I’ll Get Around to It Later Book Tag

It’s been a while since I’ve done a book tag on Book Tag Thursday, but here’s my attempt to get going with it again.

Today, I’ll do the I’ll Get Around to It Later Book Tag that I found over on Corner of Laura. It was created by Liesl of Quote, Unquote.

A classic book you have been meaning to read forever but haven’t yet

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte

This one has probably been on my TBR since I read Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre, which was some time ago. I’ll get to it eventually.

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“Shady Hollow” by Juneau Black

This was exactly the light, fun read I wanted when I got it. What drew me to it? I can’t remember. All I recall is a friend checking out the book on one of our book shopping trips and me thinking that I like the cover and would like to look at it too, lol.


Cozy Mystery


Shady Hollow, book 1



Goodreads summary

The first book in the Shady Hollow series, in which we are introduced to the village of Shady Hollow, a place where woodland creatures live together in harmony–until a curmudgeonly toad turns up dead and the local reporter has to solve the case.

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Top 5 Tuesday #86: The 5 Ws

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm, and now hosted by Meeghan at Meeghan Reads.

This week’s topic:

Top 5 books with the 5 Ws in the title

(who, what, when, where, why)

I really like this week’s topic and have managed to pull together 5 books that I own for the topic. But I’ve only read two of them.

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“Green Rider” by Kristen Britain

I started another series with my buddy-reader in several fantasy things, Emily of Embuhleeliest, and I’ve quickly fallen for it too. This is the type of fantasy I enjoy reading: one with sword fighting, magic, and a chosen one who… doesn’t want to be the chosen one.




Green Rider, book 1



Goodreads summary

On her long journey home from school after a fight which will surely lead to her expulsion, Karigan G’ladheon ponders her future as she trudges through the immense forest called Green Cloak. But her thoughts are interrupted by the clattering of hooves as a galloping horse bursts from the woods, the rider slumped over his mount’s neck, impaled by two black-shafted arrows.

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“The Inheritance of Orquídea Divina” by Zoraida Córdova

Here we are with my second 5-star read of the year. I knew this one would be good. I’d been looking forward to reading it since checking out a review of it over on Lair of Books way back in 2021.








The Montoyas are used to a life without explanations. They know better than to ask why the pantry never seems to run low, or why their matriarch won’t ever leave their home in Four Rivers — not for graduations, weddings, or baptisms. But when Orquídea Divina invites them to her funeral and to collect their inheritance, they hope to learn the secrets that she has held onto so tightly their whole lives. Instead, Orquídea is transformed into a ceiba tree, leaving them with more questions than answers.

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Let’s Rewind: February 2023

And another month has come and gone, this time the short one, and it really just flew by. But here we are, in my favorite month of the year. 😄

Let’s Rewind is my version of a monthly wrap up but instead of talking about only books, I include all types of other stuff, like articles… bookish news… commercials… random-ass links… movies… art… podcasts… cartoons… and whatever else happened to me in the month. You know, the usual stuff that people talk about in monthly wrap ups. So read on to see what I did and read this month. You might stumble upon something that interests you.

My plan in January to visit a museum each month took a nosedive in February. I made it to a total of 0 museums, but that’s OK. I more than made up for it this month (March, ‘cause I’m posting this late).

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Top 5 Tuesday #85: These Have Numbers

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm, and now hosted by Meeghan at Meeghan Reads.

This week’s topic:

Top 5 books with numbers in the title

(What are the magic numbers in your books?)

I’m throwing up this Tuesday-themed meme on a Thursday ‘cause I’ve been MIA these past few days.

These aren’t the top books I’ve read with a number in the title. Instead, they are a random assortment of books I was able to find on my shelves that have a number in the title.

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Top 5 Tuesday #84: Just One Word

Top 5 Tuesday is a weekly meme created by Shanah, the Bionic Book Worm, and now hosted by Meeghan at Meeghan Reads.

This week’s topic:

Top 5 books with one word titles

(We’re aiming for brevity this week!)

The following are a few books I own and have read that have one-word titles. Seems that I’ve decided to just focus on the ones that begin with D.

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Comics Roundup #70: MG & YA Comics

Recently, I read a mish-mash of graphic novels geared toward middle-grade and young-adult readers. Since I’m not in the mood to do a separate post for each, I’ll try to share my thoughts for all of them in this post.

These comics range from fantastical to contemporary and were all pretty good reads.

Zeus: King of the Gods by George O’Connor (illus.)


MG Fantasy


Olympians, volume 1




Zeus: King of the Gods kicks off the first volume in O’Connor’s fantasy middle-grade comic-book retelling of the Greek myths. In this one, we begin learning about the progeny of the powerful earth goddess, Gaea, and the sky god, Ouranos, and the kids they created, including the Olympians. The story takes us from the beginning of everything to when Zeus and his kin defeat Kronos. (Goodreads)

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