Queens And Cultural Appropriation | The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King Review

Title: The Hundredth Queen Author: Emily R. King Format: Audiobook Narrator: Lauren Ezzo Running Time: 10 hours, 6 minutes Rating: ⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Summary: As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone…

Obsession Confession | My Love of Hellcat’s Black Panther

Hey, y’all! It’s Lila! Sorry for the unexpected two week long semi-hiatus. I was so worn out and I really needed a quick break. BUT I’M BACK NOW!!!! And I’ve got lots of stuff in store for y’all! First up is Obsession Confession, my weekly segment in which is dedicated to telling y’all about my recent…

One Hell of a Ride! | Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 by Kate Leth, Brittney Williams, Megan Wilson, Joe Sabino, and Clayton Cowles Combo Mini Review

Title: Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! Volume 1: Hooked On A Feline Author: Kate Leth Artists: Brittney Williams, Megan Wilson, Joe Sabino, and Clayton Cowles Publisher: Marvel Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Goodreads Summary: Patsy Walker has managed to escape her past, her enemies and Hell itself (literally) – but nothing compares to job hunting in New York City! Between trying to make…

Obsession Confession | Come Back To Me Star Trek!

Hey y’all! What’s up?! It’s Lila! I know it’s been a while, but I needed to take a week or two of rest because I was just exhausted, physically and mentally. I’m still pretty tired, in all honesty, but I wanted to get back to blogging. Anyhoo. In the time during my break, I found…

Obsession Confession | A Court of Geniuses Living Ultralife!

Whew! I don’t know about you, but I’ve had a busy two weeks! Between deadlines and outings and events and classes/lessons, I’ve been running around. Hence, why I missed a week of Obsession Confession (but…let’s just not mention that…). Anyhoo, somehow, between all of the insanity, I managed to discover new obsessions to share with you!…

Diversity Spotlight Thursday | Multiracial Matters

Hey, y’all! It’s Lila and this week I decided to join in Diversity Spotlight Thursday! Diversity Spotlight Thursday is a weekly meme hosted by a Aimal at Bookshelves And Paperbacks.The meme’s rules are simple; each week, you choose three diverse books that fall under a certain category of marginalization and you fit the books into three…

Obsession Confession | Humans Ascend On A Journal

Hello, hello, helloooooo, ducklings! How art thou on this fin spring day? I hope y’all are well! It’s time for this week’s installment of Obsession Confession! So many obsessions, so many confessions! Let’s see what we have… Books And once again, we have a week where I don’t have a featured book. Which is not to…

Ever The Cliched | Ever The Hunted By Erin Summerill Audiobook Review

Title: Ever The Hunted Author: Erin Summerill Format: Audiobook Narrator: Helen Johns Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC Length: 11 hours, 27 minutes Star Rating: ★★ 0.5/ ☆☆☆☆☆ Goodreads Summary: Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, the legendary bounty hunter for the King of Malam—that is,…

Obsession Confession | The 100 Borders of Bookish Shame

Ah! Another week in the life of a 22 year old mad woman has passed me by! And, of course, that week brought said madwoman (i.e. me) many new obsessions. Let’s see what’s been occupying this particular madwoman’s mind… Books *hangs head in shame* Um…Sooooo…I have a confession…This past week my reading slump majorly caught…

Lila Wonders…Can You Like A Book That You Also Find Problematic?

Recently there’s been a lot of talk surrounding problematic books and what authors, bloggers, and readers should be doing about those books. Inevitably, the question was raised: is it possible to like a book, yet still recognize it as problematic. So today I’m going to be exploring that question. Bear in mind, I’m not writing…