my book expo experience: friday

my book expo experience: friday

Book Expo was a total whirlwind experience that I’m glad I got to go to. It was a huge privilege to be able to go, and I would have never been able to attend if not for my job. Here is what happened on Friday, the last day of the conference: Mostly panels. On Friday, I […]

Posted June 1, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments
my book expo experience: thursday

my book expo experience: thursday

I did it! I made it through Book Expo, day 2! Book Expo is definitely an exciting privilege, but it is also very stressful and overwhelming, especially when you have anxiety. I am really proud of myself for going at all, even though I’m not doing everything I set out to do and not everything […]

Posted May 31, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 0 Comments

my book expo to do list

So in case you missed it…I’M GOING TO BOOK EXPO THIS YEAR!!!!! I am so super excited because I’ve never been to real Book Expo, only Power Readers (I am oooooooold) and the first year of BookCon, which was a STRAIGHT DISASTER, and I’ve never gone in a professional position for work-related reasons either, so […]

unexpected // hope and other punch lines

unexpected // hope and other punch lines

Title: Hope and Other Punch Lines Author: Julie Buxbaum Pages: 320 Date published: May 7, 2019 Abbi Hope Goldstein is like every other teenager, with a few smallish exceptions: her famous alter ego, Baby Hope, is the subject of internet memes, she has asthma, and sometimes people spontaneously burst into tears when they recognize her. […]

Posted May 22, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment
queer books i need to read

queer books i need to read

In my recent post where I reflected on my reading, I realized that I have somehow not read ANY queer books this year. Given that queer books are seriously my jam, this is an utter travesty that has made me look at my TBR list again to figure out how many queer books are on […]

Posted May 20, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 4 Comments
bi-weekly update // 5-18-19

bi-weekly update // 5-18-19

It’s time for another bi-weekly update. Prepare for updates on my personal life and on my reading, and probably some other stuff too.   life updates I’m feeling way better about my job. I’ve noticed I tend to go through phases of being somewhat okay with being a librarian and then periods of hating being a […]

Posted May 18, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in wrap-up / 7 Comments
intergalactic charm // geekerella

intergalactic charm // geekerella

Title: Geekerella Author: Ashley Poston Pages: 320 Date published: April 4, 2017 Part romance, part love letter to nerd culture, and all totally adorbs, Geekerella is a fairy tale for anyone who believes in the magic of fandom. Geek girl Elle Wittimer lives and breathes Starfield, the classic sci-fi series she grew up watching with her […]

Posted May 16, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in books / 1 Comment