Author: cottoncandybookwitch

queer magic // the brightsiders

queer magic // the brightsiders

Today I’m going to be talking about a few things I loved about the queerest book I’ve ever laid my greedy queer hands upon, Jen Wilde’s THE BRIGHTSIDERS. There are so, so many things to love about this book. It’s about Emmy, the drummer for her band The Brightsiders, a bisexual girl who hasn’t come […]

Posted May 28, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
Spring Fling Read-A-Thon Progress

Spring Fling Read-A-Thon Progress

It’s about a week into the Spring Fling Read-A-Thon, which runs from May 15-June 15. I lovelovelove read-a-thons, and I’m hoping to use this one to knock a few books off my TBR list that I’ve been meaning to read for a while. Today, since it’s Friday and a typically low-view day, I am going […]

Posted May 25, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
why i haven’t been writing

why i haven’t been writing

I actually love writing, which is one of the reasons I blog, but I also love to write other things, too, like fiction and poetry. I majored in creative writing for a little while at the arts high school I went to, stopped writing for a while when I left, then took it up again […]

Posted May 23, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in writing / 0 Comments
the trouble with “meh” reads

the trouble with “meh” reads

“Meh” reads, aka 2-3 star reads on my personal Goodreads scale, are the actual WORST. I feel like I’ve read quite a few of them this year. They’re just books that I don’t feel one way or the other about, or found boring, or just weren’t that memorable. I find “meh” books so frustrating, and […]

Posted May 22, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments

bout of books: final update

It’s day 3 of Bout of Books, a week-long read-a-thon hosted here. Yesterday was the final day of the read-a-thon, and here’s my final update! Here are all the books I read during this Bout of Books: I was honestly expecting to read maybe 3 or fewer books since my reading pace has slowed so much […]

Posted May 21, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments

bout of books: day 6 progress

It’s day 3 of Bout of Books, a week-long read-a-thon hosted here. It’s a week-long read-a-thon challenge hosted from May 14-May 20. Here’s my progress for yesterday, day 5: Currently Reading Books Read   Challenge: stretch goals Today’s challenge is to reflect on goals; how we can stretch to complete them, or how the can […]

Posted May 20, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments

bout of books: day 4 progress

It’s day 3 of Bout of Books, a week-long read-a-thon hosted here. It’s a week-long read-a-thon challenge hosted from May 14-May 20. Here’s my progress for yesterday, day 4:   Currently Reading Progress: 34% I plan to finish this book today, either at work since it’s usually slow in the mornings, or tonight with brownies […]

Posted May 18, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments

bout of books: day 3 progress

It’s day 3 of Bout of Books, a week-long read-a-thon hosted here. It’s a week-long read-a-thon challenge hosted from May 14-May 20. Here’s my progress for yesterday, day 3:   Currently Reading Progress: 11% I’m not sure if I’m going to like this one. I didn’t like Goo’s debut, Since You Asked, but ADORED her second book, […]

Posted May 17, 2018 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments