One of my favorite tropes is the “Slow Burn” trope ❤ What is not to love about two people falling for each other…agonizingly…slowly… Sometimes there is angst, sometimes witty banter, sometimes hidden glances — or sometimes all three. My favorite part of the ‘Slow Burn’ trope are all the feels that accompany the journey to…… Continue reading Favorite Slow Burners ❤
I have read and reread the Harry Potter series more times than I could possible count. My favorite in the series has to be Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, and least favorite is the third book in the series, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. I have recently started collecting the illustrated…… Continue reading Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
I’m a collector. I collect chocolate chips, cats, Kpop music, flannel sheets, face masks, LUSH bubble bars…and cookbooks. I have a bookcase in my kitchen corner with all the cookbooks I have bought or received as gifts throughout the years – I have read through them all… and maybe…maybe have cooked eight recipes from all…… Continue reading Favorite Cookbooks
There is one thing I need to make crystal clear. Kpop is SO much better than anything the States can cough up. Yes, the States did produce N’Sync and Fifth Harmony… but South Korea definitely dominates with producing hundreds upon thousands of Kpop groups that span the range of musical genres from ballads to rap…… Continue reading It’s all about…KPOP!
For the month of May I decided to reread Carry On by Rainbow Rowell. Carry On is a very loose adaptation of what could be seen as a grown up version of Harry Potter – an adaptation that gives a sassy wink towards the cliche tropes of “the chosen one,” “the boarding school friendship,” and…… Continue reading Carry On
My April reread is Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil. It is a contemporary nerdy coming of age story of a boy faced with a situation that is unknown to him…like living in Outer Space. In a nutshell: Sam is a sweet, gangly, geek-movie-nerd who has a small circle of friends who have…… Continue reading Life in Outer Space
April showers bring May flowers — and a list of books for you that made me shed some of my own waterworks. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See is a historical fiction novel set during World War II. The story follows two characters, one in Germany,…… Continue reading Books That Made Me Cry