My Top 5 Favorite Diverse Romantic Couples in Celebration of Valentine’s Day!! (aka None of You Are Surprised)

I hate Valentine’s Day!

Call me a cynic but I just. feel so weird about getting sappy and sentimental (not really). I know I do it quite often but I like to appear Cold and Unemotional (not really) and Valentine’s Day just messes it all up!

BUT I do appreciate a good sappy romantic post now and then (not really), which is why today I’m going to share some of my favorite diverse romantic relationships!! I don’t know how I managed to narrow it down to just 5, but I love all of them very much.

Also, I just wanted to note how weird it is that while most fictional books have romance, I feel like in contemporaries it’s more prominent (since in fantasies there’s a whole lot of other things happening, like being on the Brink of Death), yet fantasy ships are the ones I find myself and others obsessing over the most??? I don’t know, just a weird thing I noticed!

NOTE: I’ve also included my favorite art of the couple as well! All art is credited of course, and I love them so much and looking at them makes me cry.
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It’s My 2-Year Blogiversary!! // Me Being a Sap, Shoutouts to the Friends Who Made My Year, and Some… Promises

So… hi. I’ve officially been blogging for two years.

It feels so weird to be saying that?? Like one year was HUGE to me, and somehow, two is even larger? I mean, obviously, because two years is longer than one, but it feels like I took a big leap from my first to second year of blogging and I just feel so in awe that I’m still here.

I think this year with blogging has been the most impactful on me. Yes, there’s only one other year to compare it to, and yes, there could be so many more impactful years of blogging, but I feel like my first year was me flying, and my second was just falling.

I just. have a lot of thoughts about this day. It makes me happy, it makes me nostalgic, and it makes me bittersweet. Because this last year of blogging, while amazing, has been horrible, yet also exciting, and just makes me feel… a bunch of emotions.

But!!! I’m going to keep the negativity for the end of this post (it couldn’t be helped I’m sorry) and be more positive!!! Because I am so proud of myself for making it this far and I just want to CELEBRATE my achievements!!!! I love you all so much!!!!!!

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Goodbye 2018: The End of Year Book Survey, ft. Favorite Books, Disappointing Reads, and Stats and Graphs!!

[screams] I LOVE WRITING THESE POSTS SO MUCH!!!

Every time it’s the end of the year I get so excited because I know I’m going to be able to write these super fun, amazing book wrap-ups. I mean, formatting all the book covers is a pain, but talking about my year??? In books???? So good.

Today I’m linking up with the amazing End of Year Book Survey by The Perpetual Page Turner and answering a bunch of questions about my 2018 in books! (Not doing all the questions, though, because this post is already SUPER long.) I’ll also be talking about some reading stats that I kept track of by myself, with the help of some graphs!!

(Shh I know it’s not the end of the year anymore but it still counts!!!)

UPDATE: This post ended up taking about 5 hours to make and I am exhausted please show this post and ME some love I feel dead.

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Goodbye 2018: My Most Favorite and Least Favorite Moments of the Year!

So, it’s the end of the year, which means…

A bunch of year-end wrap-up posts that I couldn’t be more excited about!

This is the first post in my series Goodbye 2018, and I always enjoy writing up these types of posts! They’re so much fun for me and I love reflecting over the year and it makes me nostalgic, I guess.

Today, I’ll be talking about my favorite and least favorite moments of the year. Might get a little sappy, might get a little depressed. Maybe both. Who knows.

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Ranting About and Boosting All My Favorite Book Bloggers: Part 2!

Welcome back to the last post in my favorite blogger feature “series”!

I call it a series, but it’s literally just two posts.

Anyways, here’s part 2 in my round of shoutouts of my favorite bloggers and I’m sad that these are all the favorites I have!! I’m definitely making it a goal for 2019 to branch out more and find some more amazing book bloggers, because I know you’re out there!

Also, last time I did this, everyone’s comments made me tear up?? Stop. I’M the one who’s supposed to make you cry. Why is it happening to ME.

Disclaimer: 1) If you’re not mentioned here, I obviously still love you and you are amazing and you definitely aren’t a “bad blogger” or anything of the sort!! and 2) all the bloggers mentioned are in randomized order—as in I literally put names in an online randomizer—so there is no favoritism whatsoever <33

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