Category: books

a YARC update

At the beginning of the year, I decided to take part in the YARC (Year of the Asian) reading challenge. The goal is to read as many books by Asian authors as possible. You can find more info about the challenge on the blogs of the lovely  Lily, Vicky, Shealea, and CW, who are all hosting it! I […]

Posted August 5, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
2020 earcs i can’t wait to read

2020 earcs i can’t wait to read

I have a problem. The problem is my TBR list. I am already super behind on my 2019 TBR because I’ve been reading a lot of backlist books and children’s books and poetry, yet somehow I’m still requesting 2020 eARCs??? What is wrong with me. BUT there are just so many amazing books coming out […]

Posted August 1, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 9 Comments
august tbr

august tbr

I stopped doing monthly TBR posts a while ago because I literally never followed them. I would always just put a bunch of new releases for the month that I wasn’t sure if I was really in the mood for or not and then never read any of them. So I’m doing a TBR post […]

Posted July 31, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, goals / 3 Comments
tarot reading: the raven boys

tarot reading: the raven boys

Okay, so I am having a total tarot field day with THE RAVEN BOYS. There’s actual tarot in the book that plays a role in the story, so obviously I had to do my own tarot reading for one of the characters. I was especially intrigued by Whelk’s tarot reading scene where he got the […]

Posted July 25, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, tarot / 2 Comments

24in48 readathon sign up!!

Red alert! Red alert! This never happens! This is unprecedented! I have AN ENTIRE TWO DAYS OFF IN A ROW during a 24-hr readathon! Okay, so this one is actually 48 hours, but the goal is still to read for 24 hours out of the 48 hour time span, ergo the 24in48 Readathon!! I have […]

Posted July 19, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 8 Comments
recent tbr additions

recent tbr additions

Today I’ll be sharing some books I’ve added to my GoodReads TBR list recently. Here are some of the books I’ve added that I’m excited about: When You Were Everything | Ashley Woodfolk | March 10, 2020 I need this book, like, yesterday. First of all, the cover is amazing. Secondly, it’s about friendships ending […]

Posted July 18, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 5 Comments
book recs for a sea witch

book recs for a sea witch

There are many “paths” or specialties that one can take as a witch. Some people don’t have a path or refer to themselves as an “eclectic” witch, but others do choose a particular field of witchcraft to study and practice. Today I’ll be trying out a new feature that is basically recs based on your […]

Posted July 11, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books, witchy / 5 Comments