5 Books & What They Taught Me About Writing

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Since most readers tend to also be writers (or people who aspire to write a book someday), I think we all know that wonderful, indescribable feeling of finishing a book that makes you think: Wow. I wish I could write something like that. For me, those are my favorite kind of books. Every reader has different tastes. I find historical fiction the …

Happy Third Birthday, Dear Blog!

Emily rambles 24 Comments

Hi, bookworms! This is coming to you a day late because while I had this post all typed up and nicely edited, I forgot. to. post it. (Major face-palming moment, but better late than never, right?) 🙂 I can’t believe for the bookish has been a passion of mine for three whole years. I can’t think of anything besides reading itself that …

Currently…

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It’s been four months since I last did a “currently” post, so I thought the time had come to let you guys all know what I’m up to outside of reading again. 🙂 LISTENING TO “Every It” // Caitlin Mahoney “Don’t Be Shy” // Cat Stevens “There She Goes” // The La’s “Cheek to Cheek” // Ella Fitzgerald (Fred Astaire’s …

4 Books You Should Be Reading This Winter

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Georgia just got its first snow of the season. I’m laying in bed, under three blankets and cozy socks on, tea with milk and honey on my nightstand, Spotify playing in the background, candle burning nearby… *contented sigh* Honestly, does life get any better? No. No it does not. Except maybe if I was finishing the novel I’m pulling my …

2017 Bookshelf Tour

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It’s crazy to me that For the Bookish has been around long enough for me to have a 2014, 2015, 2016, and now 2017 bookshelf tour! Feel free to visit my previous bookshelf tours I’ve linked, but do ignore the cringe-worthy photography and books aligned in uneven heights. (Whyyy, Emily. No. Match the height of those books, girl.) I would …