRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is the books I hope Santa brings. If I’m perfectly honest, I would love to receive every book on my enormous wishlist, including some that aren’t out yet. However, being a bit more realistic, I have narrowed it down to 11 books I would love to see under the tree from Santa. Hopefully, if I do get some of these books, they won’t sit on my TBR for too long. The post may contain affiliate links. This meansRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is Books On My Winter 2023 To-Read List. While I don’t always stick to seasonal TBRs, they are a good excuse to pull books from my large TBR and see how many I can get through. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Books On My Winter 2023 To-Read List Yona of theRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is reasons why I’m thankful for books. Reasons Why I’m Thankful for Books They allow me to escape. As a child, reading a book allowed me to escape from the unpleasantness of life and have some quiet solitude. The same can be said for my adult years, though I’m no longer looking to escape negatively, but merely enjoy another world for a while. They let me learn. I have read a ton of non-fiction books over the yearsRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is Mainstream Popular Authors that I Still Have Not Read. I feel like I don’t keep track of the current popular authors, so this was quite challenging to list. However, I know there are a number of authors over the last few years that many people have loved and raved about that I have yet to read. Most of them are YA authors, a genre I don’t read very much of. Without further ado, here they are inRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is reading goals I still want to accomplish before the end of the year. Back in January, I shared my bookish goals for 2023. So, it’s time to see how I have been doing with them, which goals I will still be working on, and what ones I am dropping. Reading Goals I Still Want to Accomplish Before the End of the Year My Original Reading Goals for 2023 Read my owned but unread books. I have beenRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is secondary characters who deserve their own book. There are so many great secondary characters in books and some of these truly deserve more page time. While this topic initially sounded easy, I found myself scouring my TBR and read books in order to find characters to go on this list. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission atRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is Books on My Fall 2023 To-Read List. I always love creating various TBRs and it helps me get through my admittedly large but steadily shrinking TBR. A lot of the books here are newer releases and I am excited to read this during the fall. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you.Read More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is my favorite character relationship. This is a broad topic and can cover romantic or platonic relationships, familiar relationships, those between humans and animals, or anything else. For my list, I mostly focus on romantic relationships, with a few others mixed in. The post may contain affiliate links. This means that should you make a purchase after following one of these links, I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Favorite Character Relationships KariganRead More →

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by That Arty Reader Girl. Each week, we are given a bookish topic to discuss. This week’s theme is water. This is a fairly open topic, so it could be book covers with water or water-themed books. After some thought and having a look at my shelves, I decided to go with books involving water. Some of these books focus on water as a main part of their stories, while others water plays a role in a few scenes that do have some decent significance to the main story. The post may contain affiliate links. ThisRead More →