Celebrating 2 Years of Blogging & Secret Life of a Book Blogger Tag

Greetings from the Den of Germs, aka My Bed Where I’ve Been Suffering From the Flu All Week! Today I started feeling a little human and decided to fire up my laptop and discovered that today is my two year blogiversary! πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰πŸŽ‰

πŸ’¬ Related Post: One Year Blogiversary

Many thanks to my dear friend Destiny for tagging me back in May 2019 for the Secret Life of a Book Blogger tag! I felt like the two year blogiversary was a good opportunity to bring this one out of the hoard. Please be sure to check out Destiny’s blog & booktube channel after reading!

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February Adventure Log | Month in Review

February sucked and I am not sorry to see it in the rear view mirror. From health issues to reading slumps to laptop repair needs, it feels like every aspect of my life took a hit and tested me last month.

As a result of everything going on in my life, I went on a bit of an unannounced hiatus for a large part of the month. I know it was (and kind of is right now) needed, but I’m still struggling with the guilt associated with it. Being Type A means that I set goals… for pretty much everything, and not meeting them is a failure. Trying to work with that rigidity is a struggle, my friends.

But let’s talk about the adventures experienced in February, shall we?

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January Book Haul // Oops, I Did It Again

It’s time for another late haul! January saw a lot of books added to my shelves, much to my chagrin. What’s worse is that I read very little in February to make up for it. So many books, not enough time!

As always, I want to reiterate that you do not need to buy and own a lot of books in order to be considered a book blogger or lover. I am quite frugal with everything else so that I can buy books because I love them, but I do not ever want to make you feel bad if you cannot afford to buy books or have poor access where you live.

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Interview with Marian Womack, debut author of The Golden Key

Welcome friends to my post on Titan Books’ blog tour for Marian Womack’s The Golden Key, which is out now!

Part supernatural, part detective story with Gothic vibes? Yes please. This book screams my aesthetic, so I was really excited when Titan offered me a copy of this beautiful book for review. I won’t have the time to read it until at least April thanks to ARC Mountain, but I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to interview Marian about this book!

[caption id="attachment_8557" align="aligncenter" width="500"]The Golden Key gifted copy and enamel pin The cover is so pretty in person – it has gold foiling! And Titan also sent me a lovely enamel pin that gives me art deco vibes for some reason.[/caption]

Read on to learn how Brexit helped to shape this story, an Ode to Gothic fiction, the importance of independent presses for marginalized voices, and much more!

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