Book Rant: Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman | aka trying to articulate the disgust I feel.

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This isn’t even going to be an in-depth review, let’s start there.

I’m going to begin this post by saying first and foremost that this is likely just a rant about the book Alex as Well by Alyssa Brugman. I’ll be trying my best to articulate how I feel about this godforsaken fuckery of a book while also trying my best not to downright shit on it totally.

Let’s all take a deep breath, and so it begins.

( Long rant ahead. TL;DR: Bad representation. )

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Percy Jackson + Some Horror – A Very Unlikely Combo | July ( & August) 2020 TBR

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This is coming a little late, but what else is new? But it’s not too far into the month yet, so I guess it’s fine! I haven’t even finished my wrap-up yet, but I swear I’ll get to that this week. Reviews for some of the books I finished in June will follow, too! I can’t even keep up with my own plans.

I’ve just been super busy, but also super lazy.

( A conundrum, but it’s the best way to describe who I am as a person.)

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Top Ten Tuesday: Most Anticipated Releases for the Second Half of 2020

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Top Ten Tuesday was created by The Broke and the Bookish in June of 2010 and was moved to That Artsy Reader Girl in January of 2018. It was born of a love of lists, a love of books, and a desire to bring bookish friends together.

Hello, friends! It’s my first time contributing to Top Ten Tuesday – which further proves that I am always late to the party. But the important thing is that I am trying my best, right?

(Answer: I guess.)

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A problematic read + tentative reading plans. | Weekly Reading Blog 2020 | June 22 – 28

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Tuesday, June 23

What the actual fuck? How is it only Tuesday?

I cannot believe I have to live through another week. It’s not that I detest my job – I love writing professionally and it’s something I’m admittedly good at – but I’m mostly just too mentally drained to read (or do anything) after work, even though I want to do exactly nothing but.

Anyway, I’ll live – as always.

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Book Review (and Rant): Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert | Mild spoilers kind of?

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Bravery doesn’t always look like you think it will.
And it’s never too late to stand up for the right thing.

This review (or rant, as always, because I’m that kind of person) is coming a little late because I finished this book a week ago. I write a lot for work, and there has been a ton of that these past weeks, so I just wasn’t in the mood to write anything else, especially knowing this was going to end up really long because I have a lot of feelings.

( Me? Have feelings? Psh. )

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Busy, busy + reading slump + getting my Kindle. | Weekly Reading Blog(s) 2020 | June 8 – 21

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*Weekly Reading Blog for June 8 – 21, covering two weeks because the first week was super busy and I barely got any reading done. Fairly long-ish? Maybe.

Thursday, June 11

Wow, a very late start to this weekly reading blog.

It’s been a busy last few days, with new clients entering the picture, causing my reading slump to hit extra hard this time around (although, I haven’t experienced a reading slump this bad in literal months). On Pride Month, too? This is homophobic.

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Mini Kindle Unlimited Haul #1: Horror

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I’ve been itching (see: dying) to read some horror these last few days (obviously further ruining my June reading plans and schedule because I’m just that kind of person), and some of the newest BookTubers I’m subscribed to recommended some from Kindle Unlimited.

I finally got my Kindle – only took me ages – and I am beyond excited to get to reading these spine-tingling novellas that I “hauled.” I gotta return them eventually (because apparently that’s how Kindle Unlimited works), but I feel like I’ll breeze through this first set, anyway.

( It’s not even Halloween yet, Cherry. )

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