Ahh yes, the dreaded DNF (did not finish). I hate not finishing books but I will not hesitate to do so if there are aspects of a book I am not enjoying. Even worse, there are instances when I would rate the book! The Madness!!! I know many people consider this to be a book … More 5 Reasons Why I DNF Books (Yes, I Also Give Some of Them a Star Rating)
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab Goodreads Summary:The sequel to VICIOUS, V.E. Schwab’s first adult novel. Sydney once had Serena—beloved sister, betrayed enemy, powerful ally. But now she is alone, except for her thrice-dead dog, Dol, and then there’s Victor, who thinks Sydney doesn’t know about his most recent act of vengeance. Victor himself is under the … More Currently Reading:1/18/19|In a Slight Reading+ Blogging Slump
Look, I actually do like fantasy! I know I barely post anything about the genre but I do sometimes read it! However, 2018 was definitely the decline of fantasy reading. (1) LONNNNNNNG Many of the fantasy books are so damn long! I get that fantasy books offers epicness, political intrigue, and great relationships but sometimes, … More Top 5 Reasons Why I have a Love/Hate Relationship with Fantasy AND Top 5 Ways I am Going to Rekindle our Relationship in 2019
Why I’m interested in this author: Okay technically I’ve read some of her short stories for classes but I’ve still yet to have read a full-length novel by Walker. I do plan on FINALLY reading The Color Purple for my Queer Lit Historical Fiction project, I love Walker’s writing and she’s inspired so many other … More Authors I Want to Read in 2019
The New Year is always my favorite time of the year because I love starting on a new blank slate. Here’s a brief summary of how I did in 2018. I will say that I didn’t start my reading until May because I took a break from reading/blogging. I had a Goal list that I … More 2019 Reading Goals and Challenges!|Very Ambitious and Exciting!
I am not a series reader. Well, I used to be but for some reason over the past couple of years, I began to gravitate towards more standalones. However, I would like to change that in the new year. So, here are the top 5 series I would like to read in 2019. I, of … More Top 5 Series I Want to Read/Catch Up on in 2019|The Black Lit Queen’s Year of Reading Series!
Enter my Giveaway—-> here It’s the end of the year so people are starting to construct their bookish goals for the new year. What I notice in many people’s goals is that they would like to decrease their TBR or spend less money on books. I used to have both these problems but in the … More Top 5 Ways to Decrease Your Physical TBR!|Advise From A Former Book Buying Addict
I reached 300 followers this year! Thank you all so much for your everlasting support. Every like, comment, and view just brightens up my day and really keeps me going. Although 300 may not sound a lot to some people, it’s a heck of a lot to me! I think it’s wild that 300+ people … More [CLOSED]End of the Year+300 Follower Giveaway!|Enter to Win a Book by an Author of Color!
#NONFICTIONNOVEMBER … More 5 NonFiction Books by Black Women You NEED to Read|#nonfictionnovember
(1) Get Rid of the “Beautiful Dead Girl” Trope There isn’t much to say about this one. It’s too repetitive and I’m honestly just over it. (2) Get Rid of the Alcoholic Protagonist Literally, every protagonist I’ve read in this genre has a drinking problem (even my favorite thrillers of all time). Believe it or … More Top 5 Things I Would Change About the Thriller Genre