Right now, countless days into this lockdown you need is a really good laugh and a lovely romance that makes you sigh – Julia Quinn’s new novel First Comes Scandal will deliver!Read More →


When I was a kid, I never really appreciated movies and television. Hell, I never appreciated books. I didn’t take the time to realize the escape that they offered me, because I didn’t realize that is what I was getting. I didn’t understand that distraction was an escape. Life isRead More →

Emily updates us with the books she read in April. Her list includes Ember Queen, One of us is Next, and Brightly Burning.Read More →

Last Wednesday, one year almost to the day after the finale of Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments on Freeform, Constantin Film and the BBC dropped a bomb on fans of Cassandra Clare’s Shadowhunter Chronicles: they’re making a TV Show out of The Infernal Devices. The response was… not exactly what you’dRead More →

Once again, Emily takes us through the books she read last month. In March she read 10 books, including #futureboards, Girl Squads, and more!Read More →

This is a difficult time for us all. Books have always been my happy place, so I thought I’d share some books that might bring you the comfort that we all need right now. My genre for happy is romance – you are literally guaranteed a happily ever after.Read More →

Queerly Not Straight: 10 LGBTQ+ Audiobooks Available on Hoopla

In an effort to build a space for queer people like myself, every Tuesday I’ll be posting opinion pieces, listicals, reviews, and more focused on the LGBT community (and occasionally about the Latinx/WOC community since I am Latinx.) Welcome to Queerly Not Straight! Enjoy and leave a comment below ifRead More →

We’re back! I read some more books in February, and since I posted my TBR for the month in January, let’s see if I stuck to it!Read More →