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The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks | Blabber

The Broken Eye (Lightbringer, #3)The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks
The Lightbringer series, Book 3
846 pages
Hardcover/audio book
Read Feb 16, 2017 – Jan 12, 2018
Spoilery blabber

This series just keeps getting better and better.

I first read The Black Prism, book one in this series, a year ago – it made my top books of 2017 list, as did its sequel, The Blinding Knife. And while it took me nearly a year to read this one too, that didn’t mean I loved it any less. This series is one that I savor. I actually ended up restarting this book half way through, which is why it took me so long. I originally was reading a physical copy, but I missed the narrator’s interpretation: Simon Vance does a spectacular job narrating this audio book. He’s just fantastic. He hooked me onto following narrators, like, looking for books narrated by a person, and then listening to that book specifically for that voice. I looooove Simon Vance’s voice. So as I said, I savor this series while I read it. It’s just so delicious and wonderful and I wanna be in it forever.

My favorite thing about this series is the magic system and how it’s incorporated so very deeply into the economy, the government and the well-being of pretty much everyone. Being able to draft luxin is probably the most marketable and influential skill one could have – even if they were complete shit at everything else, being able to draft a bit of blue or a bit of red would feed them and likely their families as well. It’s just fascinating.

And my second favorite thing is the cast of characters. All of them, whether I love them or hate them, they’re good characters. Like Kip for instance – he went through a lot of character development in this book. He went from being somewhat unsure of himself but slowly getting there, to a leader of a group, smoochin’ girls and feeling sure of himself. Leading accidental revolutions! Killin’ people! Kip is a good egg.

john nobleAlso, Andross Guile is a right git, man. I love him. He’s such a bastard  I think what makes him so wonderfully awful is that in his mind, he thinks he’s doing what’s right. Like, his driving force behind his actions is the desire to see his country run in a way that would bring peace. And I mean, technically, it will, but like… that’s a lot of lives, man. He’s so intelligent, so manipulative, always one step ahead of basically everyone else. I love him, but I wanna through a brick at his head. Augh he’s just so great. I’ve totally fan-casted him too. John Noble, all the way. He’s definitely my Andross Guile. And I don’t know yet if his uh.. goals, become darker in book four, but from the events at the end of book three, I’m thinking they might. I think he’s the best kinda-noble-villain I’ve ever come across. Definitely Lawful Evil.

The other characters too, get a bit more screen time for us to get into their minds. Zymun even got a bit. I think, at the moment, he’s the only character who’s really underdeveloped. All I’m picking up from him so far is ‘chaotic evil just because’. I have yet to discern his motivations, so hopefully that’ll happen in book four, now with him as Prism Elect. He has to get more chapters from his POV right? Right? wah.

Liv as well, I kinda missed reading more from her POV. She didn’t get many chapters this time around but the ones she did get were rather satisfying. Obviously she’s been in rank with the color prince for the past what, two books? Finally, finally, she’s seen sense. Goodness. And now she has to go crawling back to the Chromeria in hopes that she can be forgiven. I know that if they don’t wanna forgive her, her dad would take her in in a heartbeat (her dad btw, is one of my favorite characters. He’s just such a hulking teddy bear cutie pie).

I’m predicting she’ll run into Kip’s group, they’ll do a bout of ‘can’t we trust her?’, she’ll do something to prove herself, and then all will be well. Watch, I predict it.


And then finally, we come to The Order of the Broken Eye, the group the whole book revolves around. This group is such a weird, mysterious thing. And Weeks definitely led me into a false sense of security concerning them. I thought, ‘Oh, they’re trying to infiltrate via Teia and doing assassinations via Murder Sharp (who is the weirdest guy by the way) but lol nope. Nope nope, the ending of the book absolutely blew me away man.

Best ending ever. We find out that Ironfist, one of my favorite characters, the one that everyone seems to trust implicitly, has been in on it the whole time. The whole time. And Grimwoody man. I was at work when I was listening to the end of the audiobook – I listen while I code.

And so I’m sitting there, working and listening, and this big plot twist drops. And I sit there and my fingers still on my keyboard and my eyes bug out. And in my otherwise silent room with my two coworkers, I basically yell, ‘OH NO WAY.’ And then I pause it, get up and take a lap around the building because I just couldn’t handle it, man. I needed to move! My brain was like WHAT IS GOING ON?!

I love those kinds of endings. They’re the best.

So yeah, I loved this book.

5/5 stars

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Posted by on 01/20/2018 in Books, Review


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We Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby | Blabber

We Are Never Meeting In Real LifeWe Are Never Meeting in Real Life by Samantha Irby
275 pages
Read Dec 27th 2017-Jan 4th, 2018
Spoiler free blabber

I bought this book because of the cat.

I was in Connecticut, visiting a friend who had moved away a couple years ago, and we were perusing the shelves in a local bookstore in New Haven, CT, when I decided I wanted to buy something different. I had been eyeing a few fantasy novels that have been on my radar, but who knows when I would get to them. So I wanted something that I knew nothing about, that would remind me of the trip due it being different to what I normally gravitate towards.

And then there was this book: bright yellow with a soggy cat on the front. And it spoke to me. I grabbed it, skimmed the back and saw that Roxanne Gay had blurbed it and that was enough for me. I bought it and began reading it that night.

This book was pretty much what I expected it to be, once I read more thoroughly what it was about. It’s one of those books that makes me want to write a book full of my blabberings, because that’s what it is. It had elements I found similar to Yes Please, You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost) and many other modern memoirs of women living in various states of life. I tend to like those kinds of books, so I ended up rather enjoying this one as well.

Samantha Irby strikes me as a person that I felt, what, partially similar to? I guess? Parts of her writing had me in hysterics from how close it hit to home. I was laughing way, way too hard at parts of this book, and the urge to meet this woman and shake her hand was really strong. Other parts I didn’t relate to, so I read those bits with interest, getting to see another perspective on things that I held a different opinion on, and expanding my world view at the same time.

Hey, it’s almost like we’re two people with our own thoughts and feelings, haha.

Overall though, I liked this book. Irby goes through various different stories of her life. A couple of them had me laughing so hard, a couple of them had me reading them out loud to my husband, trying not to crack up while I read, and seeing him shaking his head and smiling at me, waiting to see if I’d crumble under my giggles.

One of my favorite parts was the cat, Hellen Keller, whom the author brought home mostly against her will and then grew to grudgingly love. Helen was hysterical. The way she was narrated reminded me of every single female cat I’ve ever owned. She had such a ‘tude, I loved it.

Samantha Irby’s book will stick with me, I think. And that’s what I wanted when I bought it – a good experience reading that I could associate with hanging out with my friend in that one bookstore in Connecticut. So thank ya Ms Irby, you gave me a good few days as I read your writing, trying to keep my cat Nina from walking on the book like you had to finagle around Helen cat.

3.5/5 stars


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Posted by on 01/14/2018 in Books, Review


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2017 | A Year in Review

2017 Reading Review

Hello! Happy New Year’s Eve! Today’s post being put up a tad later in the day than normal, as I used this morning to finish my last book of the year! 😀 So here’s an overview of all the reading-related things that happened this year: My goodreads goal, my blog activity, my 2017 reading resolutions, etc etc etc. I hope you enjoy!

My Year in Books

reading challengeyear in books1year in books2

Total books DNF’d this year: 1

Blog Activity


Obviously most active month was December due to Blogmas, and there was a week in May there where you can see I was posting multiple times a day. Readathons do that. :”D

Total posts published: 142
Top 5 Wednesdays: 26
Most popular post of 2017: Top 5 Angsty Romances

Wrap Ups:

Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. RowlingAll My Friends Are Dead by Avery MonsenCaptive Prince by C.S. PacatSanta and Pete by Christopher Paul MooreFool's Errand by Robin Hobb

Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb – 5 stars
Santa and Pete
by Christopher Paul Moore – 3 stars
Captive Prince
by C. S. Pacat – 4 stars
All My Friends Are Dead
by Avery Monsen – 4 stars
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
(illustrated) by J. K. Rowling and Jim Kay – 4 stars

r/Fantasy Bingo 2017

I’m the template provided by Millenium_Dodo here, which you can as well if you’re participating. 😀 It runs from March 2017 to March 2018.


Reading Goals

Results of 17 in 2017:

  1. A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin – Complete!
  2. The Kiss of Deception by Mary E Pearson – Complete!
  3. The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss – Complete!
  4. Caliban’s War by James S. A. Corey
  5. The Traitor Comorant Baru by Seth Dickinson – Complete!
  6. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
  7. The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
  8. Weaveworld by Clive Barker – Complete!
  9. Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas
  10. Dragon Wing by Margaret Weis
  11. 14 by Peter Clines – Complete!
  12. A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki – Complete!
  13. The Edge of the World by Kevin J Anderson
  14. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
  15. The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness – Complete!
  16. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (illustrated) by J. K. Rowling – Complete!
  17. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (illustrated) by J. K. Rowling – Complete!

Results of 2017 Reading Goals:

Complete a Goodreads Reading Challenge of 50 Books: 50/50 – Complete!

Count how many books I own and determine how many are not yet read – Current TBR: 301 – Complete!

Discard books I don’t like or lose interest in reading – Got rid of ~40 books –  Complete!

Read all of the books on my 17 in 2017 list – 10/17 – Incomplete

So, three out of four goals completed. Overall, not bad!

End of Year Survey

Like last year, I’m going to do the End of Year Survey. If you’d like to do this as well, consider yourself tagged.

Reading Stats

Number Of Books You Read: 50
Number of Re-Reads: 4
Genre You Read The Most From: Fantasy

Best in Books

Best Book You Read In 2017?
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Book You Were Excited About & Thought You Were Going to Love But Didn’t
Weaveworld by Clive Barker
Most Surprising (in a good way) book you read?
Descender vol 1 by Jeff Lemire
Book You “Pushed” the Most People to Read (And they Did)?
The Black Prism by Brent Weeks
Best series you started in 2017? Sequel? Ender?
Starter: The Black Prism by Brent Weeks
Sequel: The Blinding Knife  by Brent Weeks
Ender: Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
Favorite new author you discovered in 2017?
Brent Weeks
Best books from a genre you don’t typically read/out of comfort zone
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Most action-packed/thrilling/unputdownable book of the year?
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J Maas
Book you read in 2017 that you are most likely to re-read next year?
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
Favorite cover of a book you read in 2017?
The Black Prism by Brent Weeks
Most memorable character of 2017?
Kip from The Lightbringer series
Most beautifully written book read in 2017?
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Most thought-provoking/life-changing book of 2017?
The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee
Book you can’t believe you waited UNTIL 2017 to finally read?
Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb
Favorite Passage/Quote from a book read in 2017?
“This is the truth. You will know it because it hurts”
Longest and Shortest books read in 2017?
Longest: A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
Shortest: All My Friends Are Dead by Avery Monsen
Book that shocked you the most
The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
OTP of the Year
Alina and The Darkling (please ;~;)
Favorite Non-Romantic Relationship of the Year
Lia and Pauline from The Remnant Chronicles
Favorite book you read in 2017 from an author you’ve read previously
Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb
Favorite book of 2017 read based soley on a recommendation from another
The Gunslinger by Stephen King
Newest fictional crush of 2017
The Darkling from the Grisha trilogy
Best 2017 debut
Big Mushy Happy Lump by Sarah Anderson
Best Worldbuilding/vivid setting of the year
The Lightbringer series by Brent Weeks
Book that put a smile on your face/most fun to read
Saga by Brian K Vaughan
Book that made you cry or nearly cry in 2017
None, actually
Hidden Gem of the year
Descender by Jeff Lemire
Book that crushed your soul
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Most Unique Book Read in 2017
The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Book that made you the most mad
The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

Looking Ahead

Book you didn’t get to in 2017 but will be a 2018 priority?
Dragon Wing by Margaret Weis
Most anticipated non-debut 2018 release?
The Monster Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
Most anticipated 2018 debut?
Haven’t looked into it yet!
Most anticipated 2018 series ender/sequel release?
See two answers previous
One thing you hope to accomplish in your 2018 reading/blogging life
Maintain the semi-consistent posting schedule I managed to start up
A 2018 release you’ve already read and recommend to everyone
Guys, I’m a little blog and it’s still 2017. You silly.

And that’s it! I will see you all in 2018! 😀 I hope your reading year went as well as mine did!


Posted by on 12/31/2017 in Books, Wrap-up


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Guilty Reader Book Tag


Hello! A tag today. I wasn’t tagged by anyone, but wanted to do it anyways. So pbtbt.

Have you ever regifted a book you’ve been given?

Nope! If I am gifted a book that I have no interest in, I tend to hang onto it for a bit in hopes that my interest sparks. If a year or so passes and I still have no interest, I usually donate or trade it in. Haven’t regifted, though.

Have you ever said you’ve read a book when you haven’t?

Yes… and it’s been to people who bought me books that I wasn’t interested in, honestly. I’d rather do the white lie than hurt their feelings.

Have you ever borrowed a book and not returned it?

No. I’ve borrowed books for a very, very long time, but I’ve never borrowed a book and not returned it. I wrote a rant about this very thing.

On the other hand, which is… kind of an exception? I guess?, I was force-given a couple books to borrow that I didn’t want in the first place by an ex, and then we broke up before he got them back. I have no motivation to speak to the guy, but the books are still considered ‘borrowed’ I guess. If he wants them back, all he has to do is ask and I’ll ship them to him. I promise I’m not keeping them on purpose. -_- I didn’t lie about them or keep them out of spite, but it’s hard to give a book back when there’s an ocean between you. I’ll mail them! He just needs to let me know he wants them and give his address.

So does that count? I don’t know. Sigh. This probably makes me a hypocrite.

Have you ever read a series out of order?


Have you ever spoiled a book for someone?

Not intentionally, but it has probably happened.

Have you ever doggy eared a book?


Have you ever told someone you don’t own a book when you do?

Nope! What’s the point. I wouldn’t buy any books in the first place that I would be embarrased to own. 😛 That’s what the library or the internet is for, hawhawhawh.

Have you ever told someone you haven’t read a book when you have?

Nope! Again, same reasoning as above.

Have you every skipped a chapter or a section of a book?

I tend to only do that to books that I end up DNFing. If I find myself skimming, then I’m likely not enjoying the thing.

Have you ever bad mouthed a book you actually liked?

Probably, yes. I tend to write positive and negative things about books I like in my reviews, so if you count that as badmouthing, sure. You don’t need to be 100% positive about a book you like.

And that’s it! Happy reading! 😀


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Posted by on 12/14/2017 in Book Tag, Books


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The School Subject Book Tag


Hello! A tag today. I was tagged by Ann! Thanks friend! 😀

Math: A Book that left your Head Spinning in Circles

The Gene: An Intimate HistoryThe Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee. And I mean spinning in a good way. This book was amazing! I graduated last year with a degree in computer science, during which I took a concentration in Bioinformatics. As a result, I ended up with a lot of biology and chemistry under my belt. This book I listened to while I was in a molecular bio class and it was truly fascinating seeing the stuff I was studying being more broadly examined, its history explored and it potential future implications pondered on. This book was great, and it was probably my favorite nonfiction of the year. 😀

English:  A Book You think has Beautiful Written Expression

The Traitor Baru Cormorant (Baru Cormorant #1)I just mentioned this recently in a previous tag, but The Traitor Baru Cormorant has beautiful writing. It’s a bleak, gripping book full of political intrigue and intricate plot, and its phrasing on top of that makes it a joy to read. I think about this book a lot. It’s so wonderful.



Physics: your Favorite Scientifically Minded Character from a Book or Film

Image result for walter bishopThat would be Walter Bishop from the tv show Fringe. He’s adorable and at the same time kinda scary. Fringe, by the way, is one of my all-time favorite tv shows. If you haven’t watched it, you should. It’s five seasons long and it’s consistently good throughout. No ‘bad seasons’. Loooove this show.



Chemistry: your favorite literary couple

Mild spoilers for The Grisha Trilogy: I’m going with Alina and the Darkling, even though they’re not exactly cannon. They should have been, okay?! D: </3

Biology: your favorite book/series/film character

Dude I can’t pick just one. What even is this question.

French: your favorite foreign book/film/program

Easy peasy! Oldboy, which is a Korean thriller movie. Oh my gosh guys, if you haven’t seen Oldboy, do it. And don’t watch the American adaption either. Watch the original Korean. It’s just… it’ll explode your brain. This movie will mess you up.


Art: have you ever judged a book by its cover, even if you weren’t meant to?

Oh definitely. Everyone has I think. Though I’ve fallen into a weird thing where if I find a fantasy novel and it has a really bad 90s cover, I want it even more. That’s how I got into Robin Hobb, hahaha. I loooove her books but the covers from the 90s for them are so cheesy.

History: the last historical book you’ve read

Stars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman's Life in North Korea and Escape to FreedomOh gosh, it’s been a while. Uh…

The last historical book I read that wasn’t a historical sci-fi or fantasy was Stars Between the Sun and Moon: One Woman’s Life in North Korea and Escape to Freedom by Lucia Jang, and even then, it’s a memoir, not historical fiction. But if this doesn’t count I might not be able to find one, haha. I read this back in February of 2016 and it still sticks with me. This is a powerful memoir and with all the stuff going on with North Korea right now, I’d say it’s pretty relevant to pick up.

Geography: a literary destination you would really like to visit

Hogsmeade, obviously. I would say Hogwarts but at 27 years old, they wouldn’t let me be a student. 😦 So this is the next best thing.

Image result for hogsmeade gif

Drama: a book that has a lot of over-dramatic hype

The Wise Man's Fear (The Kingkiller Chronicle, #2)The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss (I can’t seem to stop bringing this up so much. I think it’s because I was just so so disappointed in it, haha). This book was a complete wash for me. I liked the first one decently, but was a bit weary of the main character. I knew he was bordering Mary Sue, but in book two man, the author just put him on a catapult and flung him deep, deep into the land of Mary Sue. Yikes. It’s just such a disappointment. I love the plot and writing otherwise. But the main character just drives me crazy.



And that’s it! Happy reading!


Posted by on 12/10/2017 in Blogmas, Book Tag, Books


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Pumpkin Book Tag


Hello! A tag today! I was tagged by Zezee (thanks friendo!). And the original video can be found here!

Pumpkin: A writer you always make a point to read in October

Honestly there aren’t any. I always tell myself ‘read creepy books!’ but I never actually do, heh.

Pumpkin Spice: A work you would read to impress a millennial

I feel like this question was written by someone who is not a millennial. I am a millennial. I’m usually just impressed by people who read, period. Doesn’t even have to be books. Articles! Magazines! Even listening to podcasts is a good substitute for reading.

Pumpkin Pie: A work that makes you think of autumn

UprootedUprooted by Naomi Novik. Why? I couldn’t tell you. I don’t remember what season this book occurs in. But the magical forest, in my mind, was always orange and red in the middle of autumn. I know it’s likely not described as such, but that’s what my brain did.



Pumpkin Cheesecake: A work that was challenging to read but was a rewarding experience

The Traitor Baru Cormorant (Baru Cormorant #1)The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson. This popped into my head as the answer before my brain even finished reading the sentence. This book is definitely dense and in my opinion, weirdly paced. But it’s so, so, so worth the read. I wrote a review on it, if you’re interested. I looooved this book. The second one is coming out soon and I’m super excited!



Pumpkin Bread: An underrated work from a well-known writer

(pumpkin bread is the best pumpkin thing, btw. This question is a good one).

The Egg by Andy Weir. This is a short story he wrote before The Martian came out. It’s funny, because when The Martian came out, it apparently dawdled a bit. Andy Weir basically said that he wished The Martian would have done as well as The Egg had – it was fairly popular. But the The Martian actually took off and those who read it likely never read The Egg.

So go read it!

Pumpkin Soup: A work that you first enjoyed, but then lost interest

The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)The idea of pumpkin soup scares me.

I’m going to go with Rick Yancey’s The 5th Wave series. I read the first one shortly after getting into the online book community. Liked it rather decently, minus that weird Stockholm alien romance. The second one came out and I reread the first one and then read the second one. Contrary to most people’s opinions, I liked the second one a lot more than the first. I feel it focusing not on the two main characters made it better.

But honestly by the time the third came out, I had forgotten most of the major plot points and my motivation to reread the first two again is minimal. I still own the first two books, but unless I end up finding the third in a dollar bin somewhere, I’m likely not going to get it. I can’t be bothered.

Pumpkin Doughnut: A light, five-star read

Ella EnchantedElla Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine. I’ve mentioned this book a billion times now, but it’s one of my childhood favorites and I’ll likely always love it forever and ever.




Pumpkin Picking: Within the last year, in which genre did you purchase the most books

My guess is fantasy. I honestly don’t know though. I did buy a buttload of Michael Crichton this year.

Pumpkin Carving: A work that could have been trimmed down



Pumpkin Painting: A book with magnificent illustrations

A Monster CallsA Monster Calls by Patrick Ness. This is my favorite. This is my faaaaavorite. ❤ Find this book, look at the pictures.




Pumpkin Ice Cream: The most random work you would recommend

Santa and Pete: A Novel of Christmas Present and PastSince it’s the Christmas season, I’ll recommend Santa and Pete by Christopher Paul Moore. It’s a children’s novel, but it definitely captures the Christmas spirit. I try to read it once every couple years around Christmas, and I think I’m about due. This is a lovely book, and if you need a book to read or are looking for something for a nephew, niece or your kid to read, this is the one. 😀



What is your favorite way to enjoy pumpkin/what is your favorite dish where pumpkin is the main ingredient?

As mentioned above, pumpkin bread! And pumpkin cookies!

Pumpkin Patch: Who do you tag?

I just tagged a bunch of people in a tag two days ago, so I’m not going to tag anyone specific, but if you’d like to do this, consider yourself tagged. 😀


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Posted by on 12/08/2017 in Blogmas, Books


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Bookshelf Tour 2017


Hello! I’ve decided to do one of those bookshelf tour thingies. As I have a blog and not a youtube, this will be done through photos. 😛 I’m fairly sure that each photo is clear enough that you should be able to see titles if you want. Any photo I place here you should be able to right-click and select ‘view image’ to see the full size if you need a larger view of the thing.

As I’ve mentioned (a billion times now) I moved recently. We moved from a two bedroom apartment into a three bedroom townhouse. And since it’s just my husband and I right now, those two extra bedrooms we’re using as not-bedrooms. One is our office (which is still a bunch of boxes).

The other is my uh… my library. :”D I have my own room dedicated to books! The photos you’ll see are how it looks right now. I want to get a big, comfy arm chair in there though. Right now, there’s an antique rocking chair and while it’s actually comfy to sit in, you can’t really curl up in it. So I’m on the hunt for a recliner.

Anyways, here are my books. I’ve been collecting them for two decades. Anything listed as ‘not shown’ I’m either currently reading, is lent out, or is still in a box somewhere.

Overview of Shelves

Manga and Nonfiction

Fiction, graphic novels

Detail of Shelves

Not pictured: Attack on Titan vols 1-14


Nonfiction: Languages, art, biography, history, music, cooking

Nonfiction: Philosophy, psychology, politics, more psychology
Not pictured: The bottom shelf of this bookcase. (Textbooks)

Not shown: Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey

Sci-fi, fantasy
Not shown: The Amulet of Samarkand by Jonathan Stroud


Not shown: Assassin’s Apprentice, Fool’s Errand by Robin Hobb

Not shown: HP 3 paperback, HP4 hardback, HP3 illustrated, A Court of Thorns and Roses, Wheel of Time 4 and 5

Not shown: Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas


Fantasy, horror, magical realism, literary
Not shown: The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness. Uprooted by Naomi Novik. Ilse of Blood by Rick Yancey, Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Magical realism, literary, contemporary, historical fiction

Historical fiction, literary, Christmas, classics
Not shown: Easy by Tammara Webber

Thriller, coloring books, dnd, graphic novels
Not shown: 5th ed Monster Manual, 5th ed Players Handbook, 5th ed Dungeon Master’s Guide


And that’s it! I thought to myself ‘I’ll make a picture post instead of a video, it’ll take no time at all that way!’

…It still took me an hour, hahaha. It was worth it though!

Happy reading! 😀


Posted by on 12/07/2017 in Blogmas, Books


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