Bookish Musings: Why Spoilers Can Be a Good Thing

Bookish Musings: Why Spoilers Can Be a Good Thing

The other day I went to submit a review to a website and saw there was a rule about no spoilers... which my review had. I understand the reason for the rule, and they said I could include the spoilers as long as I hid them when I posted publicly, so it was fine! But it did get me thinking about why spoilers can be a good thing sometimes. I'm someone who avoids spoilers, for the most part. But,...
 
Update: Life and Books (May 2022) + Mermay Art!

Update: Life and Books (May 2022) + Mermay Art!

I promised you art last month, so here it is: a starfish merman pole dancing! I think I like the bent arm better, but I made both, so I might as well share both. I struggled A LOT with the drawing of this one, but I love how the tail makes such interesting shapes, and I feel like coloring has gotten less stressful and more fun for me. I like to imagine there's a band nearby playing some pretty...
 
Book Review: Violet Reverie by Talbot Finch

Book Review: Violet Reverie by Talbot Finch

Nathan has always had the ability to hear and see things others didn't and to know things he couldn't know, and now his father has angrily sent him to live away from his family at their summer home. While there, Nathan befriends one of the servants and falls for the new groundskeeper, Peter, and with their support, he feels like his future might not be so hopeless after...