Bookish Life: I’m Feeling…

I'm not supposed to be officially back from my hiatus until Sunday, but I felt I needed to get this out. There's a lot going on in this little mind of mine. I'm feeling loved...  I want to start this out positively and say that I lack no love in my life and for that I am eternally grateful. From my wonderful fiancé Dave to my always supportive family to the many bookish friends I have around the world, I am surrounded by an amazing support group and am so happy to have you all in my life....

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Bookish Mail: Dark and Complex Recs with Alexandra

Bookish Mail: Recommendations with Alexandra
Bookish Mail is my book recommendation feature utilizing postcards. Each time a reader sends me a book recommendation on a postcard, the reader and recommendation are featured on the blog along with my responding postcard and recommendation. If you’re interested in sending me a postcard to be a part of this feature, please email me to exchange mailing details and Goodreads info. Alexandra's Recommendation Hi Asti. I was originally going to recommend The Darkest Minds, but...

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Bookish Month: July 2015

Bookish Month: July 2015 Feature Header
Bookish Month is more or less my version of a bookish monthly recap. I talk about anything from the books that caught my eye that month to the books I added to my ever-increasing TBR pile. The Video Edition https://youtu.be/hunWWmZ-V_M As I sometimes do, I recorded a YouTube version of this post. If you would prefer to watch that, feel free, otherwise enjoy the content in my usual typed-out rambly way below. :) Added to my Bookcase I blame discounts for all purchases I made during...

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Bookish Finds: Malena Valcárcel’s Book Sculptures

Bookish Finds Malena Valcárcel Book Sculptures
Bookish Finds is a feature in which I share and discuss book-related art I find online. While I appreciate some readers do not like the idea of books being cut up and transformed into something else (which means they might want to refrain from looking at this post...), I can't help but see a certain beauty in the second life of these books. This week I am featuring the book and paper art of Malena Valcárcel. Malena is an artist living in Spain who taught herself everything she knows...

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Bookish Parade: Cinder by Marissa Meyer

Bookish Parade: Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Bookish Parade is my sporadic cover feature in which I highlight the various international editions of a chosen book. Previously, I would look at the covers and provide individual commentary on each, followed by my personal rankings of favorite to least favorite editions. But as I felt it was too similar to other features (because really, who doesn't love to rank covers from favorite to least favorite?), I decided to switch things up by looking at the common themes. For this edition...

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