I don't know about you guys but I love retellings. And Hades and Persephone retellings have been on the rise lately. Have y'all read Lore Olympus?!?!?! That webtoon has me wrapped around it's little finger. Legitimately, I only know what day it is when Lore Olympus updates, Punderworld updates and Midnight Poppyland updates. Like I… Continue reading Hades and Persephone Retellings
Hi everyone! I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. I know people with small kids are kind of scratching their brain and going just a little bit crazy trying to entertain them. My aunt, a daycare owner, was being driven crazy from my cousin asking which books she could read now. She called me… Continue reading Reading with kids: Quarantine Edition 2020
Hello booknerds! This year, I've endeavored to become more organized and better at keeping track of my books than I was last year. (never mind that I've already failed) In 2019, I had, towards the end of the year, started a bookish journal. I was at Barnes and Nobel one day and saw a really… Continue reading Bookish Journals-Yay or Nay?
I love romance but my sister and a friend of mine don't really like to read it. They like more action and adventure and not so much romance. There is little romance in the books they read. But they do occasionally like the smut. But like the glossed over smut. Not the in your face… Continue reading Top 10 Tame(ish) YA Romance
Hey booknerds! So I'm busy writing the story of NANOWRIMO. But Emma Welsh of Invaluable was kind enough to send this infographic on writing a Gothic Romance. Check it out: Gothic literature appeared in the 18th-century as a subsection of Romanticism and has enchanted readers with spooky tales of romance and death since then. Gothic… Continue reading How to write Gothic romance
This post is all at once a cry for help, a discussion post, and a top 10 post. So..... yeah. Goodreads or Real? How do you guys organize your shelves? I'm talking about everything. Real bookshelves and Goodreads shelves. I've got to organize my goodreads shelves again, mainly because I've never organized them and I… Continue reading Top 10 tips for Shelf Organization
Hello my booknerds and welcome to the first Books to Buy post on Bookishly Nerdy! This post will mainly be about those books that we need to have in our hands and we will be willing to go to Black Friday armed with a taser if it calls for it. (Not that that's what I… Continue reading Books to Buy (10/4/2019)
What are your thoughts on re-reads? I have to admit, I love a good re-read. Especially when the last of a series is coming out and it's been a minute since you've read the previous book. I'm asking only because, as you might have known, I have been re-reading the Stalking Jack The Ripper series… Continue reading Re-reads or nah?
Hello my fellow booknerds. I read a lot of series. If you look back through my Goodreads, you'll be able to tell..(it's really bad). But that brings me to a topic I think more people need help with. How the heck do you read some of these? Some series aren't really series. Those are more… Continue reading How to read series
I have read both genres and I love them both. But I have wondered exactly what the differences are and how to differentiate between the two at one glance. I always thought of it as though YA was the tamer stuff and NA was the not so tame stuff. Kind of like The Disney Channel… Continue reading Young Adult versus New Adult