why i love marie kondo as a book lover // a clean bookshelf equals a happy book nerd

If you looked at the book community earlier this past week on Twitter for about ten seconds, you probably saw a pretty intense dislike of Marie Kondo and her stance on books. Statements floated around that she didn't like books and was saying to throw them all away or only keep 30 or something to … Continue reading why i love marie kondo as a book lover // a clean bookshelf equals a happy book nerd

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i fell in love with so many stories // end of year survey 2018 edition

to find all the books in this post, click the link to my Goodreads challenge at  the end of the post. I legitimately had so much happen in 2018, especially with my reading. In 2018, I expanded what I read and how I read it. I listened to my first audiobook (not for school) and actually liked it. I started listening to a second audiobook and discovered narrators make a big difference. I dove … Continue reading i fell in love with so many stories // end of year survey 2018 edition

donations and additions to my closet // reorganizing my closet

If you thought my bookshelf reorganization process was crazy, then you are about to have your mind blown with my clothes. I did not think I had a problem with clothes. Now I realize I do. I have been getting more into fashion since I started posting outfit of the day posts on my lifestyle … Continue reading donations and additions to my closet // reorganizing my closet

epic reads, beat the backlist, and more // 2019 reading challenges

I always enjoy starting challenges at the beginning of each year, but I usually struggle to pull through to the end of the year. This year, though, I'm hoping to be a little more determined (see my last resolution post) and keep track of all the challenges in my bullet journal. Perhaps if I have … Continue reading epic reads, beat the backlist, and more // 2019 reading challenges

a year of determination // my 2019 goals

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! *insert the obligatory 'I can't believe it's already 2019!* I absolutely love new beginnings and change. I didn't always, but throughout the years I learned that being able to adapt and accept changes, good or bad, is necessary in life. Otherwise I would mope around complaining all the time about how terrible … Continue reading a year of determination // my 2019 goals

mortal engines movie review // why did i not hear about this?!?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuL5yXsOAIA Doesn't this movie look amazing? And can you believe it's a YA adaptation? Somehow this movie (and book) escaped my radar until literally three days ago. I saw a few bookstagrammers post promo package images on Instagram, but I didn't think too much about those. I thought the book was new and looked cool. … Continue reading mortal engines movie review // why did i not hear about this?!?