Mindful Ramblings 002

I've recovered from the soreness of helping move my brother's stuff. I've had a pretty stressful week at work as usual so I was listening to a lot of meditation music on my Instant Timer app. I apparently like listening to classical music now. I didn't get to review Remote Control l…

Giving Horror a Chance

A reading goal I have for this year is to give horror a chance. I've previously read and loved Shirley Jackson's We Have Always Lived in a Castle and The Haunting of Hill House. As well as Thomas Tryon's The Other. I've been really hyped to read horror but I have been very slow to r…

Should I Only Post Positive Reviews?

I've had this thought quite a few times. Should I only post positive reviews? Since I'm becoming more consistent at actually reviewing books on my blog this question has been popping in my head from time to time. There are a few reasons for and against this question I wanted to go over befo…

Mindful Ramblings 001

Lately, I've been missing writing about what I'm planning on reading next, what books I've discovered, and in general my life. I've been waiting till I do my quarter one wrap-up to discuss things going on in my life and all that I've read. I stumbled upon a blog called literarye…

The StoryGraph // A New Goodreads Competitor

If you didn't know, there is a new reading site that's making strides. It's called The StoryGraph. It's a book recommendation site so you can discover new books. According to its website - The StoryGraph helps you track your reading and choose your next book based on your mood and y…

The Many Mysteries of the Finkel Family by Sarah Kapit

Fans of the Penderwicks and the Vanderbeekers, meet the Finkel family in this middle grade novel about two autistic sisters, their detective agency, and life’s most consequential mysteries.
When twelve-year-old Lara Finkel starts her very own detective agency, FIASCCO (Finkel Investigation Agency So…

Romance Book Guide // Romance for Beginners

Previously on She's Got Books on Her Mind I wrote up a Horror Book Resource Guide. This time around we are going in the complete opposite direction - romance. I wanted to create this beginner's guide to romance because it's a genre I love but I am still navigating my way through. Since …

I Can't Wait For... Arsenic and Adobo, We Could Be Heroes, and These Hollow Vows

Can't Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss the books we're excited about that we have yet to read. Generally, they're books that have yet to be released. It's based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spi…

2021 Romances to Add to Your TBR

February is the month of love. And as someone who loves love I thought I'd find some romances I think I would like (and you too!). I love slow-burn romances, foodie romance, unexpected love interests, enemies to lovers, and sweet romances. I'm very particular with my romances so it's al…

Top 5 Books I Want to Read in February 2021

My last Top 5 didn't go exactly as planned. In the back of my mind, I really wanted to read horror and I knew I was going to read my mother-daughter book club pick so I only read two out of five of the list. Plus, I DNF'ed The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter because I was looki…