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. ūüôā 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 …

I Need Books Again. (Hello, Internet, I’m Still Here!)

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Hello, internet! Long time no talk. I haven’t blogged since September because I’ve been positively swamped. I love all of the activity this fall has brought with it, but there hasn’t been much time to slow down and write about it. School, bonfires, lots of getting-together with friends, baking, vet visits, shopping, errands, more school, piano lessons and festivals, novel-writing… …

Currently

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LISTENING TO “She (For Liz)” // Parachute “Meet Virginia” // Train “Something in Common” // Free Energy “You Got Me” // Colbie Caillat “Thoroughly Modern Millie” // Sutton Foster (Broadway Musical) everything on “Red” Deluxe (because it’s FALL) // Taylor Swift WISHING FOR Approximately one thousand five hundred & twenty six dollars for everything I want to buy, which includes: …

Currently…

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Well hello there bookworms! It’s been a while. I know. I’m sorry. Life has been crazy. We’re talking supreme cheese pizza with olives and pineapple and bacon and sausage and the whole nine yards¬†crazy.¬†Since my summer isn’t going to settle down anytime soon, I’ve decided to switch up my blogging schedule. Instead of three times a week, I will be …

by the book tag

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What book is on your nightstand now?¬†Glass Sword¬†by Victoria Aveyard. I got this way back in February (face it, months go by before I read a book I get. What can I say? It’s so easy for them to get lost on my mess of a bookshelf!)¬†Glass Sword¬†is the sequel to¬†Red Queen.¬†Honestly,¬†Red Queen¬†felt like a cliche melting pot of every …

vacation recap!

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I’M BACK, BOOKWORMS! It’s been twelve days. Twelve glorious days of vacation and I’ve come back six books behind my reading goal with a major Disney hangover. I’m also drowning in piano recital pieces and wrapping up the school year. Help. Coming back from vacation is a bit like taking down a Christmas tree –¬†no one¬†likes to think about it. …

review: rose under fire by elizabeth wein // and giveaway winner announcements!

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Elizabeth Wein, author of the critically-acclaimed and best-selling Code Name Verity, delivers another stunning WWII thriller. The unforgettable story of Rose Justice is forged from heart-wrenching courage, resolve, and the slim, bright chance of survival. I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW HOW I COULD WRITE AN EVEN REMOTELY COHERENT REVIEW FIR THIS MASTERPIECE, BUT I WILL TRY. I HONESTLY DON’T KNOW HOW …

stacking the shelves #34

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HEY WHAT’S UP HELLO?¬† I had no clue how to start this blog post, so there you go. I got a¬†lot¬†of books to read this week. I’m kind of overwhelmed — not to mention the fact that I’m reading four books at once, so that’s crazy. (Yeah… ignore my “currently reading” widget for now. I¬†am¬†reading¬†The Maze Runner,¬†but alongside three others, …