Have you ever re-read a book and thought twice about your initial review of it? I have. Sometimes I come back to a book feeling that I liked it better the second time around. Does that mean I increase my rating? Other times I realize I missed a lot of problematic aspects now that I’mContinue reading “Revising Book Reviews for Re-Reads”
I browsed through my Goodreads TBR list a couple of months ago to see what I wanted to buy with my Barnes & Noble birthday coupon. I ended up deleting several books from my list. I’m not the same person I was when I added them to my TBR years ago. It doesn’t mean they’dContinue reading “TBR List Woes: It’s OK to Cut Ties With Books”
I got into comic books pretty late in the game (see my post about that here). The thrill of collecting issues soon waned though as I grew overwhelmed with the number of stories I wanted to keep up with. It’s easy to fall behind on so many issues, especially if you follow the big two:Continue reading “Why Giving Up On Comic Books Is OK”
I picked this book up for black history month and finished it just before February ended. Americanah tells the story of Ifemelu, a Nigerian woman growing up in Africa with some of the same concerns as most teenagers, and some not so common. As she navigates her youth and becomes a college student, the constantContinue reading “Meagan Reads Fiction: Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie”
Aside from being an avid reader, I also love listening to podcasts. Naturally, I gravitate toward a lot of bookish pods. I started in podcasts with Welcome to Nightvale and Lore, but soon expanded from audio dramas to topical shows. My foray into the bookish podcast world started with Book Riot, and it’s only gottenContinue reading “4 Bookish Podcasts for Your Reading Life”
What is it about not finishing a book that gives us so much guilt? Find out in my latest blog post!
A couple of weeks ago my grandmother was in a car accident. This left her badly injured and in need of constant care for a week. Since I’m currently unemployed, the responsibility fell to me, which I don’t mind. I mean, I’m home. What else am I doing?
I read a few Michael Connelly mystery books and other similar novels throughout college. I’m currently working through another hard-boiled mystery, Privileged Lives, the first in the Vincent Cardozo novels by Edward Stewart. I love the gritty, dirty mood and feel these novels provide. I like rough around the edges detectives who are kind ofContinue reading “The Problem With My Problematic Fave”
This is the sequel to The Demon King from the Seven Realms series. Possible spoilers ahead, so if you plan on reading these books, proceed with caution. In the continuation of this series, Raisa makes it to Oden’s Ford with her childhood friend and complicated love interest Amon Byrne, after having fled the Fells toContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: The Exiled Queen by Cinda Williams Chima”
My last read of 2018 and first review of 2019. This is the third and final installment in Cassandra Clare’s The Dark Artifices series, another story set in the Shadowhunter world. I want to start by saying that Clare is one of my favorite authors. I adore her Shadowhunter world. It wasn’t until just aContinue reading “Meagan Reads YA Fantasy: Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare”