Toxic Tropes

So, I’m reading a book that uses the “not like other girls” trope, and I couldn’t help thinking about how utterly toxic this idea is. What’s most upsetting about this is the fact that I never once thought much of it when I was a young girl reading these books. What's even more unfortunate is the…

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Girls of Storm and Shadow; Recent NetGalley Requests

I'm probably incredibly late with this request since I'm fairly certain that Girls of Storm and Shadow been up on NetGalley for a long time. I imagine there are a lot of us who are incredibly excited about reading this follow up novel, so I won't be too upset it someone else gets it over me. To…

Switchback [Danika Stone]; 2019 YA Releases

I honestly have no desire to read Switchback by Danika Stone. Not only is it too much of realistic fiction for my interest, but it's also kind of terrifying and I am so not here for that. I watched a film forever ago called Frozen, a thriller about three skiers who ended up stuck on a ski lift for…

Whoa, Titles!; Top Ten Tuesday

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl. These aren't my top ten forever best titles or anything, largely because gathering those would take forever since I don't currently have a Goodreads shelf for awesome titles--I really should, though--but they are some pretty amazing titles that I took the time to…

Ruthless Gods; Recent NetGalley Requests

I can't recall how long ago it was that I wished for Ruthless Gods on NetGalley, but I had an amazing surprise last week when I was informed that I was chosen randomly to receive the ARC. Ironically enough, I've been reading Wicked Saints for a while now and only just started to get into it--I was super…

Tackling Depression

The funny thing about depression that I've noticed over the years is that, while you have every intention of getting something done and you're excited about your goals, there's always this weight holding you back from getting it done. Ironically, as I move forward to try and really address my issues with this particular aspect…