Top 7 Books that Have Been on My TBR the Longest!

To-Be-Read lists can be so dangerous. On the one hand, they are super useful with helping the unsuspecting bibliophile in keeping track of titles that sound really fascinating in the moment. They masquerade as a useful tool to help the avid reader in maintaining resources of stuff if we actually find ourselves without anything to…

Top 5 Unexpectedly Excellent Reads!

Have you ever looked at a book and thought, “I’m definitely not going to like this.” But then something about it made you want to try it out anyway? Whether the setting or details in the synopsis caught your attention, or maybe your bibliophilic friends convinced you to read it because of how much they…

Top 5 Literary Classics I Want to Read Before I Die

Literary classics are very interesting to me as a collective. Some people believe in them with every fibre of their being, while others feel that they are outdated atrocities that need to be retired and replaced. Then you have folks like me that believe some classics shall be classics forever, while others are as obsolete…

Top 5 2018 SFF Releases to Read in 2019!

Recently, I was chatting with my cousin about an array of random things, such as mecha anime, video games we both want to re-play, and science-fiction books from last year that we’d both like to read, eventually. This made me realise that I haven’t heard much about adult SFF books as YA lit has been…

Top 5 Most Disappointing Books of 2018!

If anything good came out of 2018, it was that I didn’t have nearly as many shitty reading experiences as I did in the few years prior to it. The ones that I did have weren’t bad because they were severely problematic either (except for one title, which I did throw against my wall in…

Top 5 Pirate Books on My TBR

Recently I have been in the mood to experience pirate narratives. Since I am a fan of having background music or noise while I work and/or study, I ended up watching the Pirates of the Caribbean films while I did my stuff. Then it dawned on me that I haven’t read many piratey books in…

Top 5 Books I Wish I Never Read

Good morning! Today’s Top 5 post is brought to you by Sir Betrothed as this was a subject they were quite keen on me doing. Admittedly, I had to give this one some thought as I didn’t believe there were books that I genuinely wished I had never ever read. Yet, as I began to…