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Grumpy/Sunshine Romance Trope

Grumpy/Sunshine Romance Trope

Hannah Keil December 9, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Hey, y’all! I’m back once again with some more book recommendations for you. This blog, we’re going to talk about a new favorite trope of mine: grumpy/sunshine....

Dystopian Fiction

Dystopian Fiction

Jenna Bal November 30, 2021

Illustration by Tiffani Nelson When I was in fifth grade, I read “The Hunger Games” for the first time, and it quickly became my favorite book. Then, I read anything marketed similarly, from “Divergent”...

Review of Unique Books

Review of Unique Books

Hannah Keil November 25, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Hey, y’all! While most of the books I read can be neatly put into a category or two, not all of them are like that. In fact, some of my favorites are a mixture...

Sports Romance Novels

Sports Romance Novels

Hannah Keil October 28, 2021

Hey, y’all! Today, we’re moving on to another one of my favorite tropes: sports. Now, I might hate sports in real life,other than hockey being my guilty pleasure, but I love reading about them....

Airport romance novels and Last Exit books

“Airport romance novels” and Last Exit books

Hannah Keil October 14, 2021

Hey, y’all! Now that we’ve talked about some of my specific book recommendations, it is time to talk about the other way I read and discover books — trashy airport romance novels. Now, while...

Enemies to Lovers: Recommendations

“Enemies to Lovers”: Recommendations

Hannah Keil September 28, 2021

Illustration by Preston Randall Hey, y’all! We’re starting off with a bang, aka with one of my favorite tropes: enemies to lovers. In this specific trope, the two eventual love interests start...

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Jenna Bal June 24, 2021

Illustration by Emma Greathouse Talking animals, gifts from Santa and Turkish delight. What else could a kid want?  How about being the king or queen of a magical land?  For the Pevensie...

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #1: The Secret of the Old Clock

Nancy Drew Mystery Stories #1: The Secret of the Old Clock

Jenna Bal February 18, 2021

Illustration by Emma Greathouse The character of Nancy Drew has been around for decades. As a child, I read countless books about the girl detective from different series. In addition, Nancy’s age...

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