Wrapping Up The Year | 2020 Favorites

Wrapping Up The Year | 2020 Favorites

Well, friends, we made it! It is finally 2021 and I don't know about you but I am beyond thrilled to bid 2020 adieu! And good riddance, amiright? Lol! 2020 honestly seemed like The Year The Universe Threw All The Things At Us and it feels like an absolute miracle that any of us made [...]

Lately With Lila December 2020 | Goodbye 2020 & Good Riddance!

Lately With Lila December 2020 | Goodbye 2020 & Good Riddance!

Hey, friends, how're you all doing? I hope you are well, safe, happy, and healthy and if not, I hope brighter days head your way soon! I cannot believe we made it through the last month of the eternity that was 2020 and into 2021. I, for one, am really hoping this year will be [...]

ANNOUNCING: The Written In The Margins Traveling Book Club! (SIGN UPS OPEN)

ANNOUNCING: The Written In The Margins Traveling Book Club! (SIGN UPS OPEN)

Sooooo...friends...I did A ThingTM! I've had a dream of doing this thing for a long time now and I finally bit the bullet and just...did it! Okay, okay, so I know I'm being all cryptic, so I'll stop now and just come out and say it: *deep breath* I'm starting a traveling book club!! Now, [...]

Thinking Out Loud | Hi, I Have No Internal Monologue & This Is How I Think

Thinking Out Loud | Hi, I Have No Internal Monologue & This Is How I Think

Hey, friends! A while back, the internet flew into a frenzy over whether or not you have an internal monologue. Apparently, the majority of people have an internal monologue and are simply amazed and astounded by those of us who just...don't. And, yes, I said "those of us" because—surprise!—I am, in fact, someone who does [...]

TBR Inspection | 5 Books I’ve Picked Up & Re-Shelved

TBR Inspection | 5 Books I’ve Picked Up & Re-Shelved

Hey, friends! How's it going? Hopefully well and if not, hopefully brighter days head your way soon! Today I want to talk about books I've started reading and set down for one reason or another, fully intending to return to them and finish them...and then never got back to (or at least haven't gotten back [...]

Five Graphic Novels/Comic Books To Pick Up During A Readathon

Five Graphic Novels/Comic Books To Pick Up During A Readathon

Readathons can be hard when it comes to figuring out how much you want to read and how to balance that load. You may find yourself asking, "Do I want to read a few bigger books or a lot of smaller books? Or a mixture of big and small books?? Or maybe I want to [...]

Lately With Lila November 2020 | A Farewell To Autumn

Lately With Lila November 2020 | A Farewell To Autumn

Hey, friends! How's everyone hangin' in there? Hopefully good and if not, hopefully brighter days are on the way soon enough. We've finally reached the end of this god awful year, it seems., and thank god for that! I'm still kind of shocked that we've made it through December without the entire world literally imploding, [...]

Celebrating My Birthday By Sharing The Library Of My Life!

Celebrating My Birthday By Sharing The Library Of My Life!

Hello, friends! Happy belated Thanksgiving to my friends in the US and to those who don't celebrate I wish you a happy day! Aside from Thanksgiving this week is an exciting one for me as it also happens to be my 26th birthday today! I know we're in the midst of a global pandemic and [...]

Where To Start With Poetry + Recommendations

Where To Start With Poetry + Recommendations

So. You've probably heard the news by now, but just in case you haven't, lemme fill ya in: poetry is back. Okay, okay, okay! So poetry was never actually gone, but what I mean is that recently (as in, in the past few years), poetry has made a resurgence as a form of popular literature. With the rise of so-called "Insta-poets" such [...]