AEL: The Collegia Magica, King Solomon’s Mines, Oz briefly, The Haunting of Hill House, Sofia the First, two O’Brians, The Outlaws of Sherwood, The Wind in the Willows, Misery, two Austens, To Kill A Mockingbird

The Collegia Magica by Carol Berg — This was my second time through these books, and I find them a very interesting experience. The world the author has created is solidly conceived, makes sense, and fascinates. The characters she populates it with are...

AEL: I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, 3 Oz books, 2 Howl books, The Letter of Marque, Superman: The Animated Series, Hogwarts Mystery, Mystery of the Batwoman, the first half of War and Peace

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika S├ínchez — I enjoyed this book despite how painful it was. Julia goes through remarkable and very believable character growth. At first she’s an insufferable teenager (though in a very understandable way that...

AEL: The Fortune of War, three AP books, the rest of The Dark Is Rising Sequence, The Westing Game, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, SU eps, Frozen short films, Zootopia, The Surgeon’s Mate

The Fortune of War by Patrick O’Brian — After enjoying the previous book so much, I definitely loved this direct continuation of the story. I was wondering for a while how this author could possibly have written twenty freaking books in this series, but it...

AEL: The Candle in the Wind, The Murder of Mary Russell, The Light Princess, Frances, JatH, BatB (again), The Book of Merlyn, AP 1-3, Wizard People, Justice League, Master and Commander, The Enchanted Castle, Kissing the Witch, Transparent

12 days ’til I turn 37! The Candle in the Wind by T.H. White — If the previous installment was the fanfiction leadup to the inevitable, this one is the leisurely, meaty examination of that inevitable. It’s ridiculously sad, and a brilliant dramatic...