As readers, we often think back to the first book we read on our own or the first series we binged. We reminisce about our favorites stories, characters, and worlds like it was just yesterday we fell in love with them. If you're anything like me, you grew up reading, and those stories and characters … Continue reading The Books that Shaped Me
Today's post won't be a witty book review or a haul of recent novels I've purchased. It won't be anything like what I've posted before, and I hope that's okay with you. Maybe you've noticed (or maybe you haven't at all) that I haven't posted to this blog in over a month. Allow me to … Continue reading Books, Perfectionism, and the Monster on my Shoulder.
We've come to the end of another month, which means it's time to share what books I picked up in July! Most of these books came from an independent book store in my town, while a few came from Barnes and Noble, so settle in for a good old fashioned book haul! *There are affiliate … Continue reading July Book Haul
Everyone has their favorite book series; whether you desperately waited for the next book to come out or you binged an entire series in a week. Personally, I haven't read a full series since The Hunger Games which was several years ago now. However, today, I'm going to be talking about series I started, but … Continue reading Series I Haven’t Finished
Imagine being stranded on a desert island; you're all alone, your ship is wrecked, and all of your belongings are floating in the ocean. And of course the first thing you should save is your books! Duh! Well, you should probably find food and make shelter, but the books are important too! Here are the … Continue reading Books I’d Bring to a Desert Island
Fiction; a world full of imagination and incredible stories that take us away from reality. It's usually a reader's first choice when picking up a novel. However, there is another whole world out there to discover; non-fiction.
Hello there, lovely readers! My name is Jess and I'm the creator of Literary Lily. Literary Lily is a blog and Instagram dedicated to reading, reviewing, and writing books.