3 is better than none!

aka ayyyyy, I did it again.



I managed to read three books this month, and this was an intense motnh for me at work so, that’s a big accomplishment.





This one took me much longer than usual to give a rating… I think I’ve decided on 3 stars, solely based on plot. Character wise… Meh.



Sirius will always be my favorite fictional uncle. He’s a terrible influence but a fierce protector. Still my favorite book in the srleries.




Nothing about my feelings for this book has changed. Book 2 can’t get here fast enough.


What have you read this month?




This isn’t the post I planned…

aka I ran out of time



So, while thoroughly obsessed with all things Carry On atm, I’m also…


– rewatching the entire 6 seasons of Grimm,


Alongside his partner Hank, Portland Homicide Detective Nick Burkhardt learns that he is the last descendant of the “Grimms”. In his auspicious new role, he is now responsible for protecting the human world from monsters brought to life from fairy tales.


This was one of those series that I never missed an episode of, and that I was always recommending to everyone. I’ve FINALLY gotten my family interested so it’s a group affair (the best kinds).



– keeping up with Shooter


Based on the novel and film of the same name, the series follows Bob Lee Swagger, a decorated veteran who is recruited back into the fold to stop a Presidential assassination. However, when Swagger’s former commanding officer Isaac Johnson frames him, it is up to Swagger to protect his family and clear his name.


This show is equal parts frustrating and entertaining. I cannot stop!



– and trying to figure out how to cram in the new season of Luke Cage and all of the World Cup games on top of all of that. Gah.


A gritty, action-packed drama that follows the evolution of Luke Cage, from a wrongly accused ex-con to a hero with super strength. After a failed relationship with fellow Marvel superhero Jessica Jones, Cage tries to settle down in Harlem, but the New York criminal element forces him back in, to do battle for his city.


Action packed, chocolatey goodness. Mhmm.


What are your current obsessions?

One Year on WordPress!

aka It’s our anniversary




Can you believe it’s been one year since I switched over to this platform? I can hardly believe it myself!


This past year has been…a rollercoaster to say the least. There has been so much loss and failures but, above all, there have been successes.



My year at a glance:


Received over 200 likes

Gained over 35 followers

Published over 80 posts

Read approximately 75 books

Reviewed 14 books (not including wrap-ups)

Started a bookstagram

Contemplated booktube

Found new favorites and reexamined old favorites (and not so favorites)



These things might not seem like a lot for you, but it means the world to me.


Plus, I think I’ve finally gotten a handle on this whole blogging thing (she says while crossing her fingers and praying nothing goes wrong in the near future). There hasn’t been a month that I’ve not uploaded, I’ve done tags, I’ve done memes, I’ve done reviews…what’s next?


I look forward to another year on here.



I also want to say thank you to those of you who continue to come back, post after post (and even the ones who drop in every once in a while).



Thank You


Currently Reading

aka another one of these?!


Yes, I know that it’s Monday and that I usually do these types of posts on a Friday, but…well, here we are.



As I type this, I’ve just finished Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, which continues to prove one of my favorites in the series. Now I am about to re-enter another world that I love:




I can’t wait to fall in love with Simon and Baz all over again.


What are you currently reading?


Dee ^_^

Maybe Monday

aka the books I marked as ‘maybe’ on Goodreads.



I’m a highly indecisive creature, whose reading tastes vary at a whim and so there are quite a few books with topics that I typically like…but somehow haven’t had the desire to pick up yet. These are those books. Books that sound interesting but feel like they are missing that ONE thing that makes me instantly crave it.









Out of all of these, the ones I feel most likely to pick up above all else are Valentino’s fairytale reimaginings.



Each of these doesn’t quite meet the mark for different reasons, but do any catch your fancy?





Dee ^_^

First Line Friday

aka the time I hopped on yet another bandwagon.





I saw a few blogger friends doing this one (okay, more than a few) and since I suffer from the world’s worst case of FOMO, here we are.



This meme is brought to you by




The goal: Hook the reader with the first lines of a book rather than it’s cover.

Here’s mine:

“I walk to the bus station by myself.


There’s always a fuss over my paperwork when I leave. All summer long, we’re not even allowed to walk to Tescos without a chaperone and permission from the Queen—then, in the autumn, I just sign myself out of the children’s home and go.”

Any guesses?
This one is going to be pretty obvious if you saw Monday’s post…but these lines come from:
Please tell me you’ve read it. And if you haven’t, tell me that these lines are at least a tad bit intriguing?

My dreams are coming true!

Aka I can’t eveeeeen!




Coming 2020


I don’t know if you know this about me (if you’ve been on my blog any time before this you’d know) but I absolutely loved Carry On. I even said that I wished there was a sequel. And then…THIS happened?! OMG!!!

I need this in my hands right now…but I hope that tagline doesn’t mean that SnoBaz is over.





Untitled Six of Crows #3


Coming 2019


I was satisfied with the ending. I had convinced myself that Kaz and Inej would eventually find their way back to each other and live happily ever after. I had told myself that King of Scars would be enough for me. And then Leigh answered my innermost desires. Gah!


Are you looking forward to these two new books? Any of your faves announce a continuation to a story you really wanted more of? Let me know.

Dee ^_^

June Wishlist – The six things I hope to accomplish this month.

New Phone!

The one I’m currently using was always meant to be temporary, and it seems to be at it’s end.

I’m working towards this one though. Hopefully before the month ends…


Read Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

I don’t know how I managed to leave this off of my ‘most anticipated’ but…it definitely is. I reaaaaally wanna get to this one.


Finish three of my current reads

It by Stephen King – This one is long overdue.

The Last Time I Liked by Riley Sager – I don’t know why this one is taking me so long…

Veil of Midnight by Lara Adrian – This one is almost certain. But I’m still putting it on here just in case.


Officially start Bullet Journalling


I’ve been dabbling in the world of BuJo, but I want to do it right.


Career/Self Improvement

Get some insight on how to better perform my role in this new position.



UPDATE: I bit the bullet and adjstead my Goodreads Reading Challenge. I reduced it to 40.


What is your June looking like?