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Hello and happy October 1st!  October is such a fun and beautiful time of year.  I especially love reading mysterious, spooky, and atmospheric books around this time.  The past couple of months, I’ve been in a bit of reading slump, but that’s pretty much over now.  I have so many books I’m hoping to get to this month, and I’m planning on participating in two different readathons: the Hocus Pocus Readathon, which… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: TOP TEN BOOKS TO READ FOR HALLOWEEN Tomorrow is Halloween!  In honor of that, I’m going to be sharing ten of my favorite books that I think are perfect to read for Halloween.  I like the books that I read in October to be atmospheric, festive, and mysterious, and all ten of the books… Read More

Hey everyone! Well, the Sbooktober Readathon is officially over, and Halloween day is almost here.  Last Sunday, I shared my TBR and now it’s time for me to wrap up how this readathon went for me! Unfortunately, I didn’t get everything on my TBR read.  But, this week was pretty busy for me, so I’m not surprised at all.  But that’s okay, because readathons are just supposed to be fun! 🙂 Alrighty, here’s… Read More

Hello!  In honor of Blogtober and Blogoween, today I’m sharing with you all my TBR for the second readathon I’m participating in this month! The Sbooktober Readathon started today, October 21st and goes through October 27th!  You can click here to get all the details! I’ve decided to join the Lycans team, led by Vanessa @ Paper Faerie! 🐺🌕 Alright, here’s the challenges and the books I’ve chosen:  Join Sbooktober Read a… Read More

  I love Halloween movies! I’m also a big scaredy-cat.  So, when I saw Anna @ The Bursting Bookshelf’s prompt for Blogoween, I just new I had to participate.  Today’s topic is my Top 5 Non-Horror Halloween Movies! Okay, here we go!

It is Day 4 of Blogtober and my first official post for Blogoween!  Today’s post is all about witches!  This blog prompt was created by Kaleena at Reader Voracious in honor of Blogoween, so be sure to check out her favorite books about witches, too! 🧙🏼‍♀️ The original prompt was supposed to be about sharing five of your favorite books about witches.  Well, when I went to write this post, I realized I had… Read More

Hey everyone, and welcome to the first day of Blogtober! In case you missed my announcement, I’m participating in Blogtober and Blogoween, which means you can expect a new post from me every single day during the month of October. To start things off, today I’m going to be sharing some of the books I hope to get through this month.  I don’t typically have set, monthly TBR’s, but because it is… Read More

It’s Top Ten Tuesday again!  It’s a weekly bookish list hosted by That Artsy Reader Girl! This week’s topic is: TOP TEN Books on My Fall TBR Hello everyone! I apologize for being so quite on my blog this past week!  September is always a busy month for me, and so my blogging and reading has slipped a bit these past few weeks.  That being said, things are starting to be more manageable again,… Read More

Hey everyone!  Today, I’ve got a super fun tag to do.  With Halloween so close, I thought it would be the perfect time to do the Hocus Pocus book tag!  The tag was created by Katie at Never Not Reading, and I was tagged by Danielle over at The Introverted Book Nerd.  Thank you so much for tagging me!!  I love Halloween, and like many, Hocus Pocus is a Halloween classic, and a movie I… Read More