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
the sunday post // 8-4-19

the sunday post // 8-4-19

The Sunday Post is a weekly meme hosted by Caffeinated Book Reviewer. It’s a chance to share news about the past week, reading recaps, hauls, and more.   weekly happenings Our ceiling exploded. Okay, maybe that’s just a touch dramatic. But of course right after I scheduled a Sunday Post last week saying that nothing really happened, […]

Posted August 4, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in sunday post / 5 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
august goals

august goals

I couldn’t think of any end of old month/beginning of new month puns, so woohoo, you are all saved from my bad jokes/sense of humor. It’s also not quite a new month yet, but as I mentioned in my wrap-up post, I’m doing my monthly posts a little early because I’m starting my new job […]

Posted July 30, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in goals, personal / 3 Comments
the sunday post // 7-28-19

the sunday post // 7-28-19

weekly happenings I had my last week at my current job. I continued preparing to be a children’s librarian and said goodbye to some of my kids. It was admittedly slightly gratifying that most of the ones I told were sad that I’m leaving. Also one of the new staff who hasn’t been here long made […]

Posted July 28, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in sunday post / 2 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
www wednesday // 7-24-19

www wednesday // 7-24-19

WWW Wednesday is a book blog meme hosted by Taking On A World of Words where book bloggers answer these questions: What are you currently reading? What are you reading next? What did you just finish reading?   just finished In preparation for starting my career as a children’s librarian next week, I have been trying to […]

Posted July 24, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in www wednesday / 3 Comments
how i use tarot

how i use tarot

I was having a conversation with my mom a couple weeks ago about my blog, and specifically, witchy tarot posts on my blog. I commented that even though I enjoy doing them and often get comments from people saying they love that kind of post, that is not reflected in the views I get. She […]

Posted July 23, 2019 by cottoncandybookwitch in witchy / 6 Comments