September Adventure Log // the month I resurrected from hiatus

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The Adventure Log is my monthly wrap-up post!

I swear that every day ages me at least a month but somehow also slows time down to a glacial pace. It’s been a long time since I’ve done an Adventure Log wrap-up (May & June, to be exact!) but I have to admit getting this up really assures me I’m finally back in my blogging groove!

We could call this post a summer wrap-up, but honestly? My summer was full of nothing. Barely any reading. All days bleeding together. So for the sake of my mental health, I decided to just jump in with the month I resurrected myself and let the rest go.

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All About StoryGraph – a better goodreads, finally!

It’s no secret that I hate Goodreads. The platform hasn’t seen any meaningful updates in several years, it is owned by my nemesis Amazon, and looks like it was designed in 2006. But until now there wasn’t a good alternative for tracking books, reviews, reading challenges, and stats that was all in one place. Until now.

When I found out about StoryGraph, I was intrigued. A clean and modern interface? Actually good recommendations? Statistics and charts already there for me?! StoryGraph sounded like a dream come true, and let me tell you the dream is now reality! In fact, I’m so excited about it that I needed to write this post to share the love and get you all started!

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ARC Review: I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan

Fast-paced and intricately plotted, I Hope You’re Listening is a fresh addition to the mixed media + podcast motif in thrillers that fans of Sadie will want to pick up!

Okay so listen: Keep This to Yourself is one of the best YA mystery/thrillers I’ve ever read and landed Tom Ryan on my insta-buy list for YA thrillers. Of course as a result my expectations going in were super high, the author delivered another thrilling queer YA mystery that I devoured in one 4-hour sitting!

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9 Books You MUST Read This Spooky Season

It’s finally October, which means I’m no longer a weirdo for having decorated my apartment for Halloween! 🙌🙌🙌 Sure, it might be freaking 100° F (38° C) and my state is on fire so it doesn’t feel like autumn, but I’m going to drink my pumpkin ale and lattes and sweat in scarves anyways.

2020 Spooky Reads recommendations

To celebrate the beginning of Spooky Season, it’s time to share a list of 8 books to read to get you in the mood! Can you guess what I have on my list this year?

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