March & April’s Insomnia-Fuelled Book Haul

One of my really bad habits when I’m supremely stressed out is shopping, specifically book shopping. I tend to go to the library to help me with this compulsive behaviour, however, I now work every single day during the same exact hours that the Libs is open for business, which has taken away my ability to healthily treat my stress shopping habits. So… when insomnia has stricken over the last month or so, I have ventured into the dark and tempting territories of the Amazon Kindle eBook store.

Library Loot: Non-Fiction & True Crime

Since I’ve been in a mood to read about serial killers and the psychology of criminality, most of the books that I snagged are nonfiction or true crime titles to do with those subjects. I did get a couple that aren’t so centred on such dreary and disturbing topics, but overall the haul is rather dark.

Massive SFF Library Loot: Summer-time Reading Fun-time!

I got a humongous leaning tower of tomes and I’m excited to read them over the next three to four months. Joking and whining aside, the Summer heat is pretty atrocious for my physical health, so to avoid long bouts of bedrest, I figured it would be wise to hoard up on things that can help keep my ADHD occupied

Saturday’s Library Loot: Adult Fantasy & Science-Fiction

Happy Saturday, y’all! Today is my first day at the new job and, honestly, I’m a basket of nerves. When I get nervous and stressed out, I tend to do some stress-induced shopping. However, in an effort to keep myself from spending money that I definitely don’t have, I went to the library and “shopped” there instead.

Super Duper Library Haul: Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Own-Voices Non-fiction Japanese

Since I’ve been mostly in a fantasy and nonfiction reading mood lately, almost all of the books that I put on hold are from these respective genres. I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel a tad bit overwhelmed by how many library books I now have in my possession. Even so, I’m really ecstatic to read these titles. It’s been so damn long since my bibliophilic impulses have been this strong.

May’s Excellent E-Book Haul!

Okay, I am so ready for the local libraries to open up their doors soon. As someone who tends to be a stress shopper, my Kindle library has been growing like a weed on steroids. Granted, I never buy an e-book unless it’s on sale for a couple of bucks (I may stress shop, but…

March & April’s Awesomely Huge E-Book Haul (25+ Books)

Between March and April, I have acquired quite a vast amount of Kindle books. Before quarantine, I already had a pretty decently sized digital catalogue of reads, but due to local libraries shutting down for an indefinite period and many local bookshops closing their doors or having shipping times extended quite heavily, I’ve suddenly discovered…

Surprise Book Mail: Islamic YA & Psychological Thriller

Last week was a very stressful week for me with trying to be an emotional pillar for my parents and then dealing with my own underlying grief and depression. Normally, when I’m feeling this low and terrible, I tend to go on shopping sprees. However, ever since I began a relationship with my local library,…

Library Loot #13: Science-Fiction & Mysteries

Welcome, chums, to another round of “Lacks Restraint Terribly,” er… I mean, my recent loot from the good ol’ library. My genre cravings have been all over the bleeding place lately, but mysteries definitely seem to be hitting my enjoyment spot. I’ve also been finding lots of delight in science-fiction, particularly where artificial intelligence narratives…

Cosy Mystery Book Haul for Autumn!

Autumn is always a time of cosy vibes! It also happens to be my second favourite season! I love grabbing a mug of hot chocolate with a mountain of whipped cream, my fluffiest blanket and fuzziest sockies, and curling up with a really good book or some super scary video games. Usually there’s candy corn…