The world is a strange and kind of scary place right now. With the spread of COVID-19 affecting both physical and mental health all over the world, and social distancing, self quarantine, and shelter-in-place measures being enacted throughout the U.S. and dozens of other countries, I think everyone is at least a little on edge. … Continue reading How Has Social Distancing Affected Your Reading?
How can I rate books I haven't even read? Watch my new video to find out! (Rating system is not scientific.)
So... I've been away awhile. I've been pretty busy with work and podcasting for a few weeks, but I wanted to get a post up before too long to try to keep some semblance of consistency. So, enter a book tag! I happened to be tagged in this TBR (To Be Read) tag, about all … Continue reading Book Tag: TBR
Hey, Shadow City fans, have I got some good news for you! (If you haven't read Shadow City, check this out.) If you liked Anna Mocikat's sci-fi/horror/adventure novel (and are anxiously awaiting book 2...), then you will love her brand new series, the first installment of which will be available this May! The … Continue reading Cover Reveal: Behind Blue Eyes
It's 11 p.m., I'm winding down my brain, and I haven't posted anything this week, so it's the perfect time for this Rapid Fire Book Tag! Just in case any of these questions are things you were dying to know about me. The idea of Rapid Fire is of course to answer as quickly as you … Continue reading Book Tag: Rapid Fire Questions
*I was given a review copy of this book by the publisher to participate in the Reign & Ruin release blog tour One interesting side effect of my brief brush with authors behaving badly last month was that my inbox was proverbially flooded with review requests. Who would have thought that broadcasting the fact that … Continue reading Review: Reign & Ruin
As you may already know, I've been experimenting with Rhonda Pods About Books, a podcast version of my blog. I haven't done very much with it yet, as I'm still sort of finding my footing, but I think I like the direction I'm going with it so far. But while I've been figuring out the … Continue reading I’m Trying BookTube!
You may recall my 2019 Reading Challenge, which I pretty much abandoned around mid-April last year. I think I was a little too ambitious in my criteria. But I still really like the idea of challenging and stretching myself with my reading, so this year I was looking for a way to do that without having … Continue reading Reading Challenges for 2020
Now, before you leave a long, impassioned comment (which I welcome, by the way) or just skip this post altogether, let me just say upfront that I fully support every reader's right to read and love what they want to read and love. I recognize that Harry Potter has a very special place in many … Continue reading I Am Not On Board with “Harry Potter”
It's been a week since I saw Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. There were things I loved about it, and things I wasn't so on board with, and things that I was simply baffled by. I've now had some time to process and sort out my emotions regarding the conclusion of this … Continue reading Book Recommendations Based on Your “The Rise of Skywalker” Opinions