Little reviews of the book boxes I'm recently subscribed to! Complete spoiler warning for June & July Illumicrate and July Fairyloot if you're waiting on receiving those.
This blog turned a year old a little while ago. It felt sad at the time. I'd wanted to really put effort into this blog and fill it with cool stuff, and then it turned out that living out a pandemic is exhausting and I often didn't have the motivation in the past few months.
I can't believe I'm saying this, but I read a lot in March. Ignored my responsibilities to do so, but hey! Reading! We like reading! Lots of reviews in this very late wrap up.
I finished four books in February, two of them anthologies and all of them fantasy. Not a huge amount, but standard for when I'm at school. It's been a stressful few weeks.
The director of Fake Famous seems to think his documentary is about revealing the fakeness of social media. I think it's really a simulation of being rich to begin with.
This month I read six books, one of which was a graphic novel and a reread. The rest were split between fantasy and nonfiction. No mind-blowing books this month, unfortunately. Most of them were uniformly good but not 5 star material, which makes it hard to order them from worst to best.
We return once more to the terrifying world of my terrifyingly long TBR shelf.
Oh, December. The relief of the semester ending and the return to the problem of what you do during a pandemic when you don't have school. Well, I think we've all heard enough about that. Might as well get right to the books.
Wrapping up my December book collecting with used books, digital borrows, and what makes me unhaul a book.
The Circle has been hailed as a revolutionary exploration of how we hide behind photos and the trappings of social media online in pursuit of popularity. I think it's more notable for being an exploration of how we perform gender in pursuit of acceptance.