The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon // Second Discussion

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon // Second Discussion

Welcome to the middle of the book! Actually, I've finished the book, but I'm sharing with you all my thoughts from the second section (pgs. 207-405) and let me tell you. A lot has happened. I'm going to dive into them now, but I need to warn you that this blog post will have a [...]

The Great Book Unhaul

The Great Book Unhaul

The end of a year always comes with some tension. There's books I want to read, but haven't had a chance to. There's books I've said I'll read, but probably won't. Books from publishers that I considered to cover on the blog and on Instagram. Books I bought on a whim, but aren't interested in [...]

Reading and Knitting: big worlds, cabled sweaters, and Taylor Swift

Reading and Knitting: big worlds, cabled sweaters, and Taylor Swift

At some point in September, I was on the Lionbrand website looking at different challenging sweaters to make. I could do a color-worked sweater or a cable knit sweater. I could start another top-down sweater or try my hand at pieces that I would need to sew together. The options for sweaters were endless, but [...]

December 2020 Buddy Read: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

December 2020 Buddy Read: The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

Hi hello! A couple of months ago, someone mentioned to me that they would love to buddy read The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon with me. I couldn't be more excited to read the book, but I'm having trouble remembering who I spoke to about it. But that conversation gave me an [...]