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 […]

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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, […]

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The Stuck At Home Book Tag

Hello, dear friends, and welcome back to Hardcover Haven! I hope you are all well, happy, and safe and if you aren’t, I hope brighter days head your way soon! Here in the US, COVID-19 cases have spiked drastically in the past month, leading to most places here tightening their restrictions for gatherings and outings. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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10 Things To Help You Get In The Mood For Autumn

Hello, dear friends, and a Happy Spooky Season to you! Autumn is upon us here in the northern hemisphere and thus it’s time to celebrate the season! Today I’ll be doing just that by sharing some of my favorite things that help me (and hopefully you too) get into the mood for autumn. These are […]

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